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... removed] I've taken her advice for a cervical 6-7 fusion and will for an upcoming L1-S5 fusion. (23 replies)
... Hello, how is your plight with Tri care? I just found out yesterday that I too need fusion surgery except L1-S5 is the location. I called Tri care today so see what was going to be needed and they said they need a code number that they will submit to them for approval. Would you perhaps know what "code" your Dr's office will or have submitted? I am looking forward to getting... (5 replies)
... estricting sitting time to about 15 minutes. Another important thing is to walk as much as you can as that will help your back muscles to strengthen, promote the fusion process, and keep scar tissue loose and supple. ... (2 replies)

... Hi I'm Alwyn, I'm 42, just had my L1 S5 fused on Friday 19th of November, came out on the Monday 6 days ago, still in allot of pain, can only walk to the kitchen and back a couple of times a day and have a shower and thats about it, I feel really down and weepy, how long will it take to recover from this op, I'm have scoliosis and spinal degeneration disease, my spine was... (2 replies)
... Doc said we will see how the Lyrica works and try another ESI from another direction. I donít really want to do that, Steroids seem to cause more pain for a few days and then back to the same pain I had before. :rolleyes: I am taking Lyrica 50 3 times a day until Monday than 75 3 times a day. Are one of the side effects involuntary leg twitching on my bad side or... (10 replies)
... I think the sex question is a good one to ask and should be discussed. Actually, before my fusion 7 weeks ago my sex life dulled due to the fact that I was in too much pain to have it or to fully enjoy it. Since my fusion I have not attempted it. ... (10 replies)
... Hi If possible have someone stay with you. If not make sure you have things to eat for the night that just need to be heated or order out. I was very very sore after my test and for me I was in more pain for the next few days then I was before the discogram. Don't panic it gets better. I have been told that it is the best way to see what is going on and to see if you may need... (8 replies)
... ok sorry I didn't get back to this sooner. I had fusion in 2000...I had spondilothesis..L1 S5..they used bone from my hip. ... (30 replies)
... s5 cage fusion and am worse off, the docs don't want to beleive it but I finally took pictures of my fusion site swelling about an inch out of my back, then the pain really starts! ... (5 replies)
... My husband, Steve is scheduled to have a 3 level fusion surgery on Jan 23. ... (4 replies)
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May 1, 2004
... uest with increased pain. Finally gave up and only walk now. Evertime I do just about anything the pain increased, and my back swells up considerably at the back fusion sight. Anybody have any Ideas, what could be causing the swelling? ... (2 replies)
... MPT, Thanks for your reply. I have already been through PT, chiropractor and steroid injections. I have been offered an operation to cut my herniated disc, but the doc said that will not releive the pain in my S4/S5-L1 region, which is where most of my pain is. (17 replies)
... so I have decided to have the fusion so that I can enjoy some "less painful" times with my kids. ... (17 replies)
... m great pain, and spinal surgery. I have had back problems throughout my life. I do use two canes to walk. I just wanted to say how sorry I am for all your pain. Fusion was an option presented to me when I was in my early 30's and I am so thankful that I never had it done. ... (17 replies)
... S5 and L1. I have been in pain for years, with the most intense pain occuring the last 6 months. I am scheduled for the 2 level fusion on 31 March 2004. My concern is the mid to long term effects of the operation. ... (17 replies)
... then comes the lumbar area which is the low back which range from L1 to L5 and below those come S1 to S5 and then there is Co1 at the bottom of the spine at the tail bone. Between each of these vertebre lie a disk. ... (2 replies)
... S5. I have the fitting for the fusion and the Pre op physical and the meeting with the surgeon. His name is Dr. Fuller from the Neb. Spine Clinic. ... (4 replies)
... n. Neuro said when he got in there, my vertebrate were very unstable, which a orthopedic told me a few years back but said surgery wasn't necessary then. I had a fusion in July. I back feels great. Glad I done it, but I still have leg pain everyday. In a month he will do a myelogram if I still have pain. ... (1 replies)




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