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... I want you to know that recovery after spinal fusion surgeries takes a year or more for a reason. More complicated surgery takes longer to fully recover. ... (3 replies)
... I have read so many horror stories on these boards about the experience of spinal fusion and wanted to share my story. I am 3 weeks post op and the procedure has thus far been a huge success. I am feeling a 100% better than before the surgery and although there is post op soreness it is NOTHING like I read nor feared. I was up walking 45 minutes after returning from my... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sorry no one responded to you sooner. I guess you are a trail blazer in having the Dekompressor procedure, at least among our active members. How are you feeling by now? Have things continued to improve? In general, it is still early in recovery. It is way too early to start feeling pessimistic! Just continue following your doctor's... (3 replies)

... ms and cramping occur with some regularity when a nerve has been compressed. Often muscle relaxers are prescribed upon discharge and are taken in the early post recovery period. If your doctor doesn't suggest them, you might want to ask if something like that would help. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry, I forgot to mention, it is L5-S1 and it was done on both sides so both sciatic nerves were involved. I will continue with the walker but I do feel I am getting a bit stronger each day. Last night I started practicing walking with just pushing on my husband's finger tips. It was good for about 10 steps then I started to really tighten up in my back again and went back to... (3 replies)
... In my opinion, age doesn't have all that much to do with recovery from this type of surgery. It depends more on what was specifically done in a particular patient's procedure. Don't worry about the toe for now. ... (3 replies)
... I know yours is not a fusion but just replying to what others are saying about the recovery time. ... (10 replies)
... am and was in recovery by noon. Don't remember even going into the e.r. Had some tightness and pain in recovery which was quickly remedied by the nurse. Stayed the night in the hospital, was able to get up and walk to the bathroom by the next morning. ... (10 replies)
... is perfectly typical and that things will improve as the weeks go by. Too many people are left with the idea that because they are having a "micro" surgery, the recovery will go much faster and easier. ... (4 replies)
... immune conditions, and much more. Not one surgery is exactly like another one, they all so different and this is why recovery is very different too. ... (2 replies)
... Also, if you can, set up things that you can look forward to during your recovery!!! It made a huge difference to have things to look forward to. For example, I'd recorded the season finales of all of my favorite shows and saved them just for that weekend. My amazing hubby's birthday was the day after my surgery. Instead of the long birthday weekend exploring the coast... (14 replies)
... Oh no! I'm sprry your surgery recovery seems to not be going well. ... (4 replies)
... I would suggest you return to your surgeon and ask him what is causing this weakness to continue and worsen post surgery. It might be too early in recovery for it to be better, but if the surgeon decompressed the right nerve, the weakness should not be getting worse. ... (7 replies)
... surgical patients are expected to have questions and it is fine to call and ask. You can also ask if the pain is within the expected recovery process or a concern. ... (6 replies)
... Hi All, Looking for some advice and empathy! I am a 56 year old male. I have had trouble with my back ever since I was a young volunteer firefighter that was involved in a building collapse about 1975. Things got bad in 1997 with a disc herniation. I have had ups and downs and survived using meds and chiropractic care. Last October things went downhill bad. I managed to get... (81 replies)
... says he wants as much of the Percocet out of of my system as possible beforehand, due to the fact that it will make pain control easier afterwards. I mean, the discectomy pain wasn't too bad till about 2 days later. Should I be expecting a lot more pain from this? ... (1 replies)
... burbmama, There are some great post-op tips at the top of this board as a sticky thread. Be sure to review them as there are some great ideas there! I hope your surgery goes well and that you have an easy recovery. The first 2-3 months are the most critical in your recovery. Be sure to walk, walk, walk during that time to get your blood flowing, and don't bend, lift... (4 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)
... My guess would be that you are attempting too much too soon. I have found that it takes relatively little activity to cause inflammation when you are so early in recovery. Once it starts, it can be difficult to control. It is very easy to aggravate nerves in the lower lumbar, sacral area. The sciatic nerve runs right beneath the piriformis muscles in the buttocks. The... (4 replies)
... I am 11 days after disc nucleoplasty on L3-4. My pain level in my leg is not any easier, perhaps even more painful. I have been doing minimal activity, sitting, lying, bits of housework, walking around garden, minimal driving, but am frustrated that the pain in my left leg when walking is 8-9. I would be happy to get responses from others who are post disc nucleoplasty (3 replies)

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