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... Doctors have different opinions on the need for a brace. I didn't have one for my first fusion but did for the second. I actually preferred wearing the brace as it was a physical reminder to not bend or twist or be too active. ... (5 replies)
... hips worked together AFTER my spine was fused, OVER A PERIOD OF MANY YEARS. ... (2 replies)
... I agree with Terri and especially if you are on pain meds, which I expect you would be at 2 weeks post op. It seems like you are doing an awful lot of activity for being so soon out of surgery. ... (5 replies)

... I had a 2 level fusion 4 days before you and everytime I sit up it feels as if someone is cracking me in the back with a baseball bat. The pain gets worse with activity. ... (9 replies)
... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods inserted. The doctors called it a spinal fusion. ... (3 replies)
... I cannot say specifically how long it takes, as there are so many variables. I can tell you that an activity like golf is particularly difficult to return to. ... (13 replies)
... y it could take more time to settle down. I take lyrica and not sure it helps. I worry and anxious over this. I was very active prior to this surgery. Now my activity level is limited. I wonder if my surgery was even necessary. I had leg weakness wnd fasiculations prior to surgery. ... (7 replies)
... Let me begin by saying that recovery from a spinal fusion requires a great deal of patience and takes a long time. ... (23 replies)
Spinal Fusion
Jan 30, 2014
... cells from being able to grow and you will be so glad you stopped and remember not to resume smoking post surgery!! It took 18 months for my second fusion to fully form and set up. ... (20 replies)
... Walk. Walking is your most important activity until you are showing signs of fusion. Take many small walks, even if it is just around the house. ... (9 replies)
... I just found this message board when I was googling about after having a spinal fusion. ... (6 replies)
... S1 in June of '05. Her doctor gradually allowed her to do more activities. As Blue Atlas said he made her wait until after the no bending lifting twisting time. Before beginning a new activity we always checked with her dr. first. ... (3 replies)
... old male who has had two fusion surgeries, 2002, 2003. ... (6 replies)
... ess I aint no spring chicken , but I'm only 40 yrs old . I am, fit or should say was a fit person until this injury happened. I feel you will never be the same after a fusion . Now I am glad I had it done. And would do the same thing again , But I really hated my surgeon for telling me I would be normal. ... (49 replies)
... Hahahaha.. ok what I DO know right now is that I don't want to get into a car with Rob (giggle). No worse than driving in a car or riding in an airplane??? Ok, lets think about this.. I mean seriously. A roller coaster goes 60+ miles per hour (I know of one that actually goes 120 mph), they twist you (a definite no no :nono:), turn you, and make you go updisde-down. ... (11 replies)
... ld be no worse than riding on an airplane, driving a car, riding a horse, or any other outdoor activity. I have read where people get back to doing those things after fusion surgery. As far as the weight limit if you lift properly and condition yourself correctly, I cannot see what the big deal is. ... (11 replies)
... It's not great to have a fracture but I think it is better than having the screw piercing a spinal nerve. Assuming the bone graft takes and you get a solid fusion, things should heal up nicely. ... (5 replies)
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... to call the surgeon who performed the initial surgery "Doctor A." The surgeon who performed the hardware removal is "Doctor B" and the one you saw most recently after the second surgery will be " Doctor C. ... (3 replies)
... I'm afraid it is a bit unrealistic to plan on routinely playing golf in six months. Golf, in particular, is an activity that is difficult to resume until you are completely fused...and if you are an avid golfer it may be why your surgeon did the 360 fusion. ... (12 replies)

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