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... back pain, injections, pt, and I did have a discogram done. The discogram was horrible, very painful but I would not have done the surgery without the disco. Fusion surgery is major surgery and the disco gives the doctor a wealth of information to use. For one thing it makes sure your disc is the pain generator. ... (13 replies)
... S1 fusion on Apr. 6. I had no radiating pain in the legs. It was all pain in the area of the slip....bone on bone as I had no disc left. ... (20 replies)
... Hello, I am contemplating surgery to fuse L5-SI where the disc is pretty much non-existant. I have had problems with this since 1992 which have increased in severity and frequency throughout the years. I am now wearing a back brace and using a cane but cannot walk far without the pain exacerbating. I am wondering what percentage of people here have had this surgery and... (13 replies)

... I had an L5 S1 fusion on January 4th of this year, anterior only. No Discogram. Mine was a 20 year degenerative problem. ... (13 replies)
... S1 Fusion and it was not that bad. The pain that is "suppose" to be felt is similiar to your normal pain. ... (13 replies)
... Why 3 surgeries? What happened with the first two? (13 replies)
... i just had a L5 S1 fusion w/hardware and think things are going great. no back pain after surgery. started walking a mile a day 1 week after. legs ach when i lay down at night but not to bad during day. down to just ibuprofin 4 pain managment. cant expect better than that after 3 surgerys n the same location (13 replies)
... Hi LMVLMV, As a fellow normal-person-turned-couch-potato-due-to-spondy, I was so happy to read your post! I'm 4 weeks post op; I had L5-S1 fusion/lami/instrumentation on 2/25. I'm also doing well - quite well I think - but I almost feel like I may have plateaued because I don't feel super-progress being made like I did after the first week. Maybe I felt so much better... (20 replies)
... what is l5/si facet fusion (0 replies)
... I understand the fusion is met with success. Less recovery, faster fusion time. Is this true? ... (11 replies)
... op on Level 1 L5 S1 fusion with laminectomy, DCP, severe sciatic nerve displacement. ... (4 replies)
... Hi there. I have had a fusion at l4/l5 almost 2 years ago now. I am 85% improved and I would to it all over again if need be. I had suffered for over 3+ years of 24/7 pain at about 5-9 scale. I did have a discogram which actually found the true source of my pain. I have a bulging disc at L5/S1 that has been there since age 18, and all the docs thought this was the... (13 replies)
... st surgery was n 97 discectomy L5 S1 right leg pain 2nd was another L5 S1 left leg n 04 no disc left legs started again at thanksgiving went n for the fusion so maybe 3rd time is the charm. ... (13 replies)
... S1 they will only be going through my back! See if you fall in this category! Again, I will be having my fusion in late June and I will keep you posted! ... (20 replies)
... I have almost no leg pain laying down, so I understand the coach pototo reference! My doc is gonna try injections on me but he has mentioned the possibitily of a fusion too. You both give me hope. Hope to hear from you. ... (20 replies)
... hello everyone i'm 5 weeks post op - am a 2nd grade spondy & went in for a fusion & laminectomy but when my surgeon opened me up I had fused at L5& S1 so only had to have a laminectomy (he had suspected this might be the case) as I spent so much of 1st 2 weeks in lying down I thought all my leg/foot pain had gone but after I became more active it started coming back & am now... (20 replies)
... he pain goes down to about a 2 so I am able to get sleep. This is just so frusterating because I did'nt find out that I was a spondy until I herniated my disk at L5 when I was in the last months of my pregnancy so I never really did have symptoms of being a spondy..until now. ... (20 replies)
... a friend who also has had it and she made a remarkable recovery and was able to do everything she did prior to back surgery. She had and anterior and posterior fusion called 360 fusion with 4 levels. So, there are many success stories. Many of us that post are still looking for answers to don't go on us alone. ... (13 replies)
... So i am going for another fusion this friday in 2 days. They dont know really what to expect since they are not the ones that did not do the first surgery. ... (13 replies)
... My doc showed me the hardware that would be used for my fusion, but my sister said that her fusion was done with cement placed where the problem disc was. Has anyone ever heard of this procedure. ... (13 replies)




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