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ALIF post op
Oct 15, 2014
... times a day. Now after surgery I have absolutely no back pain, I do however have some discomfort in the stomach area from the incision. ... (3 replies)
... The fusion surgery is a fairly strenuous surgery , rather like a carpentry project and the tools and hardware resemble a high tech version of what you could get at the hardware store. ... (4 replies)
... Glad to hear things are going OK. I just wanted to mention that the point of walking for the period right after surgery and several weeks thereafter is not for exercise or to build up stamina. ... (4 replies)

... Always appreciated reading these from other so wanted to do my own check in. Surgery was 'success' they were originally planning on putting a bracket on the posterior side but said my bone structure wouldn't allow it or something. ... (4 replies)
ALIF post op
Oct 18, 2014
... nk you for the advice...I am being very careful, I would not want to mess up my chances of being without pain in the future. I am keeping an open mind about this surgery and having positive thoughts. ... (3 replies)
ALIF post op
Oct 16, 2014
... Welcome to the board. I am delighted you are pleased with the results of your surgery thus far. Please keep in mind that it takes about a year for the fusion to be complete and to set up strong and hard. ... (3 replies)
... lk. The doctor tells me I am going to be in pain until I have the rest of the surgeries, and you're right it is hard to lose weight. I can't get the rest of the surgery until I lose 100 lbs. Just seems unattainable at this point. Thanks for your reply. ... (4 replies)
... I had a similar surgery to yours, and it was at least 3 months before I felt like even just leaving my house. ... (4 replies)
... Yes I was told the surgery was risky but I was in so much pain I didn't know what to do. Maybe I was wrong for doing it but she scared me so much when she told me my back was so bad. ... (4 replies)
... th your surgery. I a afraid I do not have much to offer, but wanted to acknowledge your post. I hope the surgeon explained the high risks you faced having this surgery and that it made the changes for a successful outcome less. ... (4 replies)
... my incision burst open and I had to have another surgery which she said fluid had collected in between the discs but then she told me she put more of the artificial bone in there to keep fluid out. ... (4 replies)
... Many of us have had spinal fusions. ALIF is just one way to approach the surgical site. ... (1 replies)
... ntion that TLIF can result in some complications that patients are not expecting as it is usually sold as a "less invasive," muscle sparing procedure compared to ALIF or PLIF. Some doctors tend to make it sound like recovery will be easier than in reality it turns out to be. ... (2 replies)
Alif surgery
Feb 3, 2014
... I just want to introduce myself and say Hi. I have been lurking here for awhile. I just seen my surgeon and found out I will be having alif surgery on my lower back here soon. So far he is talking l5 s1 but may include l4. ... (2 replies)
... Hope someone out there can help me. I am age 50, female and in excellent shape before anterior ALIF surgery. ... (7 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. I had leg pain for a couple months but the doctors said it was a small enough piece that my body would absorb it. ... (1 replies)
... My ALIF surgery was on 9/14, the screw removal was on 9/18 and the infection surgery was 9/28. My meds are diluadid and roxycodone. (6 replies)
... i had alif surgery on l5 s1 about 4 weeks ago ,during the first surgery a nerve was pierced with a screw .so there was a second surgery to remove the screw and then i got an infection which required a third surgery. i am excruciating pain both back buttock and leg . ... (6 replies)
... s1 broad tearing of annular fibers mild bulge and some loss of disc height. I am have ALIF surgery on May 4th with out a cage and with a plate. ... (13 replies)
... I am 31, and have scoliosis mostly thoracic curve and pretty advanced Stenosis in my L1 and down. L5 is severe, and awaiting ALIF surgery. I just got insurance go ahead, now just waiting for the general surgeon, and neurosurgeon to have a date they can agree on. ... (5 replies)


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