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... ly telling me he had trouble with hardware placement .i found out from my current surgeonThat lack of stability caused a non union so my 2nd surgeon did revision PLIF And now I have all 6 screws. Been 12 months and still not fused so I have my fingers crossed. ... (5 replies)
... S1 in past 2 years. I can tell you that recovery is not too bad. The worst pain will be in hospital first 48 hrs. ... (5 replies)
... Why did you have two fusions in two years at the same location? (5 replies)

... op to be less painful than after my hip surgeries. ... (5 replies)
... First, do not let the one year recovery frighten you. What that means is that it takes a good year for the new bone graft to develop fully and set up strong and hard. ... (5 replies)
... s and everyone appears to be much younger than I am which is a concern of mine. I will be two months shy of 62 when the surgery is done. I was told by my surgeon recovery will take up to a year. I am in severe pain now, unable to bend or stoop over, or lift more than 5 to 8 pounds. ... (5 replies)
... Hi board -- Always appreciated reading these from other so wanted to do my own check in. Surgery was 'success' they were originally planning on putting a bracket on the posterior side but said my bone structure wouldn't allow it or something. So it was mainly an ALIF but they did go through the back to do some bone grafting, so I have incisions on both sides. ... (4 replies)
... I do not understand the ongoing seromas....but I think you are correct that it would be difficult to find another spine surgeon who would look at you this soon after surgery performed by another surgeon. Surgeons really dislike having to re operate on another doctor's patient. ... (4 replies)
PLIF Operation
Aug 23, 2011
... If you are having an open surgery, as opposed to a minimally invasive one, I should think your recovery will be similar to any fusion patient's experience. You can look through old threads to see a variety of experiences that people have had. ... (3 replies)
... with it being two days away but optimistic that everything will go well and determined to do everything I can to remain strong, patient and positive during the recovery period. I wish you well in making your decison regarding your health problems and thank you for your good wishes toward mine. ... (7 replies)
... Your surgeon will restrict the amount of time you can sit after surgery whether it is comfortable, or not. Usually you will be able to sit for 15 to 20 minutes at a time. ... (7 replies)
Plif
May 30, 2011
... Just so you're prepared, I would say that the pain after PLIF is different from what you've been experiencing. Just be prepared for the first few days being really tough...but it does get better after that. ... (10 replies)
... n he thought it would because he had to cut all the scar tissue away from my nerve roots. A clean MRI doesn't necessarily mean there aren't problems, especially after you've already had surgery. ... (9 replies)
... Hi there frustrated. I have had several fusions done and I can honestly say that after the first couple of days, the pain was a lot less than what I experienced prior to surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I have surgert coming up soon.. TLIF actually min invasive and seen you tube video diarys and want opinions on what I should expect.. I assume the 1st weeks will be HELL.. Is the pain terrible in recovery? I will be on a PCA in my room but scared the pain will be hard to control b/c of the opiates i've been on for years.. I will have dilaudid fot iv push if PCA with morphine... (2 replies)
... everybody is different, everybody's case is different. Having only one level fused makes a big difference in recovery and higher sucsess rate. ... (6 replies)
... I had weird new pains after my fusion. ... (6 replies)
... weeks ago...I have been walking for recovery these last two weeks....something I hadn't done for many months before the surgery... ... (6 replies)
... If my doctor tried to move me the first day after surgery I probably would have smacked him in the chop's ! For real , this is a very LONG road to recovery..If you recover. Some do, some don't.. ... (5 replies)
... Before my surgery, my doctor very much underplayed the recovery from a fusion. That seems to be pretty typical, from what I've read here. The doctors don't want to scare their patients away from surgery. ... (5 replies)


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