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... You are lucky that you feel better after treatment. Often the pain is worse immediately after a PT session! ... (6 replies)
... ur good to go bro (7 replies)
... Just curious if anyone knows if it is ok if I go back to my normal activities such as weight lifting and sports after a discectomy? ... (7 replies)

... sit ups are a no no. Better than sit ups are learning to control your core muscles, which will do far more good for you and your body. I personally on an 8 lb. weight lifting limit for the rest of my life..that is the weight of an average gallon of milk. ... (5 replies)
... nothing worked. There was only a vry minimal reduction in pain. Hence went in for microdiscectomy as per surgeon advice on 17 march 2011. Till until upto 3 weeks after surgery i did not feel any leg pain, though always had a considerable tightness feeling on my left foot. ... (0 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear that brian, I do not have any hardware, I just had a partial laminectomy along with a discectomy. What kind of lifting were u doing? ... (7 replies)
... Good for you for your weight loss! I'm trying to lose too and inactivity is a killer! Fruits and veggies! Keep positive!! ... (5 replies)
... rgeon for another four weeks but I am interested in a general guideline of when it is safe to start resuming activities. I was told no extreme bending, twisting, lifting or prolonged sitting until I see him at six weeks. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for any insight or links on after surgery nerve pains etc. ... (3 replies)
... ek 8 I felt great and ready to go. The pain from the surgery was very minimal for me. I had about a 4 in incision in my back. Be very careful not to overdo it after you feel better. ... (8 replies)
... mountain biking, skiing, running, climbing, heavy weight lifting, etc. ... (6 replies)
... ou know how to get things in order for the period when you will not be allowed to bend or twist at the waist, push, pull, reach overhead or to the side, and your lifting weight will be restricted to a gallon of milk at the beginning. Of course you will need to stay off your jet ski and the roller coaster for awhile, too. ... (5 replies)
... he considers running and mountain biking "normal" activities that it is OK to resume. Running is jarring to the discs under the best of circumstances, let alone after one has been operated on. ... (4 replies)
... My first disc did not get reherniated. It has been fine for 7 years. After my surgery I had been very careful in regards to lifting, etc. Last year I even started weight training a little. ... (14 replies)
... My surgeon also did not recommend going to PT. He wanted to see me after my 6 week post op visit then decided I needed it. it all depends on how severe your doctor thinks your symptoms are, or if you want it. ... (16 replies)
... t tell me what kind. I am 5'5 and I weigh 225lbs....I am a curvy, busty, buxom woman, I have been all my life and I understand for my health that I need to lose weight and I am working at it. ... (6 replies)
... of it, but it does get you thinking about what you will be able to do after surgery, and how you can make life easier for yourself if you do some basic organizing of your house now while you can still bend at the waist! ... (38 replies)
... ter turtle plastic. It looks a lot scarrier that it actually is and the tighter the better it feels and less it moves. I will be holding on to this thing for any lifting work I may have in the future. Of course I am also praying that wont be often. ... (7 replies)
Bad News
Sep 24, 2007
... Covered in pain, pain meds and depression, my family begged me to get another opinion, but after 2 surgeries, I was not up for it. ... (39 replies)
... I was in the hospital the rest of that day..... all night... and then went home the next day by noon.... I didn't really have any restrictions, other then no lifting over what a gallon of milk weighed at first.... I could bend if I had to, to pick up something, or to put on my shoes or socks... but not to over do it... ... (5 replies)




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