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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)

... Let me begin by saying that recovery from a spinal fusion requires a great deal of patience and takes a long time. ... (23 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)
... There is disc desiccation without substantial disc herniation or spondylosis. The spinal canal and neural foramen are widely patent. ... (5 replies)
... cushions, and pieces of artificial bone were put around the discs to keep the discs intact and not have them pressing on nerves. I also need some other type of fusion on my tailbone but she was not able to do it because of my weight. Need to lose 100 lbs. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... 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)


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