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... trauma done to my back. Glad that he was pleased with my progress, you can imagine my surprise when he hinted around to possibly wanting to COMPLETELY REMOVE the hardware in my back!! ... (4 replies)
... I would say my fusion surgery was a success, in that it fused and appears stable on test. It is classified as a Failed Back Surgery as it did not resolve the pain. The pain is worse. ... (16 replies)
Hardware removal
Feb 2, 2004
... but I almost backed out at the last second because I too did not do well with the fusion surgery itself, I said I would never do that again. ... (6 replies)

... I am having some hardware removed next month. I wore a brace for 5 months after my fusion a year ago, but I will not be required to wear it after the hardware removal. The reason for the brace is to give extra support while a fusion is growing. ... (34 replies)
... I've had two hardware removals, but my surgeries were complete fusions. ... (4 replies)
Hardware removal
Jan 26, 2004
... I was scared to death, because I'd underestimated the fusion surgery. The removal was the key for me. I feel sooo much better. I was only in the hospital overnight and took it easy for the next week. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Was the doctor you saw post operatively to the removal surgery also a neurosurgeon? ... (3 replies)
... I decided to get the hardware removed and had the removal surgery on January 2017. ... (3 replies)
Hardware removal
Feb 2, 2004
... Yes my doc did put me in a corset type brace with metal rods on each side of my spine after fusion. By the way the reason I did not respond sooner I was I surgery the night I got your response and I'm just now catching up on my emails. ... (6 replies)
Hardware Removal
Jul 12, 2004
... then it all came back . ... (19 replies)
... S1 10 months ago and never got better. It was considered a failed back surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I had my hardware removed in November of 2007 and my surgeon felt this was my pain generator and things look stable as far as my fusion went so he removed the hardware. ... (1 replies)
... I've had two hardware removals, one 30 some years ago which was Harrington rods, and one a year after my second fusion, which was one hook and part of a rod. ... (8 replies)
... I have a failed back surgery, and my Dr wanted to take the hardware out, I got another opion as to why the pain and all. ... (16 replies)
Hardware removal
Jan 26, 2004
... I had the right side hardware removal in March 2003. My ortho told me I was in surgery for only 45 minutes. When I got to my room, I was able to get up without any assistance and walk around the hospital floor. ... (6 replies)
... S1 hardware removed a year ago and the doctor is removing the left side hardware this Friday. ... (3 replies)
... will in time. Like your doctor said, try to be patient. I had some numbness, not as much as you're describing, but it has completely gone away. I had my last fusion in Sept 2006 and a hardware removal in Sept 2007. The hardware removal actually caused more numbness than the fusion. Go figure. ... (14 replies)
... ve been in a major "funk" I am arguing with my Dr's about hardware removal. My pain is worse now than before my surgery. My surgeon said that I was fused at 4 months!!! Can you believe that!!! ... (16 replies)
Hardware removal
Dec 6, 2002
... about 19 months ago. Still dealing with the neverending pain. A month ago, i decided to see if the hardware is the issue. I have found out this wk that there is a possibility that the screw is brushing against the facet joint. ... (9 replies)
... I had lower back surgery in early '08, and to my disappointment, it was unsuccessful. My back problems were not related to any injury or accident, but to dds. ... (8 replies)


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