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... Anything is possible with herniated disks. the disk could be so far herniated that its touching more of the nerve. I just had a laminectomy because of a pinched nerve. I can relate to hubbies pain. I also went to the Er a few times to control pain. Is he going to have surgery asap? ... (8 replies)
... The basic usefulness of a laminectomy is around ten years....usually after that amount of time, stuff grows back that can result in nerve compression. ... (4 replies)
... Actually, it is likely you had the other spine issues before the flat back developed, unless you were born with this condition. The spine normally has three curves, two outward (lordotic) curves in the lumbar and cervical spine and an inward curve (kyphotic) in the thoracic spine. These curves allow us to stand on two legs, in an alignment that makes it easiest for the... (4 replies)

... I am wondering if anybody here has the same condition I was told were causing all of my back problems all these years, which is FLAT BACK SYNDROME. It took me over 25 years to get a diagnosis. I was told no surgery would help me. 17 years ago I had a laminectomy at L 4-5. I attempted to go back to work, and ended up in severe pain every night when I got home, in my low back... (4 replies)
... I had a laminectomy of my L 3,4,5 and s1 with a fusion of L4/5 all at the same time. Relieved the intense sciatic pain. (1 replies)
... Ct Myleogram C3-c4 disc bulg seen without discrete spinal stenosis C4-c5 broad based disc bulg seen causing effacement thecal sac. There is also evidence of posterior narrowing noted on the left side along the left lamina. Discrete impression is not seen on the cord but there is thinning of the CSI space. Bilateral uncovertebral hyper trophy is seen with neural narrowing... (4 replies)
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Nov 14, 2017
... The laminectomy is an easier procedure than it was back in 2008. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Do you not want the surgeon who performed this surgery to resolve the issue? I would think he would want to go back in to reposition the screw rather than perform a laminectomy. Did he mention why he wants to do the laminectomy? The screw that is in the wrong position needs to come out. Did you have an open procedure from the back...or?? I think... (5 replies)
... back and butt.Doctor did MRI and CT scan. Showed screw on my right side l4 is in my root canal, however no back pain on right hand side. Doctor wants to do an laminectomy to relieve the nerve pain. I am on 300 mg of gabapentin 3 times a day. Have been on it two days and the pain seems to be a little better. Not sure what to do. ... (5 replies)
... That' ok, I understand, I don't wait on here, just laying down is hard on me. Thank you for your info. I didn't know a lot of that. I now have more to research! I am getting a referral tomorrow morning. I thought I may get atleast a little better by now and have not. I went to turn over in bed and the pain at the surgery spot was excruciating. I hope to get in quick, am... (4 replies)
... Thank you for your reply and information. I was was born this way, sorry i was not clear with that part. I was told by a chiropractor, many years before when probems first started, that I had no curve in my back, but that really told me nothing, as I am not a doctor, and knew nothing, and I was given no advice as to what to do, who to see etc. Over all these years I have... (4 replies)
... inch incision. They said it was a Hemilaminectomy instead of a Laminectomy because only a portion of the Lamina was removed. ... (23 replies)
... Hi Glen, I'm Joy. I see that you recently had a laminectomy. I too had it done recently, on January 12th. 6 weeks ago. Feels like it was done yesterday. I was wondering how you feel now, with a few more weeks under your belt. Are you allowed to start PT and do some exercising yet? My next appointment is March 12th. which will be at my 8 week mark. I hoping to start PT,... (2 replies)
... You might want to think about getting a second opinion from a fellowshiptrained orthopedic spine surgeon. Their training is similar to the neurosurgeon but sometimes they have a different way of resolving issues. It would be helpful to know a bit more about the period after the laminectomy. When did this "new" pain begin to develop? You said you didn't have it prior to... (23 replies)
... It seems unusual that your new pain started after your laminectomy and cyst removal, but yet you're being told its unrelated. It might be a good idea to ask another NS and see if he agrees. ... (23 replies)
... PapaBill- Sounds like we we're having the same type of problems with the cysts. However, my NS told me that the chances of the cyst returning were very slim. That contradicts what I'm reading from several people on these boards. I was told the laminectomy (bone removal) had to be done to gain access to the cyst. I asked the NS would anything be done to replace the section of... (23 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Unfortunately synovial cysts can and do come back. There is also the possibility that the laminectomy has caused a bit of instability which is causing some spinal nerve irritation or compression. ... (23 replies)
... I had a laminectomy procedure done back in September of 2016 to remove a large synovial cyst in my L/5 disc that was compressing the nerves going down the left side of my body. The surgery went fine according to my NS, and for the most part I am pain free on that side of my body. However, 4 months post surgery and now I am having the same, if not worse pain on the opposite... (23 replies)
... Welcome to the board. First, I think the question is: do you need a fusion? I think that needs to be decided before you consider which procedure would be best for your body and your symptoms. Do you have sciatic pain? Has the cyst grown back? What was the location of the laminectomy? (1 replies)
... From Laminectomy with synovial cyst removal to Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion I am a Flight Attendant injured my back in 2014 because of turbulence Long story short, had a LSCR, cured my syatica left leg. Then started having pain in right side hip a Lumbard 5 6. After 2 years and still not returning to my job, the 3rd surgeon advice is to do a Direct Lateral Interbody... (1 replies)




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