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... I realize that I am responding to posts that were written 2 years ago, but I was doing a search on Bone Morphogenic Protein and found a wealth of information from folks who have had this material placed during a spine fusion. ... (31 replies)
... I am not sure how your body absorbed the bone graft but I had a spinal fusion six weeks ago. They installed a cage and it has failed and is resting on some nerves. I have a ct scan on tues. Looks like I may have to redo the whole operation. ... (4 replies)
... I just had surgery done and my bag "collasped". I was still in the hospital when it happened. I had to have surgery again a few weeks later to have it all taken out and redone with screws and rods instead. What has become of yours? ... (11 replies)

... Welcome! I have had 4 fusion attempts and every one of them I had a totally different healing time. ... (26 replies)
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... Hi Boomer!:) I am 20 month after my first fusion surgery and my surgery failed: was diagnosed 8 month after. I had a lot of nerve damage in my legs-feet as well. I also leave in constant pain, more and more problems occure (like bowel and bladder, etc). Now I need 4 levels done (to redo my first 2 levels and to add 2 more due to "domino effect", they collapsed) but since i... (18 replies)
... Hello there. i feel for you, I really do. I have just had my 3rd of these operations in the last 5 years. It is possible that your fusion has failed, which they call Pseudoarthrosis. This is what happened to me. In addition, they should be checking to see if your hardware is intact. ... (8 replies)
... Make sure your brace fits you correctly,have it checked by your surgeon. My doctor does not use spinal braces anymore. I followed all the restrictions and no bending, twisting, lifting or sitting up for more than 30 mins at a time. ... (28 replies)
... That is what I was thinking. If the surgery was successful, why would there still be back pain? ... (13 replies)
... I was diagnosed with scoliosis and spondeolythesis at 13, wore a Milwaukee brace for 2 years and had lower spinal fusion at 20. I moved on in my life, got married, had three children, had a career and led an active life. The scoliosis progressed in my adulthood. ... (12 replies)
... I'm at a crossroads. ... (0 replies)
... oh Faith, I am so sorry that the SI surgery didn't work for your either. You are so brave....scheduling the second surgery before a year is up.... ... (7 replies)
... and causing more problems down the road. I don't want you to hurt yourself by rushing your recovery. The spine is a funny thing and needs time to heal so the fusion can set up. You need to look at this surgery as an investment in your future. ... (8 replies)
... I am a 47 yr old female with DDD. I had the temporary SCS put in Aug '07. I could tell some difference right away but then 2 days later my legs went numb. ... (5 replies)
... s.My first was a discectomy and lamenectomy at L3,L4. ... (13 replies)
... hi QuietCook, Thanks for the advice I am not that new here, as far as "Spine online" I have been getting there updates for over a year now. ... (9 replies)
... when I joined, you would have read where I have had 8 spine surgeries, four were fusions with the last one being 10 levels. There have been herniations into the spinal cord, constant pain, and even was temporarily paralyzed. So, I'm making some recommendations to you, based on what I have experienced. ... (4 replies)
... Assume that they can go anterior again as I've had 8 spine surgeries. Seven posterior and only one anterior, but that was the first BMP surgery before they knew how to prevent problems from seepage. ... (10 replies)
... lamenectomy was nothing like yours, I can only imagine. But I know I don't want to screw this up to have to go back to redo or do anymore fusions on any other back surgeries. I'm so thankful for this site and to be able to talk to others. ... (13 replies)
... I have had 2 surgeries on C5, C6, C7. The first was fused and bone put in and remove bone spur that was cutting into my spinal cord. I had terrible continuous pain after the surgery this was in July 2004. Doctor continued to tell me pain was in my head. ... (0 replies)




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