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My MRI ... eek!
Feb 28, 2018
... You were indeed right that surgery to decompress that nerve at L5 S1 is in order. I'll admit that I haven't gone for a second opinion. I fully investigated the background of the neurosurgeon to whom I was referred. ... (12 replies)
... Selective Endoscopic Discectomy (Remove the Herniated Portion not the entire disc). MISS = Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery You can always do fusion later if this fails. If you fix muscle imbalance and don't do the things that cause the herniation in the first place it will probalby hold. (5 replies)
... but after surgery, felt as the left had gone bad. ... (4 replies)

... nger on narcs only neurotin and Ibubrofen. Pain in hips, legs, lower back, heels, feet. Wish I could get relief... Been almost 7 weeks since surgery. Sciatica gone but this is worse or almost as bad. Any suggestions? ... (3 replies)
... I have gone through the emotional process of accepting my limitations and being OK with them. ... (6 replies)
... has not gone away. ... (0 replies)
... I have had back problems since high school where I was not overweight. I have always had weakness in my back but it wasn't until about 2 years ago that it became bad enough to consult a doctor on. An MRI showed that I had a 2 level disc herniation at L5 and S1, disc degeneration, mild spinal stenosis, and athritis. ... (6 replies)
... This is the FIRST time I've had an IV that didn't bruise the hell out of me! One tiny puncture mark that was gone by the next day! ... (14 replies)
... After surgery, which people now label bad back surgery syndrome, scar tissue forms during the healing process. U may want an MRI. ... (12 replies)
... S1. He thought maybe a discectomy will help my pain and if it didn't, then have a fusion. 3 times a charm? ... (0 replies)
... have been because by then I was pregnant and foot, lower leg cramps are my first sign. I miscarried just after 6 wks but the leg cramps continued. My back got so bad I could not find any comfortable position or height to wrap the Christmas presents and no friends would help. ... (0 replies)
... I had pain in my right buttock. The pain also travelled down the back of my calf. If I move in the bad I get a darting shock of pain down my leg. ... (0 replies)
... I have had micro discectomy of my L5S1. ... (24 replies)
... not as bad as before the procedure and in different spots. ... (6 replies)
... nerve pain in left hip and leg gone immediately after surgery. I didn't even feel that I needed pain meds for the surgical pain! ... (1 replies)
... At what stage? After a steroid shot? I did have one steroid shot but then had surgery (microdiscectomy) a week later for the foot drop and numbness/weakness that I was having. The surgery went well and my foot drop is almost gone. Sometimes you have to get more than one steroid shot. Did your doctor not recommend a follow up shot? Have you only had one shot? Good... (8 replies)
... Hi: Speaking of inflammatory.......I would like to mention: One week after my micro-d L5-S1 my right leg felt like it was ON FIRE. It burned, it hurt, it felt swollen (it wasn't). Horrible! On fire right from the very top to the very bottom of toes. Called the neurosurgeon. He prescribed the 6-day steriod pack (Methylprednisone 4mgs.). Well, it was a miracle. On... (11 replies)
... Perhaps. But I hopefully have bought myself some time so that other surgical options instead of fusion might be available down the road if things ever go bad again. ... (7 replies)
... n mind that plenty of people recover from them. Most of the folks on this board are in the beginning, middle or have had problems. The recovered folks are long gone and living their lives in the outside world! ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for your thoughts, I can relate to everything you have gone through. ... (12 replies)

Associated Tags: back pain failed discectomy, lumbar discectomy, lumbar disk herniation, lumbar fusion

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