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... Believe it or not, I had the exact same thing happen to me. ... (3 replies)
... s2 Fusion at 17 for transitional vertebrae. I was missing the disc in between two vertebraes. It was unstable so they had to fuse it. I had absolutely no problems until I turned 39. ... (27 replies)
... This report would indicate you may not have a completed fusion....the reason the new surgeon made you stop smoking is because smoking hinders development of new bone cells, and thus, can keep the patient from fusing. ... (40 replies)

Fusing L4/L5
Jan 1, 2016
... This will be my 3rd back surgery. The fusion is needed because I was in a car accident last year just 3 week post surgery from a worker comp case. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board. ... (2 replies)
... If you have the opportunity, you might also want to get an evaluation by an orthopedic spine surgeon. Their fellowship training is almost identical to that of the neurosurgeon's but they sometimes have a slightly different approach. ... (22 replies)
... In 2001 I moved an empty box and felt something give in my back. The following day I couldn't move out of my bed due to excruciating pain. ... (2 replies)
... S1. Most of my pain was on the left side and central back. ... (2 replies)
... Did your dr. tell you that your at the bone on bone state now? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Dawn. Welcome. You've found a wonderful board. The people here are great. ... (7 replies)
... ray today and I have the report. My appt. with the dr. is next Wed., 11th. I was hoping to find out if I started to fuse, but I can't see anywhere on the report where it says one way or the other. I have the films too and see the hardware, but again, can't tell. ... (21 replies)
Fusing L5
Aug 28, 2005
... A few months ago I was here with questions about fusion vs. disc replacement. ... (15 replies)
... during the first suggested surgery. ... (0 replies)
... I had a microdiscectomy and laminectomy at the L5 S1 level in October. ... (4 replies)
... I know you know that you are not alone in feeling like this. I have the same pains as you except mine are on the left side. ... (10 replies)
... Sorry I didn't see your update until now. To answer your question about fusion, edema is something that can come about as part of the degenerative process. ... (54 replies)
... It is difficult to access the extent the scoliosis is causing your pain vs the disc issues you have that are causing nerve compression, in part because the report does not specify the amount of the curve, the size of the herniations, etc. ... (1 replies)
... S1 disc replaced because it was completely gone. Now still in so much pain and no answers. My dr is trying to figure it out but he seems just as confused as me. ... (21 replies)
... it is fusing but the screw on the left side is half way into the disc area. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for the info and advice!! I really appreciate it. I have been trying to prepare my wife for what is coming, i don't think she grasps how tuff this is going to be. ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: back lower spine, bulging disc, ddd, fusion, herniated, nerve damage, scar tissue, sciatica, spondylolisthesis

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