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... Your story is incredible and thank you for sharing it!! And I am amazed you are up and out and working full time. ... (9 replies)
... Well hard to say everyone is different I feel like a broken record I keep telling everyone I waited 6 years before I had my 1st Anterior L4 L5 Si1 Metal Cages Bone grafting from left hip as well as from another source. That is the easy way to sum up what was done. ... (9 replies)
... Ah, ha! There might be nothing wrong with your spine, it might be your Sacro Illiac. This is a tough one. It is not supposed to move. You might have jarred it. Then it become inflamed. Mine is inflamed right now. No drug touches the pain. ... (12 replies)

... I started having pains again since last year. Now my pain is mostly in my lower back. MRI shows 1.0 Cm anterior disc proturusion. There is not that much disk left between L4 and L5! The two bones are touching at some parts. ... (0 replies)
... Doctors do not like to fuse more than a couple levels as the success rate drops dramatically. ... (5 replies)
... ult ended up with ten damaged disc's in my spine, cervical disc's 4 thorasic disc's 3 lumber disc's 3. I was given the option of surgury and refused as once they fuse your disc's you are stuck with them for life. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for explaining tickety boo. I made the assumption it meant your spine was falling apart...ie. degenerative disc disease at all lumbar levels, or something similar. ... (15 replies)
... Hi jay! Welcome to healthboards. You are going to find loads of info on this site! ... (15 replies)
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Mar 31, 2012
... One of the problems with "let pain be your guide" is that the pain will often come in later. Avoid lifting, bending, twisting, etc. You will probably have to figure out new ways to do many regular activities. ... (8 replies)
... level fusion to completely fuse and set up solidly. ... (6 replies)
... Once you have the fusion, even if everything turns out perfectly, you then worry about the possibility of "adjacent disc disease," particularly when you are having more than one level fused. ... (42 replies)
... Hello and thanks for writing to me, I would be very interested in the CD you used prior to your surgery. ... (11 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You will find many supportive people here who have already walked in your shoes. ... (11 replies)
... Kyma....awwww geez...sorry that you have bad bones....lovely term....read what I wrote to Lynne...investigate....the SI joint injections to test the joint to see if it is disrupted.... ... (16 replies)
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... L5 done. The disc is torn and leaking, the disc space is not big enough. ... (5 replies)
... L5. The S1 disc is also herniated but you cannot have 3 fused together, in a row. ... (7 replies)
... Hi and I appreciate any help you might be able to provide. ... (4 replies)
... removed completely on March 13. Dr. said the bones will fuse together. Major problem has been left leg pain since about Oct. but due to waiting for dr. appts., etc, surgery just happened. I'm 47 y.o. female. ... (14 replies)
... Remember me. I was the one that told you about contralateral pain caused by central paracentral disc herniation with the apex pointed away from the painful side. The pain is caused by traction of the nerve root rather than compression. ... (17 replies)




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