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... If its been a year you risk nerve damage. Five years down the line surgery or not your outcomes will be much the same. Find a good doc and go for it is my advice. ... (7 replies)
... My hope is to have the surgery, if necessary, as soon as possible. I don't have much muscle weakness yet so I am hoping to avoid any measurable permanent nerve damage. ... (16 replies)
... as a guideline for nerve damage. All were rather conservative. ... (18 replies)

... you got into see 3 in LA. Interesting that you saw 3 surgeons. As I might have mentioned, the one surgeon I saw was pretty clear that he could not predict the nerve recovery. ... (18 replies)
... one Said to try an epidural steroid injection with 3 weeks, surgery within 8 weeks or else risk permanent nerve damage. ... (18 replies)
... Maltluver is right, she helped me through info on my surger, had a herniated disc L5S1 of 11mm, the doc said usually a healthy individual will heal themselves or start seeing improvement within 6 weeks of the injury..... ... (40 replies)
... Maltluver is right, she helped me through info on my surger, had a herniated disc L5S1 of 11mm, the doc said usually a healthy individual will heal themselves or start seeing improvement within 6 weeks of the injury..... ... (40 replies)
... but upon doing a search for "selective nerve block", yes, this does appear to be the same thing. ... (11 replies)
... to take the Lyrica. It gave my husband some pretty bad side effects. It's also good to hear the results of your EMG. My husbands test, unfortunately, showed some nerve damage. Anyway, I'm glad you seem to be doing well. ... (11 replies)
... The nerves are definately irritable after surgery and sometimes do take awhile to get back to normal. Great news to know, that there's no nerve damage though. ... (11 replies)
... Its been a good month since I posted. My nerve pain post surgery has gotten a little better. I was supposed to take Lyrca but chose not to. ... (11 replies)
... back but nothing unbearable at all. I haven't taken any pain meds in at least a week and feel just fine. I firmly believe that you should attempt to repair any damage before the nerve damage becomes worse. Many of the people who continue to have pain after surgery have permanent nerve damage. ... (15 replies)
... but I already had nerve damage down the left leg and into my foot. ... (15 replies)
... I got a MRI. I have a herniated disk at L5S1. The disc herniated and slipped downward. It is pressing on my nerve root. My neurosurgeon wants to do a Microdiscectomy. ... (7 replies)
... Sorry your recovery hasn't been better. I was advised that surgery would not help the calf and leg weakness, that the damage was already done. ... (18 replies)
... choice of surgery vs. letting it heel. Risk of permanent damage vs. risks of surgery. No guarantee that surgery would solve the problem, not create chronic back pain in the future. ... (18 replies)
... no surgeon or any other doctor can tell you if a surgery will eliminate the weakness, whether the nerve has been damaged permanently, or whether waiting will damage the nerve more. There don't even seem to be percentages they can cite. ... (18 replies)
... Welcome to the board. The general theory is that the patient needs to get the pressure off the spinal nerve in order for the symptoms to subside and for the disc to "heal. ... (18 replies)
... my situation is similiar....I herniated L5S1 with 11mm posteriorally....Had an MRI done and it showed up like a sore thumb. ... (12 replies)
Weak legs
Dec 4, 2010
... Cissy, after a major 3 level surgery in late Oct., I am experiencing some of the same problems. It is very early in your recovery and you can expect all kinds of symptoms for all while. Just be sure to follow your doctors orders to a T, and if things don't improve, or if they worsen, then call him. It does sound like you may have had nerves being impinged and in that case what... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: herniated disk, l5s1, microdiscectomy, nerve root compression, sciatic pain

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