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... worked on him in January, if I'm correct, but must ask if these two doctors will do the new surgery, or will an actual spine specialist who works on NOTHING but spines and has completed a spine fellowship be doing the work this time? ... (23 replies)
... As an aside, I've had back problems since about 2004, primarily consisting of leg and sciatic pain that eventually kept me from being able to walk or stand for more than a very short time. ... (17 replies)
... Most spine surgeons don't want you doing much of anything for the first 6 months or so after a fusion except for walking. ... (13 replies)

... Limit the amount of time spent riding in a car to the bare minimum. Your surgeon will tell you when you can drive. I didn't drive for 8 weeks after my first fusion, but was able to drive at 2 weeks after 2nd all depends on whether you are taking pain meds, or not. ... (9 replies)
... was a very active and incredibly fit person up to the point of my last spine injury over 4 years ago. ... (26 replies)
... I am a 40 year old male that has had two back surgeries. ... (13 replies)
... neck continue to hurt so much, and now the pain has traveled down the back of my legs. I wake up so stiff and achy in the a.m. ... (8 replies)
... ull it up. You're trying to align your spine. If I'm picturing your process correctly, it seems you'd have to push your tummy out to do it and this creates poor spine alignment. I was also told NOT to sit at the edge of the bed as this creates stress on the back. ... (4 replies)
... In my case my surgeon wrote the PT order 16 weeks after surgery. In my 35 years of back problems I have been to many different PT's. My surgeon recommended this PT for my post surgery recovery. ... (5 replies)
... ed walking as soon as I was home a few days and got up to 3 miles before my 6 week check up. That was to far to fast. No hurry going far but that was my goal and after that stayed around 2 miles a day and thats far enough. ... (29 replies)
... Two things struck me about your post. The first is that your doctor is already talking about surgery after only 10 weeks' time, and two, the diachotomy between what you've been told is clearly S1 symptomology and the herniated L4 disc. ... (4 replies)
... on July 9th 2003. After 3 weeks went back to see doctor. He took an xray and said everything was coming along just fine. He then gave me a script to see a physical therapist. ... (5 replies)
... discectomy after my disc fragmented and large pieces were on my spinal cord and nerve root, causing severe pain in right leg. ... (2 replies)
... I was about your age and already retired when I developed my first back problem. Now, at age 59, I've had 8 spine surgeries, with the last one 9 months ago when 10 levels were fused. So, I do have some experience to base my comments on. ... (9 replies)
... It will be important going forward that you do exercises that will keep your core and back muscles strong and stretched. ... (5 replies)
... do it with the back supported, while in bed or lying on the couch or floor, just to be sure you aren't affecting the spine in some unintended way...and just tighten and release the muscles of the whole leg. ... (4 replies)
... but thankfully I am back to an active life. Yes, I still use Lidoderm patches for pain, and if I overdo then I'll take ultram, far from what your husband is having to deal with. ... (6 replies)
... I actually thought I had injured my hip at that moment. I tried to continue to run but the pain was too much and so I just walked the rest of the way home. The back of my leg and hip were not surprisingly very sore the next several days. I tried to run again maybe a week later and it was a no go. ... (4 replies)
... How long did it take you after ACDF to start feeling human again? ... (5 replies)
... I had my level 2 fusion on Jan 10th. Do I regret it? ... (14 replies)

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