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... My husband went to Thalgotts partner and he is not on our insurance. He went to one visit and the insurance paid zero. That visit cost us $1,000. I am not sure if Muir is on our plan but my husband told me to stop. He said he will not see Muir or mention him to his doctor. He said he is working through this with his regular doctor and that is final. He said this is... (14 replies)
... ctions, what university they graduated from, where they interned at and see if anyone who saw them had complaints. There usually is only a handful of people who post on what they think of their doctors and the good posts, you never know if it is their family or friends doing the posting. A couple dr. ... (14 replies)
... that and the higher likely hood of having more surgeries down the road is a big deterrent and sold me on the option of disc replacement. I have a friend who had spinal fusion 5 years ago and my recovery has been a piece of cake compared to his. ... (8 replies)

... no one can tell me at this point what will happen. Normally if it is just temporary, the pain will subside within about six months, since I am past my six month post op date, no one can say if the pain is permanent at this point. ... (8 replies)
... I haven't been on the boards since before my back surgery back in December. I got a private message today asking how things went so I thought maybe I should post in case anyone was considering their options for having back surgery to replace ruptured or herniated discs. ... (8 replies)
... y 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)
... 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)
... 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)


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