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... At any rate, just because I had a failed surgery does not mean that you will! I've a very good friend who had the same surgery in 99' and she's feeling WONDERFUL! ... (21 replies)
... Hi Mark! Yeah, I remember you! I think I kinda go lost in the shuffle on another thread or something! Really! You really thought that your surgery failed??? I'm terrified, I really am. At first, PT was helping alot. Then when I came back to work and tried to continue with the PT I think it was too much and fear that something went wrong. I'm so worried. I do still have that... (289 replies)
... Hi Mark! :wave: I'm really glad that you are giving me some hope. I too keep thinking of scar tissue and all. I read that it usually kicks in at around 3 months even after you seem to be getting better. I just can't figure it out though, I was doing so well at PT and walking now BAM! I am still trying to remain positive I know it won't help not to. It is just work that get... (289 replies)

... Christina...I felt that my surgery had failed because the pain came back during the time frame that post surgical scarring typically occurs. ... (289 replies)
... Hi Mistina, Remember me? I was exactly where you are when I was 3.5 months postop. I was extremely worried that the surgery had failed. It seemed that every time I went to PT I had 2-3 painful days following. It too a little over five months for me to feel like I was finally healing. Hang in there. I backed off of PT for a couple of weeks to let my nerve settle down... (289 replies)
Failed Surgery!
Sep 5, 2010
... >>>>> Hi bogey....sorry I haven't gotten back here sooner. I want to answer your question about my surgery....I've had 6 procedures on my lumbar, including 3 fused discs, a fused vertabrae, bone spur removal and 2 laminectomies,,,,,,,,,,,the lami's led to the first fusion at L5-S1. I don't know why your dr. is blowing you off, but if I were you I would be looking for... (18 replies)
Failed Surgery!
Sep 5, 2010
... My doctor's test results: There are no changes compared to the May study. No indications for additional surgery. I have recommended treating his symptoms for now. Flexeril has not worked in the past and he can use skelaxin and darvocet and we will call him in a medrol dosepak as well. We will do a phone followup visit in four weeks. I told him that he may need to retire and... (18 replies)
... Hello Brook, Yes, I remember you. You were so excited and said you were doing so well. We all told you not to over do it.. Remember that thread that was really long? I know how easily we can over do it. We feel we are getting better and start doing more than we should... and then Wang!!! I am just really sorry that your surgery failed. Don't know what to tell you, I... (19 replies)
... :wave: Thank you kindly MEGSS. Like you I have a big incision 6 inches. Also disappointed about the surgery outcome. I did not rush into this surgery and clearly communicated to the ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON during office visits that I did not want any major surgery with any hardware implanted in my back. Told me that he could do a MINIMALLY INVASIVE MICRO DISCECTOMY... (10 replies)
... iating. It was affecting my work and my sleep and I was so miserable. At one time it was so bad I couldn't get out of bed and it was hard to breath. After two failed steroid injections, I finally turned to pain killers and physical therapy. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Merrida, I used to work on a neurosurgery floor and I had seen plenty of "redos" - people who needed surgery after surgery because the one before wasn't successful. When I hurt my back over 2 years ago, I swore that I would never, ever let a surgeon touch my back. I was joking around with a neurosurgery resident at work, asking him to please fix my back (I had pain all... (21 replies)
... Hi everyone :wave: Another lesson in how to post loooong posts . . . Well, I won't be posting flowers anymore . . . got a banned msg when I tried posting a few days ago - emailed the moderator as to just what did I do to get banned ?? & she did write back & said altho it's a nice gesture, that postings of pictures,etc. take up a lot of disc space & create probs & that... (289 replies)
... asically he shaved off the two herniations and removed them from the nerve that they were pushing into. Post op pt, water therapy, more shots, pain still here. Failed surgery... contiplating fusion. ... (30 replies)
Hello Mokita
Sep 23, 2003
... Karen, :wave: Hi ! Out of line - bridge? NO WAY !!! That's so sweet of you to give me advice on the scar tissue. You know, I had a C-Section also- & a laparoscopy 5 yrs later showed a lot of adhesion covering appendix/rt ovary. So, maybe I'm 'prone' to scar tissue as a reaction to 'invaders' ! I asked every PT that... (7 replies)
Nov 22, 2006
... has been suggested off the record by my orthopedic doc that i retire while i still had quality of life.i i attempted to get a new job and they failed me physically.i worked very hard for the line of work i did.i am saddened and afraid.i want to work.any suggestions out there. ... (13 replies)
... S1, I had a hemilaminectomy for micodisectomy. ... (14 replies)
Feb 3, 2005
... Thanks Kristy! I am post op 7 months from a failed hemilaminectomy/microdisectomy L4-5, L5-S1. I am also degenerative at those two levels..... Contimplating fusion, but willing to try anything! Thanks again! ~M~ (2 replies)

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