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... ch much more tolerable and I have found out how to keep it at bay by doing special stretching that forces the nerve to move to its maximum extension and keep the scar tissue from building back up. ... (3 replies)
Scar tissue
Dec 9, 2010
... If the second doctor says you're not a candidate for surgery to remove the scar tissue, it's probably best that you accept it, and then start asking what can be done to improve your quality of life. ... (20 replies)
... week between, 4 surgeries, and almost dying because although they knew what was wrong, they did things during the procedures we didn't know about after the initial surgery that on top of infected hardware, he screwed into the L5 nerve and caused permanent nerve damage. ... (6 replies)

... l Cord stimulators are implanted to help cover nerve pain, not lumbar back pain. Some, and I do mean some get some minor pain relief in their low backs, but that spinal cord stimulators function is to cover the pain signals sent through the spinal cord and it's nerves. ... (36 replies)
... ad taken my films out of the room to review them together. Normally they review them in front of me in the same room. And is seemed as if I was getting the royal treatment for some reason. I was told that the fluid that doesn't agree with the thecal sac is normal after surgery and that it should go away on it's own. ... (398 replies)
Afraid of Needles
Oct 14, 2003
... No one, and I mean NO ONE, could have been as scared of needles in the back as I was. When I was little, my brother had spinal menegitis, and all I ever heard was how painful the spinal tap was, how dangerous it was, yada,yada,yada.... ... (27 replies)
... weeks after it is implanted. They want the leads to have scar tissue develope to hold them in place. ... (36 replies)
... I'm not sure what your surgeon told you about walking, but it is possible to do more than your body is ready to accommodate, particularly in the first weeks after fusion. Since you are still so swollen, I would think that perhaps you are being a little bit too ambitious. ... (1 replies)
... I had another situation after being released from the hospital which resulted in having to return in less than 24 hours...YIKES! ... (14 replies)
Scar Tissue ???
Dec 17, 2006
... sorry I didn't respond to your questions earlier I must of forgot about this thread. Taking a psych test is pretty much normal procedure to pre qualify for the spinal stim. The way it was explained to me is that your psychological state of mind has a lot to do with how you interpret pain. ... (11 replies)
... I really hope that in the future that all of us can have the treatment we need without the surgeons damaging our backs or necks any more than they are already, and keeping scar tissue to a minimum. ... (25 replies)
... Hows it goin Camden, I waited awhile before replying to this, and realized we're all in the same boat no matter how you look at it. Anyway, I'm comin on 18 years post op ACDF C6-7 and 3 years post ACDF C5-7 w/hardware. Have experienced many different painful symptoms in the last year and absolutly nothing visible to diagnose. Dr's won't say (artifacts on MRI and they can't... (8 replies)
Hole in disc?
Feb 15, 2003
... s pain. In most cases of lower back pain, a pain generator cannot be found and surgery is very unpredictable. For this reason, accurate preoperative patient selection is critical to a successful surgical outcome. ... (3 replies)
... L5 lumbar laminactomy to release the compression but unfortunately due to scar tissue damage from the operation her symptoms of sciatica continued to annoy her life. ... (28 replies)
... when I joined, you would have read where I have had 8 spine surgeries, four were fusions with the last one being 10 levels. There have been herniations into the spinal cord, constant pain, and even was temporarily paralyzed. So, I'm making some recommendations to you, based on what I have experienced. ... (4 replies)
... developing over time at the edge of the vertebra which compresses the nerve root or spinal cord. This is called "hard disc herniation" because it is made of bony spurs. A combination of both conditions can occur as well. ... (8 replies)
... y yours was. I have never heard of doing a fusion surgery in two parts unless it is a 360 procedure where the surgeon operates first from the anterior side, and after that is completed, the patient is flipped over and the posterior side surgery is done. ... (5 replies)
... out it! Sometimes things in life don't work that way though, and chronic back problems are one of those things. One of the reasons people have continued problems after back surgery is because of internal scar tissue that develops at the site of the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... He noticed this after his surgery. ... (12 replies)
... So, after long and careful thought, I have made an unconventional decision. ... (185 replies)

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