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... I just had a foraminectomy on Thursday. The MRI results were DDD and a herniated disk and a bulging disk at l4 l5. The option was a foraminectomy or a spinal fusion. I had the nerve block for a diagnostic tool to see if it was a pinched nerve and it worked for a few days. I felt like a different person. ... (13 replies)
... recovery time. He keeps talking about long term which the out come sounds ok but not to completely resolve her problem she feels that she is gambling with this surgery and is very aprehensive. Her surgery is scheduled in two weeks. What should we expect? ... (1 replies)
... I had day micro-surgery Monday morning with a left L4-5 hemilaminectomy and foraminectomy. The recovery nurse was emphasizing that walks would be good for me. I was doing fine the first day, took a couple short walks and early in the second day I took a couple walks. Late in the afternoon I developed a sharp pain in my upper left buttocks below the incision when walking... (8 replies)

... And it depends on what type of surgery she is having. ... (1 replies)
... They were probably referring to what you should be doing after lumbar surgery rather than what you would be able to do.... ... (8 replies)
... I had surgery in August for an L4-L5 disc problem - they did a laminectomy, foraminectomy, and discectomy. I had the L4-L5 disc bulging into the left foraminal zone causing severe sciatic pain down my left leg, especially when sitting. Here it is December and the pain seems to be a little better than before the surgery, but I still can't sit for more than just a couple of... (1 replies)
... I had surgery a week ago. I had pain radiating down my left leg and back pain. I went in for a foraminectomy The surgeon decompressed the l5 nerve. ... (11 replies)
... walk to the mailbox at the end of my driveway to collect my mail, and I could not stand long enough to quickly chop an onion. I finally decided to risk a third surgery when I had bought expensive tickets to see a favorite singer I had always wanted to see in concert. As the day approached, I realized it was impossible to go. ... (42 replies)
... Having paid active attention to various boards pertaining to spine surgery for many years, I have come to the conclusion that spine surgery is pretty much a crap shoot. ... (32 replies)
... for degenerative spondy and severe stenosis. I had a laminectomy and foraminectomy as well. I have hardware, too. My recovery has been pretty rocky. From Day 1, I I have had left buttock pain and continued weakness in both legs. ... (19 replies)
... It failed to fuse. I asked a hundred questions going into that surgery and thought I was really up on everything. ... (3 replies)
... wishes. I am very pleased with this new surgeon. Of course, the proof is in the surgery so I'll not start gushing praise just yet. My hardware is rods and screws, Bobi. I found out it is 'Synthesis' hardware, if that tells you anything. ... (8 replies)
... L5. I was having horrific bilateral leg pain. This surgery was very successful for the right leg, but the left leg pain and tingling came back when I returned to work. Had the 2nd surgery in April. A microdisc. ... (15 replies)
... It's a big surgery and it is getting to that bone through all the muscles that makes the recovery so slow. But I can tell you my leg pain was vastly reduced from that surgery. ... (10 replies)
... A cautionary note from a patient of Dr Zeegers for anybody thinking of having surgery by him. ... (36 replies)
... weeks ago for stenosis. Prior to surgery I had l lumbar pain and occasional pain in left leg. Now I no longer have the left pain but constant pain in RIGHT leg. ... (69 replies)
... So a hemilaminectomy is a surgery where the lamina is removed on the left or right side of the back of a vertebrae. ... (1 replies)
... Hello- I just got my surgery report at 6 weeks post -op. I'm sure it might be a mistake on the RN's part but it might be something in your file just not the surgery report (mine was 4 pages long and written by the surgeon and hand signed and witnessed). I can easily imagine that a surgeon may find compression on the nerve root due to stenosis of the formamina or... (9 replies)
... ove it but again takes away more bone. Said these usually dry up over time. If I get worse he will send me to one of his buddy neurosurgeons to see if endoscopic surgery would work. If they say it will not help then I am looking at fusion. ... (18 replies)
... ht cause the disc to not match up with it's dermatome, but he doubts it since it is so uncommon. I did have a selective nerve root block at L4 prior to my first surgery that took the pain away for the 3 hours I was numbed up, and I am also scheduled for another one of those next week. ... (2 replies)

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