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... I cannot say specifically how long it takes, as there are so many variables. I can tell you that an activity like golf is particularly difficult to return to. ... (13 replies)
... a couple years ago, when I inquired how much it would affect my flexibility, the word was that I would notice it if I played sports that involved twisting, like golf and tennis. I do not, so I wasn't concerned. ... (1 replies)
... I'm 3 yrs. older than you and have always been very active. I had a fusion in 2004. Four months after that fusion I was playing golf twice a week. I walked 4 miles a week. Had no problems for 5 yrs. Then my right leg started giving me all kinds of pain. Had a discectomy in March of 2010. ... (12 replies)

... I can't stand putting them into my body andmwas happy to find that after I weaned myself off of them with my docs permission that I have very, very little pain. Really I would say it is more annoying discomfort than pain. ... (2 replies)
... my doctor has recently recommended thoracic spinal fusion for kyphosis. ... (3 replies)
... Well I had a spinal fusion at age 35. ... (21 replies)
... You may read what seems like many stories about people who needed more surgery on adjacent levels after having the first fusion, but statistics do not prove the point. ... (11 replies)
... I'm afraid it is a bit unrealistic to plan on routinely playing golf in six months. Golf, in particular, is an activity that is difficult to resume until you are completely fused... ... (12 replies)
... I got many opinions and chose the option that was the least involved...one level. Two neuros had recommended at least a 3 level fusion and even said they couldn't be sure until they got in there. ... (52 replies)
... I am going to assume that part of your fusion is in your lumbar spine. I am also going to assume that being 25, you probably don't give a great deal of thought to quality of life when you are older... ... (1 replies)
... term. Yes you could play volleyball 4xweek after fusion, but what will that mean to you five or ten years down the road? ... (5 replies)
... maybe even better. But that's uncertain and I'd hate to postpone my surgery and regret it later. On the other hand, fusion is a big deal, as you well know. This is why the surgeon left the decision to me. ... (35 replies)
... What a wonderful post from someone who had a back fusion so long ago. To hear you are doing so good is so positive for people on here looking for more positive stories. ... (9 replies)
... You should. I will say that three months out of a spinal fusion is still very early in the recovery process. At the same time, I would think your pain levels should begin to decrease, rather then increase. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Angelina 101...Sorry to hear of all your pain, there are so many things I can relate to..but I just had my 1st spinal fusion 5 weeks ago..I read about you being a different person..I can so relate.... ... (11 replies)
... S1 fusion and I play golf and it has really limited my play. I do try and play because I love it so much, but I pay for it later. That could be some of my new problems now. ... (5 replies)
... S1 in 2004. I had disc space collapse. My surgery went well. I went back to work after 4months recovery. Now it did take me 14 mos. to fully recover. ... (31 replies)
... e gave me a series of trigger point injections, in my leg, over the next month and a half. When that didn't work, she did an epidural, and when that didn't work, after two weeks, an SIJ injection. ... (22 replies)
... Barring the development of nerve damage, I would think you'd be able to have sex after you have recovered from the surgery. ... (1 replies)
... level fusion to begin with, as the chance for success goes down with each additional level. ... (14 replies)


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