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... h every time I needed to see him...80 miles one way. So I went with a local guy who I felt had comparable credentials. As a matter of fact, he just did a third surgery Friday morning! ... (5 replies)
... I see...I thought you meant you would be returning to teach class! I'm glad you have this all figured out. Sometimes people enter into major surgery without a clue as to what they are getting into. ... (6 replies)
... I will be taking time off from work a minimum of 3 months, I am also a student. My surgery was scheduled for mid July but had to be pushed back. There will also be a vascular surgeon assisting. ... (6 replies)

... three weeks post surgery, and many are still on pain medication. Of course, every surgery and every patient is unique...but I am afraid you are being unrealistic in your expectations. ... (6 replies)
... S1 this year. I had the ALIF in mid May. I was don f great in just a few weeks. If you only have 1 in class day per week I would think you might very well be able to handle it. Good luck. ... (6 replies)
... I'm 40 years old and have had degenerative disk disease for 20 years. My vertebra are rubbing together. My surgery is scheduled for the beginning of Aug and my school semester starts the 3rd week of Aug. I'm worried if I will be up for class it's just one in class a week. ... (6 replies)
... but that is a significant fact in your recovery. There are different types of nerve injury or assault that can happen with lumbar surgery. First, it is a big surgery that can end up being more like a carpentry project with the use of medical tools that look like a saw, a hammer, pliers, etc. ... (3 replies)
... teteri66: Thanks for responding! I did not have the nerve pain before surgery! Of course the surgeon is not going to tell me he was the one that damaged the nerve. He said I'm still in recovery - give it a complete year. But it hurts so bad - I can't sleep anymore. How it can be hurting so bad and still be numb is beyond me. What is an EMG? Not sure. I've... (3 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear you have developed neuropathy since your fusion. Did you have an EMG to find the diagnosis, or is this what the spine surgeon is calling it? Were nerves damaged from the incision? You are still very early in recovery so perhaps the nerves will calm down in time. Am I correct that you didn't have this nerve pain prior to surgery? Lyrical is the... (3 replies)
... Yes. PT is a must. You need to learn what you can and cannot do plus which muscles to really work to be able to support your "new" back appropriately. Good luck. (6 replies)
... Thank you Did you do Physical therapy after? (6 replies)
... I would be getting a ALIF for two disks. In assuming you got a much bigger fusion. I'm really happy to hear it went so well for you. Hearing that gives me a lot more hope. ... (8 replies)
... also going numb and at times, sitting was making my leg hurt so that it was affecting my concentration. I am hoping that I made the right decision in having the ALIF surgery, as I was told by my Dr. ... (13 replies)
ALIF surgery
Dec 2, 2016
... So my partner 68 had ALIF surgery August 24. He has been recovering well. Two days ago he missed a step on the deck and landed on his butt. He insists nothing hurts and he is ok. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for experiences. I will keep on educating myself other wise might end up worst, "heaven forgive". Another surgery is out the question for me unless life threatening. I just feel that maybe just maybe, I shouldn't of done ALIF surgery. ... (13 replies)
... under my cars to work on or work my honey do list on my house. This is a first I heard about scar tissue creating more problems. This scar was created because of ALIF surgery I assume? ... (13 replies)
... L5. Surgery failed no improvement. ... (13 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)


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