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... Welcome to the board. Did you have any specific questions? It is important to keep moving, in a sensible fashion, to not sit more than about 20 minutes at a time and to avoid any repetitive activity or motion. Walk outside, not on a treadmill, for instance. The trip to India is fraught with potential to harm your healing. Is this necessary? I personally would not... (5 replies)
... I am suprised at the eliptical comment. i had mine on 11/18 and back to work for 1/2 days for now but i do work from home and do have one of those standing and sitting desk and also i need not be on my desk so i walk and do calls on my bluetooth wireless headset. My friend had Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion on C3/4 and C5/6 on sept 23rd and riding his harley... (2 replies)
Spinal fusion
Oct 27, 2019
... I have been reading with interest older posts regarding grinding and popping after spinal fusion surgery. I am almost severn weeks post surgery L4, L5, S1 fusion and am also experiencing similar problems. I describe my symptoms as cracking. Last week the cracking was so bad my wife felt it through the bed. ... (1 replies)

... slippage of L5 forward. It is compressing the sciatic nerve on my left side. ... (18 replies)
... L4 but the insurance company refused to pay. They did however approve a fusion at both levels. I have read too much on the web that scares me to have a double fusion and I am not sure about the original procedure any more either. ... (8 replies)
... I had S1-L5 microdiscectomy Oct. 2009. After 3-6 months, no more sciatica, but just a dull, tollerable pain in the lumbar area. About a 18 months after surgery, my sciatica was beginning to return. I then had a bad fall off a ladder onto a concreate floor. Two weeks after that, the Sciaticaworsened. in same (left) leg as before. I've had it for almost 5 months. I've been... (5 replies)
... Dano ~ YOu will have to tell me what TDR S1/L5/L4 is (whats TDR ) ? As far as your fusion , i had the same 2 levels fused l4-5 , l5/s1 in feb. of 2008. Each person + body will heal differently , so that being said take a deep long breath in and try to relax.. Every person also deals with pain and recovery different from the next , This is a very large & complex surgery... (2 replies)
... I have now been to both an orthopedic and nuero surgeon and they both recommended Fusion. My nuero wants to first see if the insurance will approve me for Artificial disc Replacement, which he said many of the insurance companies are now doing, whereas two years ago they were not. This is because new studies have come out stating that ARD is now better than Fusion. He has... (6 replies)
... I had a spinal fusion in Nov 2004, from T5 to L5, I had adult onset idopathic scoliosis. ... (10 replies)
... s2 fusion in 1982 and lived happily and pain free until 2004 when I reinjured my back at a new level. ... (17 replies)
... My doctor is going to use cadaver bone for the fusion instead of my own. I have heard that this doesn't work as well, but my surgeon assures me it will. Does anyone know about this, or have had it used? ... (10 replies)
... when I reinjured the back. May 2006Laminenctomy L5 for spinal stenosis. ... (8 replies)
... S1 Posterior Fusion with instrumentation? ... (13 replies)
... S1 spinal fusion with donar bone. He believes this is going to help greatly with my pain. I guess my biggest fear is after the surgery. ... (3 replies)
... ray control one week ago, fusion is running...everything is ok but I have to keep the corset on for another month.. ... (16 replies)
... Jack, I am 3 weeks out from my fusion of l5/s1 and to be honest I think you are doing to much but then again I am not a doctor. My doctor told me once up and down the steps per day and no more. I am not allowed to sit for more than 20 minutes at time. He also told me if you have pain doing something to STOP. Your body is telling you that you are not ready for this. ... (16 replies)
... Hi Deena, Welcome to the boards first of all! You'll find a lot of info and support here. I am three weeks post op from L5-S1 posterior fusion. My doctor is....um....how should I say it? He's kinda of aggressive I guess you would say. He uses a lot of different practices...like new things. Anyway, instead of using my own bone, he used a protein from (no lie) a... (10 replies)
... S1 Anterior fusion with bone graft from the hip? ... (3 replies)
... I had in 2008 a L5-S1 Fusion in which I did pretty good for about 5 months then something popped so for 1 year 1/2 2 xrays 2 mri,s from therapy of all sorts till my doctor decided to go up 2 more levels.So Jan.17 2010 I had a L3-L5 fusion. Today March 12 almost 2 months out I am in a lot of Pain although I am walking as much as I can tolerate but My Doctor tells me I Am going... (7 replies)
... after 4 months im doing PT 3 days a week and doing well finally. S1/L5-L5-L4 (13 replies)


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