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... 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)
... I had another surgery and ended up fused from L3 to S1. That experience was entirely different, even though the surgery was much more complex and involved some spinal reconstruction. At day four my leg pain went away and I was off all medication by the 12th day. ... (3 replies)
... Cervical Fusion C4,C5,C6 due to spinal cord being pinched three places front and back. ... (2 replies)

... I had four back surgeries last year. The third caused so many problems that the fourth was two days later to remove some hardware and move some screws. That left me with four rods and sixteen screws in my lower back. I can finally walk with a walker but have severe dropfoot on the left. ... (2 replies)
... Troy~ did you get any response from your doctors? To me, your description of issues does not sound like tissue getting momentarily stuck on hardware. I understand you to mean that it feels like something in your spine is shifting in position. Could you describe further? What levels did you have fused? Might it be a sacroiliac joint issue? (3 replies)
... It is a problem if it does not fuse. Hardware is not designed to hold a person's spine together indefinitely. Usually a revision surgery is performed when there ls non or partial fusion. ... (14 replies)
Xlif l4-l5
Apr 26, 2015
... Perhaps I am forming the wrong conclusion, but I am wondering if you were properly prepared for a long recovery. Any fusion requires a certain period of time to allow proper bone growth and to allow the soft tissue and muscle to kind of settle into place. ... (4 replies)
... fter about 10 months. When I became more active, I began experiencing a lot of pain and swelling at the surgery site. I went back to the doctor who thought the hardware may be causing the problem. I am thin, and more likely to run into problems as a result. ... (3 replies)
... Can anyone tell me when you have a 3 level spinal fusion, do you always have the screws and rods in your back forever? ... (1 replies)
2nd Spinal Fusion
Jan 29, 2015
... In July 2013 I had a spinal fusion due to a burst fracture at my L1 caused from a boat injury. ... (2 replies)
... op my second spinal fusion with hardware. ... (5 replies)
... I had a spinal fusion in July of 2013 after getting a injury from a banana boat. I fractured L1... ... (3 replies)
Spinal fusion
Sep 6, 2012
... The book I am talking about was given to each of the spinal fusion patient when we went for classes before surgery. ... (8 replies)
... L5 spinal fusion. 1 screw did not go into the bone so tomorrow they need to do surgery to fix the issue. ... (12 replies)
Spinal Fusion
Aug 4, 2011
... 3 back surgeries in 10 months the last one was a spinal fusion with all the hardware, left me with nerve damage in leg & foot walk w/limp. Ten weeks post op WC doctor sends me back to work on light duty but 8 hr days and 5 days a week. I can hardly stand to stay the whole shift I stay in so much pain and my leg/foot have shooting sharp pains down it plus the lost of feeling... (2 replies)
... teri: Do you buy this acupuncture stuff? I wonder if my insurance covers it. Therapeutic massage sounds nice, too, but I can't imagine one of my doctors prescribing it. I bet there's no chance for a massage on my back for quite a while. I had a swedish massage and pedicure at a really nice spa two weeks before my fusion. It was a birthday present from my dear wife. I'd love... (3 replies)
... With my first two level lumbar spinal fusion in June I struggled with major muscle spasms of my lower back for over six months. ... (0 replies)
... l5 spinal fusion. The pain from the surgery stopped at about 8 weeks post op. I was doing great but had to get up every few hours to walk. ... (15 replies)
... do nothing and I'm probably looking at a wheelchair or only other option offered is spinal fusion. ... (10 replies)
... done with third back surgery L6 to s1 fused with instruments DR.said he might have to go thru abdomen but he consulted with another surgen and we able to do bone fusion from back . The reason for the third surgery they took rods out from fist surgery becouse they didnt match the new titanium ones they us today . ... (8 replies)


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