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Laminectomy.
Jun 21, 2015
... One thing I go back and forth with that seems to help immensely with but not easy to do is give up bread, muffins, crackers, etc. ... (9 replies)
... to become accustomed to the new alignment and positioning. The fascia, which is an extremely important part of our anatomy that is rarely mentioned, has to knit back together and begin to function again, etc. ... (2 replies)
... I haven't been on the boards since before my back surgery back in December. ... (8 replies)

... The gang is right. I had never experienced spasms in my life until after fusion surgery. I had them up to the 4th week, then they really settled down. ... (9 replies)
... I had to go back on them and slowly take it one step at a time to get off those things, they also made my hair fall out very quickly, and I was only on them about 2 weeks, WOW. ... (7 replies)
... Polar care...Ice the lower back and back spasms ease after a few mins.... ... (7 replies)
... I was doing very well by the 5th week, then woke up from a nap with such horrible back spasms I could not move. These are now happening any time I lie down. I cannot get up from a lying down position without severe, painful back spasms,. ... (7 replies)
... t a certain amount of cramping is normal and not unusual...and I can also assure you that you will continue to have "some" symptoms all through recovery and even after you are fully fused. I compared who I felt on certain medications as opposed to being without them, and decided there was very little difference. ... (4 replies)
... L5 fusion with an anterior approach. ... (22 replies)
... I think it is MORE common to have back spasms after fusion than to not have them. At least most people on here seem to complain of them, any time from immediately after surgery to several months out. ... (19 replies)
... With my first two level lumbar spinal fusion in June I struggled with major muscle spasms of my lower back for over six months. ... (0 replies)
... done on Aug 31, 2010. About 5 weeks after the surgery I started experiencing very painful back spasms and throbbing of the back, sides and abs which didn't come from the spasms. ... (3 replies)
... discs were totally removed and replaced with cadaver bones wrapped in protein. I have rods and screws and incisions front and back. My leg pain is gone, but my back pain is horrible worse than before surgery. I see the surgeon for the first time on Tues. ... (3 replies)
... have the same spasms. Also, my foot started out numb for the first week after surgery and then the pain started to set in. Now it feels like a constant sunburn on top of my left foot. ... (7 replies)
... Hi vicki I had this surgery in march of this year where they went in through the front and back it has been 8 and a half months pre op and i still get the spasms in my back really bad. ... (3 replies)
... and for more than 10 minutes before my leg and buttock would cramp up, not to mention all the numbing. Anyway, this was a tough tough surgery. I had a cervical fusion a year and a half ago and this one is much harder. ... (3 replies)
... The new and improved spine is much better than the old one. As we've all discovered, fusion surgery makes things, well, just different. Overall, though, I'm much better off. ... (8 replies)
... I have the same problem and thought it was due to the desire to let that heat from the shower hit my spine. When I let the hot water run on it, it relieves it somewhat. Intersesting............ Shopping in stores just sends me into spasms! Shop via internet it hurts less on your back. LOL (11 replies)
... just described! SLOW DOWN!!!! Please don't worry about taking care of others while you are trying to heal from this horrific surgery! I have the same problem and after a few days like you described I gave up. Your family wants you healthy, healed and pain free. Its not going to happen at the rate you are sacrificing yourself. ... (8 replies)
... magnesium can dramatically reduce or eliminate muscle spasms and severe cramps. ... (8 replies)


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