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... r tissue. It is the body's way of dealing with the consequences of surgery. If you walk short distances often, even just around the house, it stretches out the spinal nerves and helps to keep scar tissue from adhering to them, especially in the first twelve weeks. ... (10 replies)
... Hey Now I don't have nerve pain. But the pain under my ribs is terrible. Can't sit or stand for long time. I do still do a lot of walking. Have been swimming twice lately. Breaststroke straight in the water - good or bad ? Went biking to massage today 2 x 6 km. What about you - are through and on the other side ? Not that I'm expert but it feels like muscle pains (11 replies)
... it is important to recognize that the spinal fusion changes the mechanics of the spine forever. Also, one is never the same as one was prior to the onset of injury or onset of pain. ... (11 replies)

... Hey Thank you for the replies. Just to sum up my back story. 45 years old, just to do a lot of extreme sports such as: Windsurfing i waves, running marathons, climbing, mountaineering and scuba diving. Have a fantastic job as a ingeneer with a lot of time at the desk and in the car. Had my first back incidence in 1994. Got by that and had only problems each 6 years or so.... (11 replies)
... sciatic nerve area, legs and even feet. Nerves sometimes are touched or have to be moved in order to free them up. This accounts for continued or new leg pain post lumbar fusion. ... (11 replies)
... or too long at this point, other than resting. Take frequent short walks. You want to get up often and walk around your house a bit. This will stretch out the spinal nerves which helps to keep scar tissue from attaching to a nerve as it forms and fills in in the first weeks post surgery. ... (6 replies)
... Had above fusion 5 days ago. Please tell me the post pain gets better. ... (6 replies)
... Sounds like a very long time to rehab. How are you doing now and what can you do og activities ? (11 replies)
... Any stroke done on the stomach, unless you use a snorkel and keep your back and neck flat, put the lower lumbar spine into extension. I am out of ideas...my guess is muscular, too. Due to the fusion, there is probably a way you are holding yourself that is causing all this tension in the areas above the fusion. My pain patterns and symptoms were completely different... (11 replies)
... It may be that you have just done too much too soon and have aggravated the area around the fusion. It could be that the disc above the fusion has herniated. It is possible that there is some scar tissue that has developed and it is impinging a spinal nerve. ... (11 replies)
... Sorry your still having pain. Speaking from personal experience fusion isn't always successful to eliminate all pain it . You may not have fused yet also. ... (11 replies)
... Had microdiscetomy at the same level november 2013 without any relief. The backpain only got worse. The disc was completely dehydrated and I was offered the fusion 6 months later. ... (11 replies)
... Hey again I have been doing a lot during my recovery. Mainly walking up to 10 to 12 km a day split up in 2 to 3 walks a day (4 to 5 km each walk). Started working from home mid Juli with sitting and standing and walking when pain got to much. Mid August I started working at the office. At first 2 to 3 days a week, but unfortunately long hours, though with breaks reclining... (11 replies)
... I should also inquire about how long you sit for your job and what your lifestyle is like at present. You may just be doing too much for where you are in recovery. (11 replies)
... What is the follow-up plan with your surgeon? Is he/she aware of your current troubles? Has there been any follow-up imaging to determine if there is something going on with the area of the surgery? I wouldn't necessarily think non-union or those types of problems yet, and it is possible to have continuing pain months after the surgery. I would think it wouldn't be getting... (11 replies)
... cushions, and pieces of artificial bone were put around the discs to keep the discs intact and not have them pressing on nerves. I also need some other type of fusion on my tailbone but she was not able to do it because of my weight. Need to lose 100 lbs. ... (4 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)




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