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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)
... 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)

... post op from spinal fusion and am experiencing significant fatigue. ... (2 replies)
Post op pain
Apr 16, 2015
... I am 8 weeks post op of a spinal fusion - L3 L4. My right hip, just below knee cap, right side of lower leg are in extreme pain. It's about an 8 today. I started driving this week and some light shopping, as permitted by doctor. He wants me off Norco but at this point I can't function without that and Tramadol. Has anyone experienced this or know what is causing such awful... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board! I am JEALOUS of how much sleep you get LOL! I did have trouble getting a lot done for at least a year after my 2 level fusion. I would walk a mile in the morning, go home and rest, try to do a little housework or laundry, rest, walk in the afternoon, rest then deal with dinner preparations. It was tough! And I agree with the poster above-just getting... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I can only assume that your pain has improved. Most people complain of insomnia or only sleeping a couple hours at a time post fusion surgery! ... (2 replies)
... S1 posterior fusion several years ago and it took me 16 months to fuse...but I started showing bone growth almost from the beginning. ... (12 replies)
... He said he will not be concerned with the slow fusion until we reach a year post surgery. If I haven't fused by then, we will discuss more serious options. ... (12 replies)
... is self defeating, and results in more loss of muscle strength and endurance, muscle tone, and increases pain when you do try. It is part of the healing process post fusion, and something you need to work through. ... (12 replies)
... I am nearly 5 months post op. I have done everything the doctors have told me to do. My pain is as bad if not a bit worse than before the surgery. ... (12 replies)
... pain in the left side of his lower back. Is this a normal thing to experience post fusion i.e. ... (3 replies)
... recovery time you needed, given the extent of the intervention and the preceding surgeries, it may well take a long time to see an improvement. The purpose of my post was to see if anyone had experienced similar symptoms and if this was a common occurrence. ... (4 replies)
... The popping may just be the soft tissue becoming accustomed to its new position post surgery. Sometimes a small ligament will snag as one moves, and then it pops back into place. When hardware is loose, it usually doesn't make a noise. ... (4 replies)
... I am frustrated and believe that the majority of my current health issues are post surgical. Trying to obtain answers is impossible. ... (7 replies)
... As many of you have done in the past to get you here, I'm looking for answers. I'm 15 years old and 3 years post spinal fusion for correcting a 55 degree scoliosis curve. ... (0 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)
... It was good to read your post as I have been trying to find out whether my recovery is "normal" whatever that is. ... (9 replies)
... My post op appointment is in 5 days. ... (2 replies)
... Tomorrow is 1wk from my 1 level spinal fusion/lamanectomy. I notice even with all the pain medication it kills me to lay on the bed on my back even with a pillow under my feet or not under my feet and a pillow under my head. Any suggestions, thanks?? (4 replies)


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