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... I am 6 feet 1 inch tall and 53 years old. I have some curvature of the lower spine. Exercise and physical thearpy of all types, has saved me from great pain, and spinal surgery. I have had back problems throughout my life. I do use two canes to walk. I just wanted to say how sorry I am for all your pain. ... (17 replies)
... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods inserted. The doctors called it a spinal fusion. ... (3 replies)
... level spinal fusion but this time in BOTH legs. I've never had a problem with my left leg at all. ... (22 replies)

... do nothing and I'm probably looking at a wheelchair or only other option offered is spinal fusion. ... (10 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)
... S5 and L1. I have been in pain for years, with the most intense pain occuring the last 6 months. I am scheduled for the 2 level fusion on 31 March 2004. My concern is the mid to long term effects of the operation. ... (17 replies)
... level spinal fusion on April 25, 2008. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I am trying to get some information from others, for my mother. She is having a Cerival Spinal fusion on two vertebras using cadaver bones and steel plates. ... (8 replies)
... Any males that have had a spinal fusion please respond. I have some questions about sexual side effects that you may be able to help me with. Thanks a lot! ... (2 replies)
... om an area of the body where it is not needed. Typically, autogenous bone grafts are taken from the pelvis or iliac crest. Autogenous bone grafting has excellent fusion rates and has become the standard by which all other biologics are measured. ... (4 replies)
... and S1 and they put in what I call "shack absorbers" above all the fusion to help keep the vertabrea above from breaking down. ... (21 replies)
... L1 spinal fusion. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I'm four month post op. I had a 1 level L5S1 fusion in October of last year. ... (398 replies)
... I searched the net for a site about that technique and what I found was kinda disconcerting. There was a site in regards to how much money it was making, and who they sold to, a site on where they teach it and a site about the procedure. This procedure must be a well kept secret or in its infancy. Usually, when you search the net, especially with Goggle, there are literally... (24 replies)
... We'll MelissaMay, My heart sincrely goes out to you and people like you. I had spinal fusion in 1987 and am now sufferring the effects of that. The back remains a very contourversal subject for many orthopedic doctors. ... (24 replies)
... mm and were pushing on the spinal cord. ... (0 replies)
Jan 23, 2007
... Hi, I too am on Lyrica and it has helped greatly. I have been in chronic since June 2006. Epidurals failed as did nerve block. I had a facet joint block last week and I have got some relief. I now swim every day, am doing Pilates. I am trying everything. I used to love golfing but have not played since June. I would love to be able to return to [playing. I hope for the best. (7 replies)
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... Please wait until the pain becomes unbearable before you have a fusion. The risks are too great to have it before you have no options left. Fusion is a surgery of last resort. It often works fine, but can have side effects that are worse than the original reason for the surgery. ... (17 replies)

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