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Scar Tissue
Dec 28, 2008
... it's called epidural fibrosis. My research and PM doc ,says it is very common. When our body goes into a "repair mode", scar tissue formation becomes part of the natural healing process after ANY surgery or traumatic injury. ... (5 replies)
Hole in disc?
Feb 15, 2003
... eral, it takes at least three months to get a solid fusion, and it can take up to a year. For this reason, most surgeons will not consider further surgery if the healing time has been less than one year. ... (3 replies)
... which is bone from the pelvic area secured with pedicle screws and rods. I am not a doctor but one thing I know from my own experience scar tissue can cause major pain, especially if it causes pressure on any nerves. ... (3 replies)

... You are still very early on in the healing process. Your surgeon is right that the nerves can take a while to settle down, and it isn't uncommon to have some recurrent symptoms for a while after surgery. ... (1 replies)
Xlif l4-l5
Apr 26, 2015
... Perhaps I am forming the wrong conclusion, but I am wondering if you were properly prepared for a long recovery. Any fusion requires a certain period of time to allow proper bone growth and to allow the soft tissue and muscle to kind of settle into place. Nerves also have usually been disturbed. ... (4 replies)
... Glad to hear things are going OK. I just wanted to mention that the point of walking for the period right after surgery and several weeks thereafter is not for exercise or to build up stamina. ... (4 replies)
... mbgoodwi, I suggest doing a lot of walking as that is what was suggested to me and it helps keep the muscles active and the scar tissue at bay. Take your time with it though. Walk a little more day by day. ... (12 replies)
... this just gets triggered, or kicks in inside the cord area when tissue is scared or damaged in some way. ... (2 replies)
... eason that you have more trauma to the nerve. Nerves heal very slowly and are easily ticked off by the least little thing once they have been assaulted. Simple tissue swelling will increase nerve pain. ... (12 replies)
... all sorts of things are going on in the healing department. ... (289 replies)
... Your pain will be controlled with an IV drip first and probably a mechanism that allows you to push a button as needed. After a period of time, you will be switched to oral meds as they prepare you to be able to go home. You will probably awake from surgery with a catheter. ... (4 replies)
... recover and during that time period there is little you can do to assist the healing! Just don't aggravate it further by trying to stretch it out, or by trying to be active too soon. ... (1 replies)
... I can't fix your leg" about 6 times within a 3 minute period and I wanted to clock him if he had said it one more time. I actually stumbled over an alternative to getting a fusion. ... (3 replies)
... Regarding your concerns about recovery, the period where you will need to depend upon your wife will be relatively brief. ... (7 replies)
... hing you can do right now is to take many short walks each day. This primary purpose for this is to keep the spinal nerves stretched out. This helps to prevent scar tissue from attaching as it forms and fills in. It is much better to take frequent, short walks than one long walk...for a variety of reasons. ... (3 replies)
... her you feel up to it or not. This is the one exercise that will keep the spinal nerves stretched out. This is very important as it makes it more difficult for scar tissue to attach to a nerve as it is forming in the period after surgery. ... (1 replies)
... Nerve regeneration and I believe that the three year period stated above is close to the truth. It depends on a lot of things. ... (7 replies)
GOOD LUCK TELZEY
Dec 1, 2002
... they insert a catheter through a needle into your disk, then heat it up. The theory is that the heat shrinks the disk a little, cauterizes the nerves, and helps scar tissue to form over the tear... thus accelerating the healing process a little. Sometimes it works great, sometimes only a little, sometimes not at all. ... (10 replies)
Incidental Finding
Oct 28, 2004
... from the thecal sac into the surrounding tissue possibly leading to formation of a pseudomeningocele. ... (22 replies)


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