... L5 for spondylolisthesis and stenosis, which was medically successful but did not resolve my sciatic pain. After I healed, I felt no different than prior to my surgery...no worse, just no better. ... (11 replies)
... Has anyone had sciatic like pain after surgery just by light massage? ... (0 replies)
... So simply put, there is disc degeneration and arthritis at this one segment of your back. It may be that by increasing core and back strength and getting any inflammation to resolve, that it will take the pressure off this disc, and provide relief from the pain. ... (3 replies)
... Granulation tissue is a normal part of wound healing, and occurs in the initial phase of wound healing, what is called the regenerative stage. After around a week, the body begins to produce more collagen cells which give the healing tissue strength. This immature collagen is the precursor to scar tissue. ... (2 replies)
... S1 almost 11 weeks ago. I have had issues and I felt that something was wrong after about a week out of surgery so I received a MRI at 10 weeks. ... (2 replies)
... I seen the PA, she thinks my problems are just inflammation and put me on Prednisone Steroid Pack. I am day 4 into this and have noticed no significant drop in pain. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I had an SI joint fusion in June of 2013. The surgery went well or so I thought. Months before the procedure ever took place I informed my orthopedic surgeon that I have a severe metal allergy. ... (2 replies)
... I posted on here before and many asked for updates because they had a similar situation where they had no left leg pain until after surgery and didn't know what may be the cause. ... (1 replies)
... I also noticed pain in the tailbone area after surgery, especially when riding in the car for any length of time. I did not have this before the surgery....weird. ... (4 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone else has had problems with tailbone area inflammation after microdisckectomy? ... (4 replies)
... S1 level. Immediately after surgery the leg pain I was having was gone. ... (17 replies)
... Dear irg, I have numbness in my feet in the morning but its been years since my lumbar surgeries. Sometimes after surgery the nerve even after decompression surgery can have permanent damage from original injury or there can be reoccurrence of disc herniation at same vertebral level or a new one or just inflammation of a nerve & hopefully the scan can show the problem & the... (6 replies)
... Hi good luck to you. My surgery was on april22 and I am almost ready to go back to work. I was told no anti inflammatory drugs for a month before, and for at least 6 months after. ... (9 replies)
... Dear ct, Are you saying that you are playing tennis or walking on a treadmill that has an incline or that you just want to? My neurosurgeon had me take my recovery very slow i.e. walking to end of driveway, short walks around house. Even PT which began @ 1 month was massage, predominately for my comfort, ultrasound to treat inflammation & hot packs to increase circulation.... (12 replies)
... S1 micordisectomy in Oct 2010 and felt better after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I would ask if he sees signs of fusion.
--signs of scar tissue?
--signs of a nerve that is still compressed?
--what could be causing all your pain if things look "fine"?
--what activities can you do, lifting restrictions, etc. (7 replies)
... Once it becomes inflamed and you are still doing things that irritate it, it is very difficult to get the pain to settle down. I think I told you I ruined one surgery due to a family issue that required me to drive 45 minutes to the hospital and hang out in the emergency room all day...and I had to do this for about 5 days. ... (39 replies)
... I hope you told the surgeon how much you were walking during the first week after surgery. That alone should explain the leg pain. ... (39 replies)
... surgeons have restrictions for their spine surgery patients. ... (5 replies)
... uent walks rather than one or two long walks. Surgeons usually don't bother to tell patients the point of walking...which is for all the usual reasons one walks after surgery, but, most importantly, it is to stretch out the spinal nerves in a safe way that does not cause inflammation. ... (13 replies)