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... weeks, but lately all the stories I'm reading are talking about heading toward fusion before recovery from discectomy is even complete. ... (8 replies)
... Your recovery sounds very normal to me. Recovery is always slower than patients feel it should be. And, you've already answered your own question. ... (81 replies)
... and the dr. says this is nothing to worry about and that PT will fix me...hopefully. However, my symptoms change and I cannot tell if it is due to my recovery from the surgery, or the new disk herniation! ... (4 replies)

... were you. I probably could have gone back this past Monday, but I am glad to have this week off to get to walking better and figuring out a pattern to get away from computer after 20 minutes. I would say AT LEAST a week, 2 is better and maybe 3. Hope this helps. ... (17 replies)
... He commented that I could be out of the hospital the day of the surgery and recovery time is approx. ... (3 replies)
... I have had a great recovery. I have amazed doctors with my healing process. So should that make me feel I will have a successful recovery from this surgery? ... (15 replies)
... e they did my first discectomy. It took nearly a year before I was on my feet and walking confidently again. My leg also would give out. after I had recovered from the surgery itself, it took a lot of physical therapy for me to regain my balance and strength. ... (3 replies)
... t wanted to give an update on my progress at this point to those that might be anticipating this type of surgery in the future. This board was instrumental in my recovery process as I was able to share experiences with others that had similar circumstances and learn from them. ... (13 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)
... Welcome to the board. I'm sorry you are having such a hard time trying to recover from the discectomies. ... (12 replies)
... The time frame for recovery can vary and is very dependent on you in terms of your ability to only do as your dr directs you to. ... (3 replies)
... Fusion surgery is a very big surgery and you should be in the best of shape to have it. The recovery period can be long and taxing. That being said there are never any guarantees with back surgery. ... (10 replies)
... imflames, narcotic painkillers and PT. Been to pain mgmnt and a second opinion from a neuro surgeon. ... (18 replies)
... Sounds like you want to discuss fusion with long as you understand that there is a long recovery from fusion and it will be necessary to follow all your surgeon's instructions exactly, as the fusion process can also be wrecked in the early stages by doing too much too soon, repeated bending or twisting, etc. (4 replies)
... spine surgery takes a long time to really recovery from. ... (7 replies)
... hey i feel your pain....recovery from back pain is very difficult and i have learned that you have to stay strong mentally. ... (7 replies)
... thanks, luckily i am a personal trainer by profession and i am very well versed in all the appropriate stability exercises. you can be sure that i will commit to a lifetime of back maintenance! if i am lucky enough to find relief i won't ever give that up!! (10 replies)
... I felt really good for about 2 years and now I am having pain again. Anyways, my point of saying that is I am hoping your doctor will have you do PT after your recovery from surgery. It was suggested to me by a PT that I should of had PT after my surgery 2 years ago. ... (10 replies)
... I have been keeping a thread going with my own discectomy recovery. ... (1 replies)

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