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... bike ride, walk long distances, sit for a certain periods of time etc. ... (11 replies)
... S1 disc, and about 3.5 inches on both sides of the spine. She also placed pads running half way down, between both cheeks of the buttocks. She also made sure she covered any sore areas of her lower back. ... (29 replies)
... job, but my surgeon still wanted me to sit for at most 45 minutes for a total of at most 4 hours a day. ... (6 replies)

... So sorry you ran into such characters carrying the title of doctor! I think we all have found some of these around, be it related to the back or not. ... (5 replies)
... The shock of finding out so quickly has just thrown me a bit. I still haven't reconciled the information. ... (13 replies)
... l and a larger incision it is not possible to do a thorough enough job. He says micro is less invasive but not nearly as effective and more prone to reoccurences of herniation. I became confused and visited a third docotor who suggested physical therapy followed by microdiscectomy if PT fails. ... (3 replies)
... that it minimized my back pain. But due to complications during the surgery I was left with permanent numbness down my sciatic nerve and have no feeling in back of buttocks, calf, heel, and toes. ... (9 replies)
Having surgery
Dec 3, 2004
... but people just use fusion as a broad based term for a lot of back surgeries. ... (28 replies)
... I believe you mentioned you're off of percocet, did they give you something in it's place? ... (803 replies)
... e any pain meds prior to surgery. They gave me morphine in the recovery room and let me tell you, it was the "wonder drug." I felt great during the first night of my surgery! I then took Percocet for about week, but probably would have been okay with just Tylenol or Advil after about 3 days. ... (45 replies)
... Hi, it's me again, still asking a lot of questions and finally getting closer to what I want to do, I hope. First of all, what is a discography? ... (14 replies)
Discectomy cost
Mar 22, 2011
... Maybe they were an employee of the hospital as there was a line on the hosptial bill specifically for anesthesia. ... (9 replies)
... L5 level which was pressing on my sciatic nerve and causing me a lot of pain down my left leg. ... (13 replies)
... thank you so much for your reply. this board is so helpful in learning about the different procedures. the doctor had me so confused that i didnt know what to think. im still not too sure what they mean when they say that the problem is chronic and not new. i took it as because it was over a year now that the injury occured. this didnt become chronic until i felt the pop that... (7 replies)
... I asked our pain management doc about that for my hubby before we went on to a neurosurgeon and he said that it was not all it was cracked up to be. Matter of fact, there are many posts here about that very subject and you can read about others experiences with it. ... (7 replies)
... early fell over and was bent over with my body shaped like an 'L'. Unfortunately, I veered into someone's pathway and he bumped into me with his body on the top of my head. I could feel my whole body jar and my back and neck were instantly sore. ... (803 replies)
... L5, but went on to have to have further surgeries. The surgery you are having is also frequently called a microdiscectomy or decompression, and if you search old posts with those terms you'll find a lot of experiences people have had with that surgery. ... (1 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone else is having trouble coping with life after surgery or if anyone can relate. It has been several months since my microdiscectomy, and I am still having a difficult time realizing the restrictions because it seems as though my youth was taken away from me. Five days before my surgery I was playing softball but now walking is painful because of... (8 replies)
... ore the surgery, it gives the doctor right to do more work during the surgery . But the problem is in my case , if I see a surgeon right now , he may offer me a microdiscectomy , but once he got in there , can he do even fusion if he think it is necessary? ... (21 replies)
Sep 20, 2013
... usually needed a couple days of bed rest to recover, but starting in May I began experiencing sciatice down my left leg whenever I would bend and twist a certain way. ... (2 replies)

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