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... Hi, Yes indeed you can. I'll go one further. I had Prodisc ADR surgery at L3-4, L4-5, L5-S1, in 2004. At the time of surgery I never had back pain but I was bone on bone at those levels. Fortunately my leg, and buttock pain was resolved completely after ADR surgery. There are so many nerves coming out of the base of your spine the signals can be different for each... (6 replies)
... I had much more difficulty with mobility post surgery. The second fusion was also from the back, using the same incision, L3 to S1...with screws and rods being removed from first fusion, and replaced as they turned out not to be "compatible" with the newer hardware. ... (2 replies)
... Hi I am 37 and just had l4 s1 fusion with 2 rods 6 screws on aug 5. ... (18 replies)

... Anyone ever have a herniated disc at L2,L3 after fusion of L4, L5 and S1? ... (0 replies)
L4 l5 s1 fusion
Dec 8, 2012
... It depends on how flexible you were to begin with. I could put my palms on the floor before, and now that I am healed and completely fused, I can do it now with my fusion, L3 - S1. L5-S1 has little ability to move to begin with, so you are really only talking about making one level immobile. You will just need to resist bending until you are well along in your bone... (2 replies)
L3 L4 L5 S1 fusion
Mar 27, 2011
... Hi everyone I am looking for some information on this type of lumbar fusion I had a fall 3 years ago and underwent all kinds of treatments injections a 3 level laminectomy then a spinal cord stimulator...and now after I am getting worse and worse I went and had 2 more oppinions on my back "1" from a neurologist and "2" from a pain mngmnt/neurologist they did another EMG and... (8 replies)
... Hello Peggy , I just had a similar surgery "anterior l4/5 - l5/s1" on Sept. 14th and I am still lots of pain - this was a revision surgery from a posterior approach that I had 2 years ago on the same levels. This surgery is know walk in the park and you need to be patient and listen to your doctors orders - NO BENDING , TWISTING ETC.. All that I can tell you is that going in... (8 replies)
... Maggie, I had decompression and fusion of L2, L3, L4, L5, and S1 last summer, but had rods and screws inserted as well as some of my own bone. ... (3 replies)
... It is more common to have a herniated disc at a level adjacent to the fusion, L3-L4 in your case. However, any disc has the potential to bulge or herniate. With conservative care you may be able to get the disc to heal. Otherwise, you may be able to take care of it with a discectomy. (2 replies)
... I am in Fort Worth. Dr. Rothbart did my surgery from Spine Team Texas. I had a D-Lif procedure done with fusions at L3-L4,L5-S-1. My incision does not give me much discomfort at all now but the days before the staples came out it was really uncomfortable. That definitely got better. That is great he is walking and resting. I over do it too much and then pay for it the next... (7 replies)
... Hi Liz I just wanted to welcome you to the board. It sure sounds like you have been through a lot but have a positive attitude. Your surgery makes my surgery seem like an ingrown toenail. I had an ALIF on L5/S1 on January 29th and then the incision got infected and they had to postpone my other surgery, the PLIF, to be done on March 5th and had another infection with... (6 replies)
... My doctor told me the very same thing about not being able to see a fusion on an x-ray. I had lumber decompression and 3 level fusion l3, l4, l5, with instrumention in feb. 04. Also he was consersative with my recovery, I didn't drive a car for 3 months, lift,(no more than 5 lbs.) bend or twist for 4 months, began PT at 4 months. So i am 5 months post opt, doing well, but... (12 replies)
... II endplate change is seen at L2 to L5 vertebrae. ... (0 replies)
... Grade 1 anterolisthesis of L4 on L5. Straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis. Trasitinoal segment representing a partially scralized L5 vertebra. Rudimentary ribs at T12. ... (54 replies)
... Most people have five lumbar vertebrae that are each separated by an intervertebral disc. The vertebrae are referred to as L1, L2, L3, L4 and L5. The disc sits in between two vertebrae and is referred to by the vertebrae it separates. ... (3 replies)
... there is disc deydration. There is abroad based disc herniation lateralizing greater towards the left as compared to the right. The disc herniation displaces the S1 nerve root posteriorly. There is a slight flattening of the S1 nerve root. the right S1 nerver root is normal. ... (8 replies)
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... laminectomies at L5 and S1. ... (40 replies)
... Kathy im sorry for what you and your husband are going through,,, recovery time on a single level fusion is anywhere from 9-18 months. thats what my neurosugeons(i got 2) one that does major surgeries and one that does minimully avasive procedures. if you look at the surgery's success rate its not so good. maybe after years of recovery it might be different. you may... (4 replies)
... Hi All, Hubby will be having fusion afterall - neurosurgeon said he can fuse L4-L5 and L5-S1 even though all of his lumbar discs showed problems on the discogram. The L3/L4 disc is compromised to the surgeons says that will decrease his chances of success from about 85-90% to about 65%.... Hubby is set on doing this July 15th (and teaches and classes begin August... (4 replies)


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