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Help!!!
Jul 21, 2016
... It is common for a surgeon to try the surgery that is the minimum amount that will resolve the issue. In other words, you don't begin with a fusion when a laminectomy might resolve the symptoms. So it is not unusual for the patient to need more surgery after a laminectomy. ... (7 replies)
Help!!!
Jul 19, 2016
... Did you have a laminectomy previously? ... (7 replies)
... I've had every test imaginable with negative results except for lumbar spine (extensive labs, spinal tap, MRIs, EMG, Biopsy for Small Fiber Neuropathy, more).Symptoms are chronic progressive paresthesia that started in big toe of one foot, spread to both feet, up legs and settling in lower spine. In last year inability to wear shoes or socks and in past month severe... (4 replies)

... pital said that they only put fusion on there because it is a possibility, but I haven't spoken to my doctor about it yet because originally he said he was doing laminectomy but he had to speak to his partner. ... (3 replies)
Here we go again
Jul 12, 2016
... Well it is time now for the jitters and nerves to set in. The only problem I will have to deal with them for 4 weeks. The surgery is scheduled for the 9th of August (had family concerns to deal with through July). The surgery will be a laminectomy on L3-4 for decompression and some work on L1 and L2 as needed. Also I am going to have the Coflex stabilizer placed at the... (14 replies)
Here we go again
Jun 16, 2016
... Well I had my follow up appointment with the Neurosurgeon yesterday and we went over all the results with the new x-rays (flex and extension). The doctor states that the structure and stability of the back looks good and that a fusion will probably not be needed but is not out of the question. At this point the doctor wants to do a full laminectomy on L3-4 since symptoms and... (14 replies)
Here we go again
Jun 1, 2016
... level laminectomy the first time. ... (14 replies)
Here we go again
Jun 1, 2016
... OK I am back again, I finally had the Neurosurgeons appointment today. I had a good talk, he did the basic exam, when he check my reflex's and ankles he stated he needed to leave to room to take a look again at my MRI (I believe I had minimal or no reaction on the knee reflex). The doctor came back in a few minutes later I wanted to know if I had time for a regular x-ray... (14 replies)
ACDF in 4 days
May 6, 2016
... hey any surgery on your back is scary. I had a 4 level acdf, pcdf and laminectomy(C3-C7) two years ago. I had those same symptoms as well as a few others . it is good that you are not waiting. The first two or three days are the most uncomfortable, but they give you meds to control pain. The thing that helped me was I knew it would only get better. It took me about a year to... (13 replies)
... I had a Lumbar Laminectomy in October. After surgery, left leg was numb for a couple weeks but slowly got better. No issues with right leg at all. ... (2 replies)
... Hi everbody. I was wondering if anyone has has lumbar laminectomy with fusion and instrumentation from L1 thru S1. What is scaring me is the recovery. My pain level now is maybe 4 just as long as I am sitting in chair. ... (1 replies)
... C6 laminectomy with fusion done on March 7th of this year. This board has been a wonderful source of information. I have a question though about the burning and the pain. ... (5 replies)
... Help; over the past 6 weeks I was experiencing lower back pain. At first it was like sciatica with pains down left leg when sitting but increased to severe pain that included some saddle numbness at times. I went and after steroids, muscle relaxers , anti inflammatory I got some X-rays and an MRI. It showed L4/L5 nerve compression ,L5 / S1 disc protrusion nerve compression ,... (7 replies)
... Hi, I had an L4-5 laminectomy exactly a year ago. Took a long time to build stamina after sitting for so long, but feeling like my old self. I still have one sided hip pain which developed after the surgery, only at night. It's gotten better - it used to take 15-20 minutes of walking around to feel ok, but now it stops hurting almost as soon as I get up. My PT exercises... (1 replies)
... I am having a laminectomy of L3, 4 & 5 with fusion of L4/5. Looking for anyone with a similar surgery how it went and how was their recovery. I am extremely nervous for the surgery. (10 replies)
... I just came from my dr and I am only 3wks post op a microdisecectomy and laminectomy on l5-s1 where I too, had a huge herniation. I asked the dr today, how much disc was left and he said that it was hard to say, but if I did re-herniate, it was possible that I may need a fusion. I have a lot of anxiety about this, but am determined to not bend and twist, if I can help it. ... (1 replies)
... p pain will always be there he thinks. The only way to get rid of it would be a Fusion and he said there is no way he would ever have that done. He wants to do a Laminectomy for my leg pain and also kill a nerve in the facet joint which that would be temporary relief of the back pain. ... (0 replies)
... Hi...i had l4 l5 microdiscectomy and laminectomy about 4 months ago. ... (1 replies)
... After being diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosis in 1992 and undergoing several other treatment options that were not successful, I had back surgery, a laminectomy w/bone fusion. I then developed urinary incontinence, which is still a problem for me. :( and also lost my mobility. I am now spending most of the time in a wheelchair, although I am able to use a walker for very... (2 replies)
Laminectomy.
Jun 21, 2015
... It was great to hear from you, all you can do is stick with it I always push and push hard and I end up paying for it. I live in Missouri and where I live rocks grow like grass so I was dinging them out yesterday (I did not pick them up) and I paid for it. The pain Dr's upped my meds to Oxy 30mg now and that is mostly for the leg pain (if it is doing something I thank God... (12 replies)


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