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... Well, this thread got really long, but I thought I'd drop in to comment too. ... (61 replies)
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... BTW, side note, my fusion is taking and bone is fusing as of my 6 month check up! ... (4 replies)

... It is a long, slow, and sometimes painful process-this healing from such an intense surgery. I struggled with calf pain, stinging, foot drop,debilitating back pain and a myriad of other problems in the first 16-20 weeks. I hope they find the cause of your continued pain. It is just a miserable surgery to try to come back from. Take it slow! (71 replies)
... in 4 months and was promoted to Investigator 1 year later. I began to notice that as i was walking i was tripping on my own feet. was shortly diagnosed w foot drop. after several Dr visits, they all agreed i could not work in that condition as LEO. ... (13 replies)
... Foot drop is a fairly rare side effect that can occur in lower lumbar surgeries. Everyone I know who has had this happen has had the surgeon say the same thing. They have no idea why it happened, etc. ... (10 replies)
... I'd be curious to know what Doctor Dad says about foot drop and how common it is in lower lumbar surgeries. ... (19 replies)
... I don't recall all the particulars of your husband's case, but I do remember that it struck me as not the typical foot drop that I see on forums like this. My recollection is that there was a lot of swelling first. ... (19 replies)
... Well said, Bracer. My husband's drop foot is not one bit better 8 1/2 months after surgery. His neurologist thinks there's a possibility that scar tissue is causing pressure on the L5 nerve and wants him to see a neurosurgeon. So, that will be the next step we take. Nice to see you Bracer. (19 replies)
... It's become clear to me that drop foot is a much greater risk from lumbar fusion than neurosurgeons let on. ... (19 replies)
... up CXR yesterday. I had a lumbar CT taken, too. I think I'll find out the results at Monday's appointment. ... (61 replies)
... Most of the problems in lumbar fusions come from the bone product continuing to grow and "overgrowing" the boundaries where it was placed. ... (61 replies)
... Would your foot drop be less severe had you had the surgery a year earlier? ... (10 replies)
... from New Brunswick, NJ and they both were amazed and each one said the only way I could improve or feel better or have a normal life was to have an l2 l3 l4 l5 fusion as not only were the injuries bad but the fall kicked my DDD in and made it worse....Well I had the fusion this past April 27th 2011 and I feel great ... ... (10 replies)
... Hello I was astounded by your story. Unfortunately we are all going to suffer from either cervical, thoracic or lumbar pain at some stage in our lives. My mother had several operations on her spine. ... (28 replies)
... question kind of through the back door, as it were. Discograms are a procedure that is not embraced by everyone in the spinal community. Many patients have had lumbar fusions without having a discogram, myself included. ... (4 replies)
... No I don't have foot drop. ... (4 replies)
... I am very sorry for your outcome and I do hope you will improve.....Do you have the foot drop too where you cannot raise your left foot upwards? ... (4 replies)
... S1 Fusion on July 15th and thanks to you all I had purchased all the little helpful things that help make him more comfortable right now. Thank you! ... (4 replies)
... Hi Wondering, I am almost 4 months out from a traditional posterior laminectomy/fusion with a 3 inch incision and must tell you that two to three weeks out from surgery is very early on. At that point I was getting up every couple of hours from the sofa or bed and slooooowwwwllly walking around the house for short distances. My legs were VERY weak prior to the surgery with... (15 replies)

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