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... for ankle fusion to repair it. ... (6 replies)
... especially this past year. I have to take pain meds everyday, and I can't work anymore, and it is a struggle to stay a full time student and pass all my classes. ... (6 replies)
... With spondylolisthesis, if it is active, then what you say is correct. ... (6 replies)

Spinal fusion
Sep 14, 2011
... But if I had a fusion from a doctor and the fusion fused perfectly and I ended up with much more pain and perhaps some weakness this operation will be considered successful in the eyes of the medical world because the fusion fused. I am not sure how success is measured from the symptoms aspect. ... (17 replies)
... arthritis isn't something that is "cured". It is likely that you had arthritis in other joints as well. From my experience, it's doubtful you would acquire that type of hip pain in only two years. ... (2 replies)
... I know this post is very old, but I like the rational of the person who said people who have successful surgeries don't post. That's got to be true. ... (9 replies)
... I had fusion on L5 S1 on Dec 10 2007 so I am 5 weeks post op tomorrow. ... (34 replies)
... S1 fused in 1981 and again in '97. All my disc was not removed with the first fusion and I don't know if they do always take it all out now or not. Wasn't any fun, though. ... (9 replies)
... I am a 25 year old female who had spinal fusion surgery for Scoliosis in 2000. I had a "S" curve of 54 degrees before my surgery and had a successful recovery. I'm limited in excercise since I have minimal flexibility. ... (1 replies)
... I had my 2nd spinal fusion (the first was 22 years ago--L5 S1) at L4 L5 last March. I was finally allowed to start physical therapy in Dec. 09 and did that for 2 months. My surgeon said I am pretty much fused now and gave me the green light to start exercising again, so I've been adding things like crunches and weights to the exercise routine I learned in PT. On Sunday, I... (6 replies)
... New here and just thought I would be here if anyone is getting ready or has already had spinal fusion...it can get very stressful .... ... (30 replies)
... I know what fusepro is talking about. I sometimes feel the same way. I happened to come across an old post from fusepro in which he does describe in detail his first two surgerys. ... (52 replies)
... I came across this site and i figured maybe someone here could give me some straight forward honest answers! I'm seeing my surgeon to schedual my spinal fusion for my L5 S1 spondo on tues. I'm 21 and i used to be extremely active! ... (13 replies)
... gret it but it was a long road. I have had no problems for 5 years and doctor says all is good but like I said before I now have a very rare pelvis problem which is even more pain then what I had with my spondilothesis so I am once again looking for help.... ... (30 replies)
... So far I would consider it successful, although I realize it is way early in my recovery. I am getting out and walking every day and the pain has really decreased in my leg. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for replying. I am in Australia and surgery has not been mentioned until now. I will research after I have consulted, I guess posting here is part of that. ... (3 replies)
... Judith, Good Luck with your surgery and I hope your recovery is quick and successful!!! Welcome to the boards also!!! ... (26 replies)
... I am really sorry to hear your friend is in pain. It really is a horrible thing to live with and can actually take over your life. ... (14 replies)
... OSS I saw last year suggested a fusion might be the next best route, but as I said, he is ultra conservative and put this decision entirely in the hands of the patient. If you want to see him, google Dr. ... (12 replies)
... for ankle fusion to repair it. ... (0 replies)


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