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... I've had 8 spine surgeries, but on the good side, my last one was 9 months ago, as a 10 level fusion and all the other repairs that went along with it. ... (2 replies)
... Many docs believe that fusion adds stress to adjacent levels, although all doc's are not in agreement. Just if it is a proven, then why rush into a fusion that might cause other problems, especailly if you are not in horrific pain. ... (6 replies)
... ill an active person and unfortunately have a good deal of experience with major back problems. I've had 8 major spine surgeries, and my last one was a 10 level fusion just in Dec 04. ... (10 replies)

... center prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the safety and effectiveness of the Dynesys Spinal System to spinal fusion surgery. ... (6 replies)
... One of the posters had mentioned that there was a new technique, a flexible spinal fusion. I did a quick search on Google and didn't come up with much. I am looking at a fusion maybe pretty soon and wouldn't mind being part of a clinical trial. ... (6 replies)
... would be PLIF...posterior lumbar inter body fusion....I have been on the board quite awhile and have exchanged posts with lots of people. I think you need to be flexible in your attitude at this point. Some people are able to return to floor nursing, but many fusion patients are left with a lifting restriction after recovery. ... (8 replies)
... Time flies when you're having fun! With your thinking, you need to separate the "can I" from the "is it a good idea to?" You could bend right now, but would it benefit your ability to heal? Obviously, no. I know you know this...but I want to emphasize it because with a lower lumbar fusion, the odds go up for what is called "adjacent disc disease" sometimes referred to as... (6 replies)
Fusion success?
Apr 1, 2013
... There is wonderful information available to you online, including excellent illustrations of the spinal anatomy, the discs, vertebrae, etc. The cervical spine is delicate. ... (3 replies)
... I think some of this depends on how flexible you were to begin with. I'm fused from L3 to S1 and I notice very little difference in my movement. ... (1 replies)
... ng me from the Operating Room, and asked what he could do for me. I asked him what he was planning on doing with the surgery, and if he really was going to do a fusion instead of the 2 screws method. ... (23 replies)
... L5 as I have always enjoyed being flexible and agile. But if he really wants to do that for any important reason I will go along with it but I will be arguing for the disc replacement there at least. ... (13 replies)
... imulator. I don't see a huge risk in trying it. I am also one who is trying to buy some time. Both surgeons who I have been dealing with say I am too young for a fusion and have sent me off to the PM doctor to try and control my pain for as long as they can before the fusion is needed. ... (2 replies)
... In response to one of the questions, My boss is very flexible and I am very lucky to have such a great boss. We have discussed this topic a lot in the last few days and he is extreamly supportive!! ... (26 replies)
... As far as returning to work, that greatly depends on what kind of work you do and how flexible your employer is. If you have a deskjob and can get up and move around as needed, you may be able to go back fairly quickly, maybe as soon as 6 weeks. ... (26 replies)
... Told improvment with spinal fusion records show that you continue to improve and can take 2 years in some cases............ ... (6 replies)
... Do you know that in US flexible fusion was approved in 2004? ... (5 replies)
... Thank you Hessie. My pt thinks my recovery won't be too hard and I am grateful for that. I did a yoga tape for weeks before surgery in hopes of staying as flexible as possible. ... (2 replies)
... eks ago through BUPA. They initially refused to pay but after a week of frantic phone calls and emails, they relented and agreed to pay the cost equal to that of spinal fusion. We did have a balance to pay but this wasnt too bad as it meant I was able to have surgery the following day. Things are going so well now. ... (15 replies)
... use the doctor felt that if he wanted to continue to play professional golf that the Dynesys procedure would benefit him the best as far as mobility. The regular spinal fusion of those levels would not to very mobile and the Dynesys would provide a little more movement and flexibility for him. ... (15 replies)
... have gotten worse, the tears that is. I still have good flexation and want no part of the fusion alternative. ... (10 replies)

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