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... I doubt very much that Celebrex was the culprit. It is the one drug that can be taken after fusion as it has a slightly different chemical make-up from NSAIDs. For whatever reason, sometimes the fusion just doesn't take and bone does not grow, or grow in the right places. I would agree with your assessment that you should gather another opinion or two just to be sure that... (5 replies)
... further surgery, considering all the risks, and I will definitely seek second and third opinions. I could live with the way I am now, it is just so far from the recovery I had hoped for, and I would need some kind of assurance that there was a significant chance of achieving a favourable outcome. ... (5 replies)
... ligiously do the exercises three times a day. I have not given up all hope of getting my life back, but I am gradually coming to terms with the fact that a full recovery is unlikely. I am taking amitryptaline each day to help with with the nerve pain. I am not sure that it helps. ... (4 replies)

... I'm posting this thread because it appears there is not alot of information out there regarding the Axialif Procedure. ... (0 replies)
... Hi LeAnne, It seems you have the same problem I have. You have 1 month more recovery on me, and from what I read and with Grundy's post I am really not looking forward to the future.... ... (71 replies)
... I had the AxiaLIF procedure done Oct.29th,2009 L5 S1. If I had it to do all over again, I would have never done it. I WAS a very active woman. ... (71 replies)
... Did you have the procedure done? If so, how did it turn out? (71 replies)
Sep 15, 2009
... How did your procedure go as far as recovery time, success in terms of pain reduction. ... (40 replies)
Sep 12, 2009
... I've heard the recovery is long and hard and that's what scares me. ... (40 replies)
Sep 11, 2009
... level fusion. Not sure if the axialif will work for 2 levels. I have degenerative disk with pain down the right leg and numbing in the foot. Foot is actuall slightly swollen. ... (40 replies)
... Hello MK, Apparently both parts of the screw are still aligned, so the preferred option is to simply leave things as they are. The rod is the major player from a stability point of view, and the hope is that the facets will simply fuse of their own accord in time. L5/L4 are as they were before the op, which is good news. I gather it might take a year before things settle... (71 replies)
... letely gone. I know it is tough, and awful if you can't sleep! It is particulalry worrying if it is a new pain, but this seems to be par for the course in this recovery process! ... (71 replies)
... oo much. This is a relief in some ways, because it means that there is still hope! On the other hand, I would love to think that I was further down the road of recovery than I am. ... (71 replies)
... I had the AxiaLif procedure on March 19th. I think so far the recovery has been OK. I have had more left leg pain since the procedure but the back pain is much better. I was also told the pain in the leg would take time to heal. ... (71 replies)
... My next appt with the surgeon is 23 June, by which time I really hope that I am making progress! Speaking personally, I think my own expectations for a speedy recovery were far too high, and I'll only know in time with feedback from others whether my recovery, and associated problems, are fairly typical or not. ... (71 replies)
... I am very pleased to hear that all has gone well thus far. I know I found it such a relief just to know that the first hurdle had been passed successfully. I, too was happy to spend three nights at the hospital. The first night my blood preesure fell low, which I gather happens, and they were concerned about my pulse rate, but that is normally pretty low. I was warned... (71 replies)
... Thank you very much for your reply! I believe you are giving much insight to the actual recovery. I, like you, read all the testimonies on the website and have high expectations. The closer it gets the more "real" it gets! I am trying to prepare my husband and daughter that this might be a bigger deal than what we have been lead to believe. I have told my employer I will... (71 replies)
... have updated you sooner. My X ray confirms that the rod and facet screws are in the right place, and not bent, broken, or twisted. My surgeon considers that my recovery progress is about right, and that the sciatic type pains will be transient. ... (71 replies)
... main rational when you really don't know exactly how you should be feeling. Just because a procedure is minimally invasive it doesn't necessarily mean that one's recovery is going to be without its problems. ... (71 replies)
... I had an axialif done on 11 Feb 2009. ... (71 replies)

Associated Tags: axialif, back pain, lumbar fusion, spondylolisthesis, trans 1

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