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... L5. Surgery failed no improvement. ... (13 replies)
... L5 and am wondering if you can feel the metal after recovery? ... (17 replies)
... Hahahaha.. ok what I DO know right now is that I don't want to get into a car with Rob (giggle). No worse than driving in a car or riding in an airplane??? Ok, lets think about this.. I mean seriously. A roller coaster goes 60+ miles per hour (I know of one that actually goes 120 mph), they twist you (a definite no no :nono:), turn you, and make you go updisde-down. ... (11 replies)

... weeks after the surgery...at least. The healing or fusion time depends on many factors...one is if you smoke or not. I do not. Smoking impedes the healing process and the ability for the bone to fuse. ... (10 replies)
... I am 5 wks post op of spinal fusion L4, L5 and S1 and bone graft. They took the graft from my right pelvis and mashed it around the fusion site and now waiting for bone to harden. I got 3 screws. I got 3 opinions before operation and decided on an ortho doc that was "talented" with his hands. ... (7 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)
... an use a treadmill unless cleared by your surgeon. Short, frequent walks are better than one long walk. You will tolerate it better and it will stretch out the spinal nerves more frequently. I cannot emphasize enough how important this is. You do not want to develop issues with scar tissue... ... (9 replies)
... S1. Felt a lot better afterwards but encountered problems after about 10 months. When I became more active, I began experiencing a lot of pain and swelling at the surgery site. ... (3 replies)
... It's normal to be scared, as it's major surgery and I am sure you have all heard some horror stories, but there are some really fantastic ones as well. ... (49 replies)
... If your wife can tolerate it, she would do best by taking several small walks each day. I found with one rehab from a multi level fusion surgery that I could not do physical therapy without creating sciatic pain...but I could take short walks. It took me almost 15 months to build up strength, etc. ... (18 replies)
... have done. That's why they don't give us specific recommendations. Or they're just tired of us whining! I'm frustrated with that, too. I'm having a revision surgery in Jan. and I will do everything I can to reign myself in. I think I was too active after the first one. ... (12 replies)
... discectomy after my disc fragmented and large pieces were on my spinal cord and nerve root, causing severe pain in right leg. ... (2 replies)
... dn't mess up my fusion, I don't really believe that, I felt it was kind of egotistical of him. Some doctors act like they can do no wrong. Guess I am a skeptic after a failed lami years ago. ... (21 replies)
... months, feeling better at six months and at one year, the fusion will be considered solid and set. After the fusion is complete, when one exercises, the body continues to lay down more bone and the new joint ultimately becomes stronger than the original one.... ... (4 replies)
... People who think a little bit of stretching and exercises can cure all that ails them when it comes to their back OBVIOUSLY haven't had the kind of back pain and problems most of us here have. ... (25 replies)
... Christi is absolutely right. Fusion surgery is up there with open heart surgery. Think of the ricter scale of surgeries and fusees are up there! ... (134 replies)
... Sorry about your fall, but that is probley the reason for the knee numness. I had that surgery back in 88 and have been Great until now, But we all get old. ... (9 replies)
... of brain fog and I tried to sit up to this computer several times during the last week . That was very difuult to do. So this is my first time since the surgery. Surgery started at aprox. ... (9 replies)
... I know it's a weekly process, so I don't look for daily improvement. But something would be nice. You're right, it's only been 19 days since my surgery on June 21. I do need to relax and hope for the best. I'll find out some on Monday when I speak with my surgeon for the first time since before I was discharged. ... (61 replies)
... she asked me if i was doing the twist at the waist exercises and i told her no and that i was doing them . ... (42 replies)


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