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... s2 Fusion at 17 for transitional vertebrae. I was missing the disc in between two vertebraes. It was unstable so they had to fuse it. I had absolutely no problems until I turned 39. ... (27 replies)
... Believe it or not, I had the exact same thing happen to me. ... (3 replies)
... during the first suggested surgery. ... (0 replies)

... ray today and I have the report. My appt. with the dr. is next Wed., 11th. I was hoping to find out if I started to fuse, but I can't see anywhere on the report where it says one way or the other. I have the films too and see the hardware, but again, can't tell. ... (21 replies)
... In 2001 I moved an empty box and felt something give in my back. The following day I couldn't move out of my bed due to excruciating pain. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Dawn. Welcome. You've found a wonderful board. The people here are great. ... (7 replies)
... If you have the opportunity, you might also want to get an evaluation by an orthopedic spine surgeon. Their fellowship training is almost identical to that of the neurosurgeon's but they sometimes have a slightly different approach. ... (22 replies)
Fusing L5
Aug 28, 2005
... A few months ago I was here with questions about fusion vs. disc replacement. ... (15 replies)
... S1. Most of my pain was on the left side and central back. ... (2 replies)
... This report would indicate you may not have a completed fusion....the reason the new surgeon made you stop smoking is because smoking hinders development of new bone cells, and thus, can keep the patient from fusing. ... (40 replies)
Fusing L4/L5
Jan 1, 2016
... This will be my 3rd back surgery. The fusion is needed because I was in a car accident last year just 3 week post surgery from a worker comp case. ... (5 replies)
... I know you know that you are not alone in feeling like this. I have the same pains as you except mine are on the left side. ... (10 replies)
... Welcome to the board. ... (2 replies)
... Did your dr. tell you that your at the bone on bone state now? ... (4 replies)
... I had a microdiscectomy and laminectomy at the L5 S1 level in October. ... (4 replies)
Hole in disc?
Feb 15, 2003
... it is a very generalized term that is often used to describe the condition of patients who have not had a successful result with spine surgery. ... (3 replies)
... As everyone here knows, i had a ct scan done this monday to check and see if the fusion is fused. If its fused then its off to get the darn hardware out. Just picked up a copy of the report and didn't get my Christmas wish. ... (1 replies)
... It is difficult to access the extent the scoliosis is causing your pain vs the disc issues you have that are causing nerve compression, in part because the report does not specify the amount of the curve, the size of the herniations, etc. ... (1 replies)
... I am having a one level fusion in early April, but the more I think about it, the more concerned I am becoming about something. ... (9 replies)
... The disc space is narrowed. A little degenerative intradiscal gas is present tracking to the annular margin posteriorly. The end plates are sclerotic and lipped. ... (1 replies)

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