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... Well, this thread got really long, but I thought I'd drop in to comment too. ... (61 replies)
... Well said, Bracer. My husband's drop foot is not one bit better 8 1/2 months after surgery. His neurologist thinks there's a possibility that scar tissue is causing pressure on the L5 nerve and wants him to see a neurosurgeon. So, that will be the next step we take. Nice to see you Bracer. (19 replies)
... It's become clear to me that drop foot is a much greater risk from lumbar fusion than neurosurgeons let on. ... (19 replies)

... BTW, side note, my fusion is taking and bone is fusing as of my 6 month check up! ... (4 replies)
... I don't recall all the particulars of your husband's case, but I do remember that it struck me as not the typical foot drop that I see on forums like this. My recollection is that there was a lot of swelling first. ... (19 replies)
... S1 level. I developed foot drop and ended up having a fusion and it looks like the foot drop is permanent. ... (5 replies)
... S1 Fusion on July 15th and thanks to you all I had purchased all the little helpful things that help make him more comfortable right now. Thank you! ... (4 replies)
... I was wondering if those of you that have or had foot drop would be able to help me. I had wanted to know if perhaps their were any symptoms of you developing foot drop. From what I have learned on the web most often the patient just all of a sudden develops this. ... (12 replies)
... Foot drop is a fairly rare side effect that can occur in lower lumbar surgeries. Everyone I know who has had this happen has had the surgeon say the same thing. They have no idea why it happened, etc. ... (10 replies)
... Gail, I just wanted to say good luck with your procedure. I have many of the same symptoms you describe. I don't currently use a wheelchair/scooter; but after a store trip I am definitely feeling a lot of pain -- especially in my hip and down my leg -- I used to be one of those "shop till you drop" kind of people; in other words; I could shop all day long. Now; one trip to... (11 replies)
... from New Brunswick, NJ and they both were amazed and each one said the only way I could improve or feel better or have a normal life was to have an l2 l3 l4 l5 fusion as not only were the injuries bad but the fall kicked my DDD in and made it worse....Well I had the fusion this past April 27th 2011 and I feel great ... ... (10 replies)
... Hello I was astounded by your story. Unfortunately we are all going to suffer from either cervical, thoracic or lumbar pain at some stage in our lives. My mother had several operations on her spine. ... (28 replies)
... I am very sorry for your outcome and I do hope you will improve.....Do you have the foot drop too where you cannot raise your left foot upwards? ... (4 replies)
... question kind of through the back door, as it were. Discograms are a procedure that is not embraced by everyone in the spinal community. Many patients have had lumbar fusions without having a discogram, myself included. ... (4 replies)
... Hey Marta, I had a lumbar fusion of L4-L5 on November 12th, 2008 (without the hardware..bone onlay fusion only). Where have those lift teams been all our lives!! I have been out of my brace for about a week now and still I am very careful with all that I do. I am bending ever so slightly as I have to have a flexion/extension film done next month and don't want any... (15 replies)
... f severe pain and muscle spasms upon sitting for merely seconds. Also, my right leg "deayed" in response to movement, went up and to the outer right side and my foot would drag, from research called foot drop. Total reliance on walker with minimal ability to walk for anytime period for 11 days. ... (11 replies)
... I'd be curious to know what Doctor Dad says about foot drop and how common it is in lower lumbar surgeries. ... (19 replies)
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... in 4 months and was promoted to Investigator 1 year later. I began to notice that as i was walking i was tripping on my own feet. was shortly diagnosed w foot drop. after several Dr visits, they all agreed i could not work in that condition as LEO. ... (13 replies)
... Most of the problems in lumbar fusions come from the bone product continuing to grow and "overgrowing" the boundaries where it was placed. ... (61 replies)

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