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Spinal fusion
Oct 27, 2019
... I have been reading with interest older posts regarding grinding and popping after spinal fusion surgery. I am almost severn weeks post surgery L4, L5, S1 fusion and am also experiencing similar problems. I describe my symptoms as cracking. Last week the cracking was so bad my wife felt it through the bed. ... (1 replies)
... I have put off the surgery until I was put on the GROUND and could not walk! ... (2 replies)
... I am terrified of surgery. I won't have laser eye surgery out of fear that they could blind me. I've heard a lot of horror stories and the idea that the surgery could have complications that cause me pain and misery for the rest of my life is horrible to think about. ... (2 replies)

... So for me the surgery was essential and I am pleased with the results but everyone is different. And surgeons all have different techniques. ... (6 replies)
... I had an 360 (front and back) L5-S1 fusion on 10/16 - just about 3 months ago. I had a 2 day hospital stay, was very immobile and in pain for the first week. I went back to work very gingerly after 4-5 weeks, and here 3 months later still need to take some vertical breaks (i.e. laying down). So far so good, but definitely wont be able to be back to work in a week or... (16 replies)
... S1 is the least of all evils.. There is not too much motion at that joint, and the success rates for the fusion are very high.. You also don't lose much mobility afterwards, which means less stress on surrounding discs than if it were at a major motion point. ... (33 replies)
... anything anymore. I have serious nerve damage from all the manipulation and I have trouble severely just trying to pick up my new grandbaby. Once you have one surgery on your spine anywhere then you better get ready for more. ... (15 replies)
... Although I have a wealth of problems due to lax ligaments and tendons, hence many surgeries, each spine surgery I've done has helped. ... (6 replies)
... have You check out other options like the lazer spine institute . I have had 4 surgerys on l5-S1 and has not woked, I still have severe back pain and i can no longer walk for any great distance .my son age 27 was going to have the same surgery and we sent him to the lazer spine institute and in three weeks he was back to work and is doing great what ever you do i wish you well (15 replies)
... I've read most of the post surgery tips and some of the other experiences but would love to hear more. ... (12 replies)
... L5 fusion due to scoliosis. It was in January of this year. Probably the fusion is forming, but I still have a lot of pain and my back is so weak that I can't stand longer than 5 minutes, unsupported. ... (9 replies)
L5 s1 fusion help
Sep 27, 2008
... en that fibro and arthiritis I am disabled at 35. I got 3 opinions and wish i had gotten just one more. My tailbone pain is gone but everything I was told before surgery about hospital stay and procedure wasnt true. I woke up when rolled into recovery. They were great in there and were right on me controlling pain and such. ... (20 replies)
... y wife worked up a sweat and was tired, and i could have played on and on. No dragging my body around, back or leg pain. Just the good feeling that my choice for surgery was a good one. ... (7 replies)
... quit hurting and I started getting the shooting pains down the legs, numbness in both feet ect. Anyway the MRI said "severe spinal stenosis, compression on both S1 and S2 nerve roots. ... (33 replies)
... S1 fusion surgery on June 19th also. I'm 34 years old and for the past year my left leg goes numb when I stand or walk for longer than 5 minutes. ... (49 replies)
... Heres some answers to some of your questions from my perspective (L4/L5 & /L5/S1 fusion with bone - no hardware) Did it help - Eventually yes - I went from a disabled, pain and bed ridden 23 year old to recovering my life completely within 12 months of surgery - succes was realsised when I stepped back onto my road bike (Suzuki gsxr 750), had returned to full time work and... (38 replies)
... S1 ALIF surgery 5 weeks ago. When my surgeon first suggested surgery, my first reaction was "I'm too young!". ... (3 replies)
... I am not sure whether I should go conservative, limit my activities and prolong what I believe to be the inevitable surgery or do I just bite the bullet now, when symptoms are still relatively mild and fix this anatomical problem. ... (11 replies)
... S1 fusion and disc replacement surgery. Prior to the surgery, I had severe muscle spasms radiating from the lower back. ... (4 replies)
... S1 fusion done in 2013. A surgery that was supposed to last 3 hours ended up 6 hours because my nerves were so "misplaced" that it was worse when they got a look. ... (4 replies)


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