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Aug 12, 2015
... Anyway to cut a long story short I am still recovering and still suffering very bad with chronic back pain and am very limited in anything I do. I did not get a spinal fusion at the time as my back was in too bad of a condition. I was discharged from my orthopaedic Dr in April 2015. ... (0 replies)
... Ten days is very early in recovery. For the first twelve weeks, the main point of walking is to gently stretch out the spinal nerves. ... (7 replies)
... You are only five months post surgery, much too early to give up...and especially to resort to SCS. Many specialists will not see you until you are 12 months post surgery, as it takes that long for the fusion to fully form and set up good and strong. ... (11 replies)

... Welcome to the board. I read through your posts on other threads. I gather the drop foot began some time after the fusion surgery? ... (1 replies)
... I'm three weeks post op from an L4 L5 plif with a peek bone graft! ... (8 replies)
... It is quite normal to be nervous before a spinal fusion surgery. When one has additional health problems, it becomes even more problematic. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the board. The important aspect of walking in this early post recovery period is to take frequent, short walks. ... (2 replies)
... ly because you do not want to cause yourself more pain. I am not a believer in starting PT so early in recovery. Unless the PT is very experienced working with fusion patients, more harm than good can come from the experience. If you have leg pain, you particularly do not want to get a sciatic nerve flare going. ... (1 replies)
... I see you are located in England. I cannot say what is fairly typical post surgery in your country, so will just comment based on what occurs in the US. ... (3 replies)
Jun 14, 2015
... since the operation. My surgeon conducted numerous tests post operation and said he could see nothing that would cause the pain I still have. I heard only about half of back surgeries are successful. ... (12 replies)
... rrect an instability is to make it stable through a fusion...but at the time, I didn't know that! That is also the time when I began studying and learning about spinal anatomy and what can go wrong. ... (18 replies)
... 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... ... (4 replies)
Jun 15, 2015
... I do not post much I usually just look around and see what is going on. ... (12 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Well the initial problem I had was continued pain post surgery and I still have said pain but now the neurological issues are starting to pop up. ... (0 replies)

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