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... Hi my name is Mercy. It has been 5 weeks since my Lumbar fusion, and I too have leg pain and nerve pain in the right leg that I never had before. ... (39 replies)
... L4. 6 weeks later the pain was back. My doctor sent me for an MRI and found that my lumbar spine at the same level had reherinated. We tried exercise, new meds and another epidural. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks but I ended up needing a revision of the surgery where the dr freed up some stenosis etc that. He also needed to fix the hardware as 1 of the screws was not through my bone. So if ur not sure about ur pain then make sure b/c my left leg pain was not normal (39 replies)

... I just bought an elliptical trainer for my home. My surgeon has told me that, after the surgery, I should be walking and walking. ... (3 replies)
... How long did it take you after ACDF to start feeling human again? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Keith, I wonder how much you are walking or exercising these days. I remember that early on after the fusion you were doing two miles and mentioned you had some pain. ... (11 replies)
... not even post op pain. I was in excruciating pain before surgery, and no pain after surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I hope you told the surgeon how much you were walking during the first week after surgery. That alone should explain the leg pain. ... (39 replies)
... i had an anterior interbody lumbar fusion of L5S1 due to DDD of that area. ... (11 replies)
... like you are doing very good from your fusion. But I would follow tetonteri66 advice and not rush it. It can cause you more harm and set back. I had a one level fusion in 2004 and I remembered my doctor did not allow me to lift over 15 lbs. for 3 months. Its just not worth it. ... (8 replies)
... Why would walking NOT be a repetitive type exercise? I would think it is more so than any other I can think of. What's the rational on this please? Thank you. (8 replies)
... Thank you for your replies. I was wondering if they would do anything that was not exercise related. ... (17 replies)
... lbs., with total of 4 back surgeries, 2 lumbar and 2 cervical, but at just 2 levels. ... (7 replies)
... s description of what she did post surgery and it made me once again wonder why people are in such a hurry. It may have taken years to get to the point where a fusion is needed, but people expect to get back to normal within a matter of months. They lose sight of the long term goal. ... (5 replies)
... I am going to assume that part of your fusion is in your lumbar spine. I am also going to assume that being 25, you probably don't give a great deal of thought to quality of life when you are older... ... (1 replies)
... It is a very complete list of things people found useful after lumbar surgery. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You ask many good questions and I will try to respond as I went through one fusion that ended up ultimately making no difference with my pain. ... (1 replies)
... Where I say build to twenty below, you should probably start with ten, then go to fifteen after two weeks, then to twenty after two more weeks. ... (2 replies)
... here and he could return to his normal life. With spine surgery, healing and recovery is just beginning. The next several months will be very important as the fusion sets up, the bone grows and fills in. ... (4 replies)
... on a balance ball because I still have my hardware in place on my lower lumbar and working on a ball makes you body work harder making you use different muscles to help your body stables yourself rather than lying on a flat surface. ... (2 replies)


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