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... 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)
... Well its now 4 months since my spinal fusion L4 L5 L5 S1 cage insertion, rods, screws, etc etc...... ... (27 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)

... 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)
... started. My last day of water therapy I was literally about to go to ER from P.T clinic. From there on it just had gotten worst, no real improvement. I went back for more P.T sessions stretching and other exercises . ... (13 replies)
... I'm glad to hear you are making good progress, and I am so glad you are making an inquiry for some friendly advice from your spiney pals . I would say you are thinking about doing too much too soon. I will try to explain why. ... (2 replies)
... I did not leave hospital until the 4th day after the operation, even walking was difficult. I spent most of the next week in bed except for comfort breaks. Turning over and sitting up was difficult. The physiotherapists gave me some exercises to do, mainly stretching and bridging. ... (9 replies)
... op from a laminectomy with spinal fusion and I'm also still in quite a bit of pain. ... (7 replies)
... back always feel very tight and stiff. I walk each day, do strengthening exercises, and try to stretch them out, but nothing seems to help them. I will do fine for several weeks, and then they will tighten up and become more painful. I really don't have any idea how to loosen these muscles up. Any ideas? ... (3 replies)
... I'm facing spinal fusion surgery with pedical screws at the L4-L5 and am wondering if you can feel the metal after recovery? For example, when lying on the floor to do pelvic tilt exercises, can you feel the metal pressing on bone? I've never had surgery before and this sounds downright pre-historic! (17 replies)
... I realise the long recovery time and all of that information as I have been researching this for years now. But these are the questions that I haven't asked yet as I wanted to hear it from people who have been through it. Thanks in advance for your help. ... (26 replies)
... Does your PT friend think you should be doing isolated exercises for foot drop? ... (4 replies)
... I have seen five spine specialists. Doubt one more will be of anymore help. No one seems to be able to figure out where the nerve is pinching. The surgery did fix a budging and degenerative discs. I have had many MIRs both sitting and laying down as well as acupuncture, massage therapy, yoga (personal teacher who gave exercises for my condition), physical therapy, you name... (8 replies)
... Do you receive treatments aside from exercises and stretches? ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your help. Good to hear that you have fusion and your PT is going well. I won't have much of a choice in "slacking" off from my PT, as it will be my place of duty. ... (17 replies)
... if only for all the supportive info. ... (17 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)
... back! There is no way you should be doing any bending or twisting at this stage of the game. I had the same problem with a physical therapist having me do these exercises at 6 weeks post op. They had absolutely no idea what they were doing. They had never worked with a spinal fusion before. ... (42 replies)
... I'm all for eliminating the pain and associated phenomena, but would rather eliminate the cause than treat the symptoms, if that's the best thing to do. ... (10 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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