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... 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. I read through your posts on other threads. I gather the drop foot began some time after the fusion surgery? ... (1 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)
... 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)
... I'm three weeks post op from an L4 L5 plif with a peek bone graft! ... (8 replies)
... 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)
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)
... a group of therapists get together and form a clinic that specializes in one area. I went to a clinic that specialized in the spine and only treated people with spinal issues, with a primary interest in treating scoliosis. I had previously gone to several other PTs and the difference amazed me. ... (5 replies)
... I've had family members that have had fusion surgery swear by water aerobics. ... (5 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)
... 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)
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May 27, 2015
... The main reason to walk during the first twelve weeks is to stretch out the spinal nerves so that scar tissue does not have an opportunity to attach to a nerve as it forms and fills in. ... (16 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)

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