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Lumbar fusion
Sep 12, 2019
... The best advice I can give you is to really do your research when selecting your surgeon. After deciding to have the surgery at all, this is the most important decision you will make! It sounds like you got several opinions and there is consensus that surgery is required. ... (1 replies)
... s goal was that we do NOTHING that even slightly began to aggravate sciatic nerves....As a result I began and stopped PT 3 times and each time returned to plain old walking until I became a bit stronger. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes, posterior approach and 10 inch incision. ... (5 replies)

... Hello and welcome to the board. Glad you found us, but sorry you're joining the bad back club. ... (23 replies)
... S1 level. Those nerves run down through the buttocks, exiting the pelvis at the sciatic notch, and then run down the back and side of the thigh. Pain can continue down the calf and into the foot, but can stop at the knee, or hurt anywhere along this route. ... (9 replies)
... and S1 and they put in what I call "shack absorbers" above all the fusion to help keep the vertabrea above from breaking down. ... (21 replies)
... I have no advice, but my husband already has a microdiskectomy at L4-5, and is getting at fusion at L4-5 and possibly L5-S1 in December. He's always in pain, so hopefully this will help. (26 replies)
... S1 and have severe insomnia, I'm about at my breaking point. I recently had been going through some withdrawal from the hydrocodone, but those symtpoms have pretty much gone away now. ... (5 replies)
... and they have not objected to her climbing a long flight of stairs up the side of a bluff and back down for exercise. When I mentioned this to my surgeon, he was stunned.... ... (21 replies)
... and S1. The first fusion I had I used a Bone Donor. Although I followed everything they told me to do I was still in a lot of pain months after surgery. ... (9 replies)
... Hello, and how are you? ... (38 replies)
... on one side, preventing the extension of the fusion on the left. The double level fusion is only on the right side with screws, plates, and cadaver bone. ... (0 replies)
... fusion only AND compared them to a group with double fusion. ... (8 replies)
... He's an anatomical physiologist who is right on target. I was more or less on my back for 18 years, and now I'm walking my dogs 5 miles a day 7 days a week. ... (9 replies)
... S1 using a cage and rods a few years back. That hardware is now gone and a very stable fusion had taken place within the year. ... (38 replies)
... I'm upset that I'm back on this board instead of going out dancing, but I'm glad the board and you guys are there for me when the pain is just too much. ... (9 replies)
... S1 fusion done 4 years ago. ... (4 replies)
... op meds written for you ahead of time, so that you can have them filled and at home waiting for you. Saves a lot of hassle having to worry about this right off. ... (4 replies)
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... My daughter's bday is in March, and she's telling everyone I will be better by then. ... (38 replies)

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