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... op pain and recovery will be appreciated. ... (11 replies)
... S1 and had a partial discectomy 5 months ago. I am only 28. I recovered well after operation although it was a very slow process which i did not realise. ... (10 replies)
... ough that I must go through with it in order to have a chance at life again. I have had limited mobility and major pain and problems for three years now. I had a discectomy last summer that didn't work for me either and now the disc has collapsed at this level and this is my last resort. I'm very anxious for this surgery. ... (7 replies)

... e read the FDA trials in the US will end in Oct this year. If I ever have trouble in the lumbar or cervical regions I won't settle for anything but an ADR. The recovery time and success rates are to good to ignore. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for taking time to check out my post. I was one of the lucky ones.. I came through my disk-o-gram with only minimal pain and virtually no memory of the proceedure.. The test was on Monday morning (yesterday).. and I was back at work today :eek: I went to see my ortho at TBI that afternoon with the results (good thing I had a driver :angel: The here is what... (6 replies)
... Hey bro. I had a laminectomy/discectomy on Jan. 26th of this year. I still had vicious pain in butt, leg and foot after the surgery up until a couple of weeks ago. It takes a long time for nerves to heal themselves so just be patient and dont over do it when you do start to feel better. Always be concientious of the backe and avoid too much bending and twisting as much as you... (2 replies)
... t drags when walking and I cant raise my foot or toes. Its really freakin scary actually because eventually the muscle will waste away as well. Good luck on your recovery and Ill keep you posted on mine. ... (8 replies)
... and gave me muscle relaxers and I'm praying that this will get me going again and help me down the road to recovery again. He said that I have got to get to doing my excersising again or it's just gonna be a viscious cycle for me. ... (3 replies)
... Hi folks - 1st time posting. I had micro-discectomy surgery on May 19, 03. The surgery seemed to go great - the severe pain I was experiencing in my left buttocks and leg was virtually gone. The recovery took a bit longer than I would have liked (but isn't that true for alot of us). In mid August, I had a setback. The muscles in my low back were seizing up causing... (6 replies)
... Hello, my name is Gerry and I'm 34 years old and a former athlete football and baseball now i watch my kids play about 5 weeks ago woke up with numbness in my left hand and pain in the upper neck, the pain spread to my left arm shoulder etc.. unberable even with meds i'm having Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in two days i'm a little scared and apprehensive but ican't... (2 replies)
... On June 30, 2003 I underwent a cervical discectomy w/ fusion at C5-C6. The first few days after surgery I felt that all my symptoms had either improved or disappeared. Going into the second week after surgery the pinching in my neck returned to full force, headaches and numbness and tingling returned milder than before surgery. My arms and my legs are very weak. I voiced... (3 replies)
... Just wanted to let everyone know that I had a three level microendoscopic Discectomy on Feb. 6th and it was a great success. I had severe right leg, foot and buttock pain. I could not sit without pain nor stand or walk. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Jen, Sorry to hear about your herniated disc. Fellow spineys and medical professionals have been debating the issue of disc surgery for a long time. I could write on this subject for hours, but in the end, there is no right answer. If you have mostly leg pain and minimal back pain, have increasing muscle weakness and numbing in your legs, cannot sleep, then surgery... (2 replies)
... I'm not really sure what you mean by "huge heaviness" in your back, so can't say whether it is normal, or not. Too many patients are of the opinion that a micro procedure will result in a quick recovery...and therefore end of with unrealistic expectations. It can take a good six months to recover from a discectomy, and that's assuming everything went perfectly. It is... (2 replies)
... I would agree that you are trying to return to work too soon. You don't say if it was a lumbar disc that was operated on...but if it was, your time spent sitting is usually restricted to about 20 minutes at the beginning. Many doctors do not allow patients to drive for 2 to 4 weeks after surgery. Sitting puts 30% more pressure on the spine than does standing or walking. ... (2 replies)
... L4 level had a herniated disc and in march I had a discectomy that didn't work for me. So I visited 3 orthros and 2 NS. ... (31 replies)
... I am starting week three of my discectomy recovery and your first two weeks are exact to my my experience. I was told that the swelling takes a long time to go down. ... (32 replies)
... I had lumbar fusion L4 L5 S1 with cadaver bone bmp discectomy on wednesday November 19th this year. Recovery is going better than I had expected. I still spend alot of time on my back but am walking and sitting long enought to eat at the table.. ... (44 replies)
... Now, almost two weeks after my surgery october 11, i have been humbled by my body. I have learned that the road to recovery is tough, but worth it. ... (7 replies)
Second discectomy
Aug 13, 2004
... S1. That seems to be the board favorite. I wonder why this disc is so easily injured. I have no idea how it even happend this time. Please fill me in on the recovery process. I had the first surgery 2 and a half years ago, the recovery then was so quick and easy. I was walking a mile a night 2 weeks after. ... (3 replies)


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