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... If you have broken rods, and, yes, it does happen, you will want to have them removed as they can poke into a spinal nerve and cause damage. It sounds like your fusion never fully completed fusing. Usually rods or screws break when some "play" in the spinal segment develops. ... (4 replies)
... which required immediate surgery without fusion in 1984. ... (2 replies)
... Do you know if your fusion is complete and stable? ... (8 replies)

... or to make more room for spinal nerves. ... (3 replies)
... erves going crazy and my opinion is when sleeping, your body is trying to protect your the pain, so your legs, hips, and the muscles surrounding the incision and hardware are tensed to protect. When you wake up, the pain is overwhelming because your body is so tense. ... (2 replies)
Spinal Fusion
Jan 29, 2014
... I can tell you after a month you feel weak but not miserable! Do everything the docs and pt guys tell you, no more no less ?... Pray and do your best! I will pray for u as well. (20 replies)
Help please
Jan 30, 2014
... ck pain can bother you and MRI may show much worse problems than yours and yet, person may have a normal life and avoid surgery. My husband came home saying his spinal Dr told me that only spinal fusion, multi level can help his pain. This was 10 years ago. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Have you had a sacroiliac joint fusion in the past? ... (2 replies)
... If the fusion failed and you had hardware removed, what is holding you together? ... (1 replies)
... d I fused beautifully...but it did not resolve my issues. Eventually, after visiting many different specialists, having a variety of nerve blocks, etc., I had a fusion from L3 to S1, without cages, just using rods and screws. ... (5 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)
... 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)


Associated Tags: back spasms, hardware removal, instability, laminectomy, lumbar, lumbar fusion, muscle relaxers, muscle spasm, physical therapy, rehabilitation centers, spinal fusion, spondolitis

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