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... I suspect my situation is much different than yours, having been fused at a young age (20's) and having 20+ GOOD years, post-op. Only after I turned 50 did the real problems arise (hip pain, etc.) However, getting back to your situation, if you had arthritis in a joint prior to your fusion, you're always going to have it - arthritis isn't something that is "cured". It is... (2 replies)
... l2. Some bone was removed and two long looking rods with six screws. Well it has been seven weeks post op and I am doing relatively good. I operate dog kennel so it is full tilt physical job. Have been able to feed, clean some, let dogs out to play yards etc. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the board. General anesthesia creates changes in hormonal levels, and can upset various body systems for many months. It think many are depressed post spinal surgery, including many who have never experienced depression. This is quite normal...but doesn't help you specifically. ... (6 replies)

... Hi everyone! This is my first post, & I've been having pain sitting, standing, & walking very far (at all) for over a year now. I had a spinal fusion done at the L -5/S -1 level back in 2002, & my docs keep close tabs on my back. I've had a tiny tear in the L-4 for many years, but most the docs feel my current problem has absolutely nothing to do with my spine - I agree.... (1 replies)
... I would have thought 16 months post op the fusion would be complete. I do not smoke, not overweight, very physically fit with strong core muscles. Just ver frustrating. ... (3 replies)
... op my second spinal fusion with hardware. ... (5 replies)
... Let me begin by saying that recovery from a spinal fusion requires a great deal of patience and takes a long time. ... (23 replies)
... pain post op! ... (5 replies)
... There is disc desiccation without substantial disc herniation or spondylosis. The spinal canal and neural foramen are widely patent. ... (5 replies)
Nerve pain
Jul 10, 2014
... I am 10 months post op spinal fusion and hardware revision from a "failed fusion and broken hardware". ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sometimes a surgeon will give a patient a bone growth stimulator if a fusion is not taking place or is very slow to grow. I know of some who have done this even at a year post surgery. ... (2 replies)
... One of the most common causes of nerve irritation or compression in the spine is stenosis. Briefly, this is a narrowing of a passage that contains spinal nerves. ... (3 replies)
... L5 fusion I am having terrible back pain. ... (3 replies)
Infuse Drama
Jul 18, 2014
... It usually isn't difficult to remove hardware. The bigger issue will be if a spinal nerve has been damaged due to a screw being out of place....but you won't be able to determine that until later. ... (5 replies)
... I am not clear on your issues for which the doctor is recommending a fusion surgery. Are you unstable or have nerve compression? ... (11 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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