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... 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)
... Hudson, Thank you for the update. I am 3 weeks post-op from a L4/5 micro-discectomy and I am having a similiar experience as you with my recovery. It was comforting to know you were having the same issues. It made me not freak out so much. Thanks and good luck!!! Sookiepooka (32 replies)
... A couple of questions....what is the typical recovery period after a laminectomy? ... (3 replies)

... You will get some ups and downs during recovery, we all do, don't get scared. This is how recovery healing is. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I am 5 weeks post op from the same surgery. I think that everyone's recovery is different. My surgeon did tell me after about the first two weeks that the nerves were waking up and that the anesthesia was wearing off. ... (2 replies)
... Hope all goes well with the surgery and recovery for you! Please do listen to the do's and don't's that the Dr. has told you. Keep in mind that you have to take things slow and easy. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome back, Bass!!! Now the recovery begins. ... (17 replies)
... Hi everyone. I had a discogram and a nucleoplasty done on my L4-L5 and L5-S1 on May 15th. For those of you that don't know, a nucleoplasty is a procedure in which they fish a small wand into the nucleus of the affected disc and it dissolves part of the nucleus, thereby decompressing the disc and hopefully eliminating any bulges that may be pressing nerves, etc. I agreed to it... (3 replies)
... but the endoscopic procedure has a faster recovery time. The muscles are not cut, just pushed aside by a small tube, and the entire surgery is done through the tube. ... (8 replies)
... I have a big trip I insist on taking in just under 3 months. I don't think I can be certain that surgery recovery will be complete enough to handle the trip after hearing your responses. ... (8 replies)
... that was not there before surgery. It felt like a constant muscle spasm. My doctor told me it was normal and it did not go away for almost 3 months. During my recovery I definitely had good days and bad days. My pain levels did fluctuate. ... (3 replies)
... than before surgery. When I asked my Dr. he said that my numbness would be the last symptom to leave but was concerned about my pain levels yet. He told me that recovery would take time, not to over do ANYTHING yet, rest and gave me a refill on my precription of Lorcet, and also started me on a cortizone package of pills. ... (3 replies)
... went away but the pain pretty much stayed the same. I think you should call your doctor and tell him what you are experiencing. Everyone is different as far as recovery goes. Hang in there and keep us posted. ... (2 replies)
... Generally, recovery periods differ so greatly. But with discectomies....you are looking at a few months. There tends to be problems with incision sites with a discectomy.... ... (2 replies)
... and I just reached my 3rd month of recovery on the 14th of this month and although I feel like a "new woman" overall, things still are rough and living with some sort of pain is completely normal. ... (23 replies)
... You sure are pushing yourself hard. Relax, take the pain pills when you need them and get some rest. What you do early in recovery can really make or break the surgery. ... (23 replies)
... e it was over, she explained exactly what was going to happen the day of the surgery, where to come in what to eat or not to eat, how long you'll stay, what will recovery be like...everything. So if there are any questions you have been wondering ask her. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry, I forgot to answer about the recovery and hospital stay stuff. ... (6 replies)
... That's wonderful that you are progressing nicely. Please just remember that recovery is not a competition and that it takes a good twelve months for the bone to fill in and set up strong and hard. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Since you are a young athlete who I assume still harbors a hope of playing your sport, it will be even more important that you give your body every opportunity to completely heal and repair itself before trying to resume activity. Reherniation is a problem, but not a common one. It occurs in something like 5% of all cases. However, the problem... (1 replies)


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