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... Yes there are times I don't have a lot of pain. I always have some pain since I have DDD at both L4/L5 and L3/L4. When I lay on my side, the pain level goes down to about a 2. Very very bearable. My worst pain generators are sitting and standing. If I sit for more then about 15 minutes the pain starts to increase at an exponential rate. Standing is similiar. If stand too long... (81 replies)
... I was down for a good 6 weeks with my laminectomy where I did little. Then I gradually increased my activity. My biggest advice is if you do this, plan on guarding your back for the six month. ... (3 replies)
... My situation is 1 out of 100 so my surgeon says. Nine weeks ago I had a laminectomy to remove a portion of a broken disc that was pressing against a nerve. ... (3 replies)

... when you have so many limitations, some times each day feels like a week, I tell myself each day of how thankful I am to have what I do in life and this is what recovery is, recovery. ... (9 replies)
Feb 17, 2011
... Hello, I had multi-level laminectomies, foraminotomies, and discectomies (all the same time) almost 4 and 1/2 yrs ago now. Before my surgery, I had severe multi-level spinal stenosis and multiple disc herniations, etc. I was in extreme pain 24/7 and could hardly walk anymore (about 20-30 feet and that was extremely tough and exhausting). I wasn't able to walk upright or lay... (3 replies)
... Hi. I don't think it's time to hit the panic button just yet. It can take as long as a year, maybe more, for a damaged nerve to heal, IF it is going to. Most of the time, it's a slow recovery. Did you have some nerve impingement prior to the surgery? If not, it could be that the nerves are just irritated from the surgery itself. Give it another couple of months to see if it... (4 replies)
... I do believe that the recovery period is different for everyone and that many things contribute to it, like how severely the nerve was compressed prior to surgery, etc... ... (13 replies)
... of the old "good laminectomies wanted' thread. Of course, you'll find a lot of info on lamis in various medical articles on the web. From what I've read, the recovery period can vary greatly.....what else is new. ... (10 replies)
... juries are on the rise, yes due to accidents, but primarily because we are now at more risk of those accidents causing damage due to relatively inate living. The rate is increasing among men particularly and now women are on the rise due to the sitting at work thing also. ... (4 replies)
... I've read all kinds of things about recovery time. I think my doctor had said that I might be able to return to work at least for a few hours a day within 3 weeks. Is that realistic? ... (15 replies)
... same day or next morning, recovery is faster. ... (9 replies)
... How long is the recovery for this type of surgery? ... (7 replies)
... ks ago today. I too have spondylolisthesis and stenosis. My doc used BMP and the bone that was removed from the laminectomy, which is supposed to have a higher rate of fusion than donor bone. ... (5 replies)
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Feb 4, 2008
... Hi Moldova. No, your reply did not disappoint me, I have heard the same story many times, which is one of the reasons why I have postponed surgery for many years, and may well do so again, let this flare up heal, gently try and strengthen my back muscles and go as long as I can without surgery. I posted my "please help" plea because I wanted exactly this kind of feedback.... (9 replies)
Please Help!
Feb 4, 2008
... I got a lot of nerve damage in my legs, I got dropped foot. Recovery was very hard. ... (9 replies)
... Pretty big spread there...... So do your homework and think about it. I had also had a previous laminectomy when I was only 19. Keep reading, and do all the conservative things first! Good luck. ... (6 replies)
... ter.......after I had an MRI my surgery was scheduled , zip, zip, zip... so fast..........but the pain was so bad I was ready! After my surgery when I woke up in Recovery all the pain was gone. I went home that day.................Returned to work in FOUR weeks, I felt so good! ... (21 replies)
... was still able to figure out how to cry. So, not to mention the pain was immense. Finally, enough morphine can fix anything! Anyhow, they made me stay in the recovery room for about three hours trying to get my pain under control. The guy next to me was apparently in for a day surgery. ... (16 replies)
... Also, if your bone is grafted from your hip, that part of the surgery to your hip and the recovery was far worse than the back surgery itself, when I had a three level fusion. ... (10 replies)
... severe DDD throughout the entire lumbar and cervical regions and his fusion ended up being major with the rod, cages, bilateral 4 level foraminotomy and 4 level laminectomy when the surgeon saw the extent of the arthritis. ... (10 replies)

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