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... Hi, it started about 3 months post surgery but has really settled down now, as mentioned I am content that the explanation from the surgeon that the 'popping' was soft tissue and nothing more serious was correct, and he said that this was a fairly common experience with my type of surgery. Just wanted to update the site in case others were experiencing the same sort of thing.... (9 replies)
... Be sure you take short, frequent walks. This is the best way to avoid scar tissue from attaching to a spinal nerve root as it forms and fills in during the first twelve weeks post surgery. The key is to walk often, even if it is up and down a hall or around your house. ... (10 replies)
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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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Herinated disks in the report are the same ones I had spinal fusion at L4/L5 & L5/S1. I also have bulging disks at C5,C6 and C7 levels with C2 through C7 degenerative. (3 replies)
... rays and MRIs. After looking at these my doctor says he sees no evidence yet of any fusion taking place, is this normal? ... (3 replies)
... spinal fusion in December of 07, so I know what you are going through.... ... (2 replies)
... Hi Mim, I too am 1 year post spinal fusion (L-4,L-5,S-1) following an auto accident, however 4 weeks after my surgery I was hit by a drunk driver so I still have A LOT of pain & SO MUCH leg & foot pain! I just started seeing a pain management doc that told me I'm still looking at a handful of years until recovery. They can give me a real good estimate due to second car... (17 replies)
... S1, and it's been 3 months. She's doing great so far though I think she could use more walks to get better. For those a few months post surgery, do you feel that your lower back is stiff and heavy? ... (9 replies)

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