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... I am having alot of pain like this also especially between shoulder blades. I am going for another back surgery February the 15. I have 2 broken screws in my back and alot of times i can also feel sharp pains like i feel the hardware but im not sure they havent really given me answers about it either. ... (18 replies)
... he lumbar region so that had to clean all that up, my nerves were totally pinched and tangled like my surgeon had never seen before, I had 2 slipped discs, a gap in my spine and significant lumbar lordosis. That is a lot that needed to be fixed and even with fixing it all and then doing a fusion it only took 7 hours. ... (9 replies)
... I heard this loud snap, and felt HORRIBLE sharp pain in my lower back. ... (0 replies)

... I had a PLIF surgery in 2002 and the fusion never healed causing the screws to break. ... (14 replies)
... spondylothesis. It's been over a year and while the pain has lessened, it's still there..and I feel like my life has been altered in a way that can't be fixed. ... (1 replies)
... and a burst fracture in two locations in the upper thoracic region. Doctors decided he did not need surgery and they sent him to rehab after being in the ICU for 6 days. Fast forward to December 15th. He was sent to the hospital after being seen by his spinal specialist because my father was in AGONY. ... (0 replies)
... end of the surgical incision. I almost died, and spent an additional two weeks in the hospital. ... (37 replies)
... I am so sorry for your pain and yes i can relate to alot of it as well. I had PLIF in 2002 with hardware and the surgeon kept saying everything looks great and fusion was solid but in 2006 i found out the fusion nevr took and the screws were broke. ... (11 replies)
... I have permanent nerve damage in my left leg and foot. I have weakness in my left leg and hip. I did not fuse, so they are doing a revision surgery July 24th. All my hardware will be replaced as well as new bone grafting. ... (12 replies)
... issue I had but the last CT Scan showed the problems,finally! Thank god my Dr never gave up either but just the look on his face sometimes was like "the pain is in his head" When the CT Scan finally showed loose hardware my Dr seemed more excited to get to the bottom of this than me! I was more relieved,though! ... (7 replies)
... With my first 3 level fusion, my doc said most of his patients were asking to remove the hardware at about a year. With his experience one and two level fusion hardware didn't bother most patients but when he got into 3 levels being fused, that was too much hardware to leave in. ... (18 replies)
... I found this article and thought you'd be very interested in reading it. Hope it helps. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry I had not checked your post of questions on the 2nd. I'll try to answer that in a minute. ... (21 replies)
... Hi I am also 28 and in your same position! ... (9 replies)
... I'm guessing not since he didn't use BMP2 to begin with. BMP fusions have been tested for years and were FDA approved and in wide use since Jul 2002. I had my first BMP fusion only a couple of days after FDA approval. ... (4 replies)
... L5, 2 Hardware Failures, A failed fusion, and a broken pedical. Dr. Wohs has many, many online complaints. His pain management is absurd. He just passed the Bar Exam so he is now a lawyer at 62. ... (3 replies)
... This is my first time using a forum of this sort. I've had 3 lumbar fusion surgeries in the last 6 years, the last being nearly four months ago. The first was to fuse a grade II spody. ... (13 replies)
... hen I'll go to another doctor and requested it. I hope you're right that maybe I just need more time. We'll see after a year. I've already had one cortisone shot in the S1 area which did very little to relieve the sciatic pain. ... (8 replies)
... m afraid. First there is always the involved risk when going in around spinal nerves....and they should be more or less able to tell if there is a screw coming in contact with a nerve from MRI imaging or a bone scan... ... (8 replies)
... let's get you in for a new Cervical and Thoracic MRI tomorrow morning. ... (6 replies)


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