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... By butt is still numb and i believe its the piraformis causing the issue. The surgery on its own cleared alot issues.. ... (9 replies)
... S1 surgery in July to repair a herniated disk. It doesn't hurt when I cough in my lower back anymore but I still have pain in my buttock and down my leg. ... (2 replies)
... S1 MD. Then 2 days later they called and the surgeon wants me to go to pt. Does the below resemble and warrant surgery or does it appear as though it is not bad enough for surgery and pt can help? ... (56 replies)

... I would like some advice on if I should have back surgery or if I shouldn't have BACK SURGERY? ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your encouragement. I just had the L5 S1 disc fixed but it was badly ruptured and fragmented. ... (5 replies)
... hours, and that is barely working now, so I am a bit nervous that after the surgery the pain medications will not be as effective. ... (12 replies)
... Hi there! Sorry to hear you're facing surgery in January. However, it sounds like you've exhausted all other options first, which is good. I believe what you're having is probably a microdiscectomy. ... (3 replies)
... S1 segment. This is typical coming from a nerve at L3 or L4, sometimes L2. The L5 nerve innervates the outside of the calf down into the foot and the 3 middle toes. ... (3 replies)
... Personally, I wouldn't do surgery unless there was a nerve damage issue or the pain was unmanageable or until it affects your quality of life enough to make you want surgery. ... (11 replies)
... I had a neurosurgeon do my surgery. I have 2 siblings who had same problem as me and had same surgery and I used same surgeon as one of them used. ... (56 replies)
... vation all of which have not helped. Dr. ordered another MRI in September and found that the herniation ins much worse than it was 3 years ago. We decided that surgery is the next option because I am tired of being on pain meds for so long and want some kind of normalcy back in my life. So the Dr. ... (3 replies)
... I will have to get your email address so I can update you on how my surgery goes! Thanks again for your advice! ... (11 replies)
... My surgery is scheduled in 12 days. ... (13 replies)
... inversion table, back massager, no help at all. So, enough complaining to you! I just wanted you to get an idea of the gravity of my situation. I'm nervous about surgery and would like to hear from anyone with similar issues that has gone through surgery already. ... (56 replies)
... I of the rods is slightly bent but still in great shape he says.. I have had similar pain as u described.. I had a fusion not sure what surgery u had, but doc told me to not be so impatient.. ... (5 replies)
L5/S1 surgery
May 8, 2003
... I'd like to poll the board members that have had this surgery as to the outcome, pain and time it took to return to a relatively normal life. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board...and thank you for your service. Do you have access to an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon? If so, have you had a consultation? I'm glad you finally had a MRI and I am sorry to hear the VA did not offer one sooner. It can be dangerous going to a chiropractor prior to knowing what is actually causing your pain. Some treatments can actually... (56 replies)
... S1 surgery last tuesday. My back feels fine, but the pains in my stomach are unbearable. i know there was to be pain, but i didnt imaginge it would be this bad. ... (6 replies)
... I am not sure why you would be having pain on the top of the thigh....for clarification, when you say "top," do you mean the front side or up near where the leg joins the pelvis? If you mean front side, that should not come from L5-S1 surgery. Did you take a drug for nerve pain prior to surgery...neurontin, Lyrica, etc. (7 replies)
... I seem to be in the same boat...had second surgery on l5/s1.I have nerve damage due to disc surrounded by scar tissue. Have you tried gabepentin or lyrical? Without these drugs I could not make it. Keep moving because it will be better for you in the long run! Good luck to you and people here know more than me!!! (18 replies)




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