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... ncrease core strength for about one year. It really has helped my back. Occasionally I will overdue it and have numbness in my legs or toes. I usually recover in a few days and resume exercise. ... (4 replies)
... sacrum fusion and am a member of a gym. I look at it as PT. ... (4 replies)
... There are many, many mitagating factors in regards to the success or failure of fusions. Your points are well founded. General health is a number one concern. If you smoked, your success rate goes down. If you still smoke, it drops dramatically. ... (15 replies)

... On Dec 29th 2008 I had a Spinal Fusion of L4, L5 and S1. ... (3 replies)
... out compromising my back and my fusion. I was a runner prior to surgery. Anyone have suggestions for exercise? ... (12 replies)
... It will be important going forward that you do exercises that will keep your core and back muscles strong and stretched. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your reply! It's nice to hear from someone who is back into dancing after a fusion! ... (3 replies)
... that's when they say the bone is the strongest. But it also depends on where in your back the surgery was done. ... (3 replies)
... I originally developed sciatic pain that grew worse and worse. Eventually I had a MRI which showed stenosis. At this point my internist was managing my healthcare. ... (18 replies)
... You're still very early in your recovery. Hip pain could be from a lot of things. It could be that you're using muscles differently due to pain or caution of your back. ... (5 replies)
... I think alot of whats going on with me is mental because I am in so much pain it starts eating away at my brain. I talked to my doctor and he wanted me to start a diary so I could write my thoughts down and get some of the anger out. But this website is helping alot. ... (9 replies)
... Welcome to The board. You are a lady who took your surgeon's words to heart! Don't despair! It is highly unlikely that you did anything to your hardware. ... (2 replies)
... Subsequent surgeries are often more painful because there is a certain amount of scar tissue that the surgeon has to cut through. This often results in the already irritated nerve being tugged, or moved in some way. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You've come to a good place to pick the brains of others who have already been where you are now. ... (6 replies)
... I'm waiting on a phone call from the surgeon's office so have lots of time at the moment, and will tackle your second question....which is a lot tougher to answer as the information varies from surgeon to surgeon. ... (21 replies)
... Glad to hear you are recovering! I did a lot of pool therapy, so I can share what I did. ... (2 replies)
... the biggest thing is to not cause your fusion to fail. ... (5 replies)
Spinal fusion
Jul 31, 2007
... I would have to say that 6 months may seem like a long time, but it can take up to a year or even longer for full healing after a fusion. You may still find more relief. Did they do much of a corrrection on you? ... (5 replies)
... o I cannot tell you anything from personal experience, but from what I've been reading on forums like this for the past six years or so, there doesn't seem to be a big difference in recovery rates. ... (7 replies)
... One interesting thing about participating in a forum such as this is seeing the varying opinions coming from different spine surgeons. If you had posted a question regarding swimming, I would have given you completely different advice from what your surgeon has told you. ... (4 replies)

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