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... So far as I know, the term 'revision' does mean a surgical 'redo' of the fusion attempt. I, too, have a failed fusion. ... (20 replies)
... rough to say the least. Though my surgeon felt the diagnostics were inconclusive, my ct scan and bone scan reports from late Feb '06 were clear enough 'the bony fusion placed posterolateral to the spine is now nearly completely resorbed'. Gone. ... (3 replies)
... What kind of symptoms are you having? ... (9 replies)

Spinal fusion
Sep 14, 2011
... You say that your doctor said he never had a failed fusion. ... (17 replies)
... talked to your dr. about this. You should have gotten some relief by now BUT it does take 12 months to be considered fully recovered. My dr. didn't consider any symptoms permanent until after 12 months from surgery date and successfully completed PT. I don't want to presume it may be perm. only a dr. ... (7 replies)
... I also have the same problems. When my back pain is bad, I have constipation and get the pressure in my bladder. I have had low back problems for over 20 years (2 failed fusion surgeries) and it has been acting up more severely since 8/09. I also have hip/buttock aching, especially at night. I plan to ask to go to a pain mgmt. doctor for medication to help with my pain. I... (7 replies)
... posterior fusion with laminectomy and removal of some bone. ... (10 replies)
... ke something is up and I pray that you find some relief soon. BACK PAIN STINKS. As to how it feels, it will vary from individual to individual based upon their symptoms or problem areas. ... (18 replies)
Failed Fusion's
Jun 4, 2007
... Do you know that term Failed Back Surgery Syndrome means not only if you did not fuse? ... (13 replies)
... I'm having a host of symptoms that don't add up to anything too terrible but still have me a little concerned. ... (7 replies)
... How will he "fix" the failed fusion? ... (6 replies)
... Shawley, this was my first back surgery. No micro d's before either. But yah, it does indeed suck right now. I just hope it's temporary but these symptoms I am feeling dont feel temporary unfortunately. ... (18 replies)
Second fusion
Aug 22, 2006
... My surgeon agrees that if a fusion isn't in place at 12 months, it isn't going to happen. He also told me that MRIs and CT scans can't tell the whole story for fusion failure due to the distortions created by both scar tissue and hardware. And you know that my scans all said my harware was just fine but.... ... (5 replies)
... Hi Carol, what do you mean when you say movement was getting worse? were you getting weak or did it hurt soo bad every time you moved?? thanks. CH (20 replies)
... I have had two failed fusions, I had a considerable amount of pain after about the 5th month post op, turned out two of the screws were loose. thats waht caused the pain. ... (20 replies)
... like pain! I can't even imagine what you're going through. Failed fusions? ... (12 replies)
... the real problems are so he sent me off to have 2 epidurals. If these don't cure me he wants to go back in and will do what he needs to do. Maybe just fix one fusion and maybe do 2 seperate fusion, and maybe a decompression and ..... ... (1 replies)
... Hello, I'm not new here, but I don't post much. However, your post caught my eye because I had the same issue. Here's what I learned: The only way to test for a UTI and get an acurate result is via a catheter. So if you haven't been tested using a catheter and really it isn't too bad, actually than I would suggest consulting a urologist. As for spine induced bladder... (2 replies)
... hen I can. Little things like this high school hockey game mean a lot to him so I I go. Despite all my issues, I feel I have always been very fortunate that my symptoms are just a few degrees less than 'unbearable'. In comparison with so many, I have it easy. ... (19 replies)
... As time went on I started having lots of pain, especially in my neck, face, dizziness, balance symptoms and knew something was not right. Also had some pain in my back and alot of pain in one leg. ... (16 replies)




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