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... and I was heavily medicated for the first eight weeks. Several years later I had additional fusion and spinal reconstruction from L3 to S1....and was off everything by the twelfth day... ... (2 replies)
... I am a 25 year old female who had spinal fusion surgery for Scoliosis in 2000. I had a "S" curve of 54 degrees before my surgery and had a successful recovery. ... (1 replies)
... I am going to assume that part of your fusion is in your lumbar spine. I am also going to assume that being 25, you probably don't give a great deal of thought to quality of life when you are older... ... (1 replies)

... lk" but most do not bother to say why....the best thing you can do is to take many frequent, short walks rather than one or two longer ones. Walking is the best exercise for stretching out the spinal nerves during recovery. ... (2 replies)
Xlif l4-l5
Apr 26, 2015
... Perhaps I am forming the wrong conclusion, but I am wondering if you were properly prepared for a long recovery. Any fusion requires a certain period of time to allow proper bone growth and to allow the soft tissue and muscle to kind of settle into place. ... (4 replies)
... You are only 4 months post spinal fusion, I do not know if your Doctor told you, but recovery from a fusion takes about a year, and that is full recovery. ... (2 replies)
... I just wanted to thank everyone for the wonderful post.. I am almost 3 weeks out of my 8 level spinal fusion and I am always trying to figure out if I am on track. I had the surgery Oct. 4Th and I don't go back to the Dr. until Nov. 5Th. ... (14 replies)
... I'm not sure how much difference the Aspen device makes in healing restrictions compared to the usual fusion done with fixed hardware. But there are a few general restrictions that are useful for all lumbar surgery patients. ... (6 replies)
... I know this post is very old, but I like the rational of the person who said people who have successful surgeries don't post. That's got to be true. ... (9 replies)
... op from L4,L5, S1 spinal fusion. ... (10 replies)
... As soon as the post op pain was gone I was fine. My pain was down from say a 100 to about 10. ... (5 replies)
... e anything touch them, like a sheet or blanket. Any "pressure" causes uncomfortable pain. When I arise in the morning, no pain as I walk around or when I do my exercise walk. Since I am miserable at night, I take a pill or two of hydrocodone for relief. ... (3 replies)
... I am 16 weeks post op. Pain is much better. No restrictions. Although I get tired easy. ... (12 replies)
... ups are a modified push up using the blue exercise ball against the wall and pushing into the ball, keeping back, knees straight. Again, with the trans. abd. muscled tightened. ... (13 replies)
... Sounds like a very long time to rehab. How are you doing now and what can you do og activities ? (12 replies)
... My rehab took 18 months as the second any exercise or activity began to impact the sciatic nerves, I stopped and went back to just walking. ... (12 replies)
... I'm 2 weeks post op L5, S1 fusion, and I'm literally scared to go to sleep. I'm find during the day. ... (2 replies)
... Scar tissue will begin to form after surgery, mainly from about the 3rd week to the 12th week. It is very important to walk as it is the best way to keep the spinal nerves stretched out and to keep scar tissue from becoming attached to a nerve. ... (3 replies)
... I started PT in the fall, but I wasn't really able to accomplish much. The easiest exercise would start a flare in the sciatic nerve. So I stopped and just kept walking. ... (12 replies)
... Actually, at 3 weeks post op you shouldn't be doing ANY core strengthening exercises. ... (9 replies)


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