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... ur body and do not try to push. Some people get away with it, but, it ultimately catches up to them. Take it slow and easy. Work on getting stronger. Do your back exercises every day... ... (8 replies)
... I can't lie on my back on the floor, because if I did, I could never get up. I live alone and have no one to help me here. Will that exercise work on my bed? ... (8 replies)
... I am a 40 year old male that has had two back surgeries. ... (13 replies)

... L5 and am wondering if you can feel the metal after recovery? ... (17 replies)
... Thanks for your reply! It's nice to hear from someone who is back into dancing after a fusion! ... (3 replies)
... weeks after the surgery...at least. The healing or fusion time depends on many factors...one is if you smoke or not. I do not. Smoking impedes the healing process and the ability for the bone to fuse. ... (10 replies)
... I am 5 wks post op of spinal fusion L4, L5 and S1 and bone graft. They took the graft from my right pelvis and mashed it around the fusion site and now waiting for bone to harden. I got 3 screws. I got 3 opinions before operation and decided on an ortho doc that was "talented" with his hands. ... (7 replies)
... an use a treadmill unless cleared by your surgeon. Short, frequent walks are better than one long walk. You will tolerate it better and it will stretch out the spinal nerves more frequently. I cannot emphasize enough how important this is. You do not want to develop issues with scar tissue... ... (9 replies)
... posterior spinal fusion. I am fused from my hips to above my shoulder blades. I have only 6 vertebra that are not fused. ... (15 replies)
... Personally I don't think that crunches are the best thing to be doing after a fusion. That puts a tremendous amount of strain on that area of the back. ... (6 replies)
... S1. Felt a lot better afterwards but encountered problems after about 10 months. When I became more active, I began experiencing a lot of pain and swelling at the surgery site. ... (3 replies)
... friendly things to enjoy because it was my abuse of my back that got me into this situation in the first place. ... (11 replies)
... What core exercises should you be doing? ... (9 replies)
... I think the surgeons have probably seen too many times patients coming back in pain and maybe damaged from doing something they shouldn't have done. That's why they don't give us specific recommendations. ... (12 replies)
... lbs and at the present time we have not been able to feel her hardware. She had 2 rods, 6 screws and disc spacers inserted. She has not been cleared to do exercises like that yet, but she is on the floor often. So far she has never complained of feeling her hardware. On Friday she'll be 8 months post op. ... (17 replies)
... xact diagnosis. Then explore the conservative treatment, to find 'your best treatment' to help you manage 'your pain.' Everyone is so individual when it comes to back issues. What works for one person, doesn't necessarily work for another. Trust your body to tell you what works. ... (22 replies)
... she asked me if i was doing the twist at the waist exercises and i told her no and that i was doing them . ... (42 replies)
... People who think a little bit of stretching and exercises can cure all that ails them when it comes to their back OBVIOUSLY haven't had the kind of back pain and problems most of us here have. ... (25 replies)
... back! There is no way you should be doing any bending or twisting at this stage of the game. I had the same problem with a physical therapist having me do these exercises at 6 weeks post op. They had absolutely no idea what they were doing. They had never worked with a spinal fusion before. ... (42 replies)
... op from a laminectomy with spinal fusion and I'm also still in quite a bit of pain. Yes, the mornings are the worst, and then after I get "loosened up" a little, I think I might be able to do a little something around the house. ... (7 replies)


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