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... The pain has increased and I am unable to walk without a walker. Sleeping is difficult because pain wakes me up after a couple of hours in the same position. He did a spinal to help with left sided sciatica. ... (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)
... 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 prosper...so 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)
... maybe just by patients more than by surgeons...and no, it is not out of date. In some situations it is still considered to be the "gold standard" of spinal fusion. A lot of it depends on the structure of the patient's back, the condition of the spinal components at that level, etc. ... (7 replies)
Spinal fusion
Mar 4, 2014
... essure on the adjoining disc due to the mechanics of the spine, often putting into place a process called "adjoining disc disease," it is better to not begin the fusion process until later in life. ... (3 replies)
... S1 discectomy surgery in 2006 done by a neurosurgeon. I developed scar tissue but it never caused any problems. About 2 years after that surgery i had another part of that disc fragment off. ... (1 replies)
... It sounds like you did too much activity after having not been active for a period of time...and I imagine the bike riding was particularly irritating to the front of the thigh. ... (7 replies)
... ou cannot count on the hardware preventing you from damaging the fusion. There is a chance it might hold, but you cannot count on it. This could happen as well after you are completely fused too, but chances are much less. ... (6 replies)
... surgery, patients often think that if they can just get through the first couple days after surgery, that will be the difficult part. But the weeks and months post surgery present their own special challenges. ... (9 replies)
... First, what you are experiencing is normal for many fusion patients. Nerve pain can take a long time to go away...beyond 3 months. ... (2 replies)


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