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... minutes sitting for several months post surgery. ... (1 replies)
... hour. After 10 minutes of walking, it goes numb again. I can get the numbness out by lifting and bending my leg. Or, sitting down. ... (8 replies)
... S1 microdiscectomy in February which has completely cured the sciatica I had suffered in my right leg for the last 4 years but not the back pain. ... (8 replies)

... Three months is a good number. I had every kind of ache and twitch you can think of happening. It all lessoned over time. (3 replies)
... I was just wondering how long is normal to have incision pain after a microdiscectomy. I had one 4 weeks ago. I still get twinges when sitting too long or moving wrong which I try to avoid. It seems OK when I walk just every once in a while it'll hurt just for a second then go away. ... (3 replies)
... minutes at a time for the first several weeks. No other sitting times are allowed. ... (5 replies)
... My guess is that what brought on your current pain, at least from your description, is sitting too long. ... (11 replies)
... twisting or sitting for prolonged periods, etc. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I'm 4 months post microdiscectomy and still struggling with pain when sitting (different pains that vary between a burning back and numb upper buttock). My sciatic nerve is tight if I try and strech my leg and I had a recent MRI which shows the disc is now OK. The surgeon is very blase about the scar tissue and says it may be that sticking to nerve, if it is then there is... (3 replies)
... You can sit as long as you are comfortable, but most people avoid sitting for longer than 15 to 20 minutes. After surgery, sitting can be uncomfortable for a while. ... (7 replies)
... at the week and half point and have been walking several times each day. Last night I actually went out to eat with my wife and it was good to get out. I think sitting for the hour and half might not have been such a good idea now. I hope my recent discomfort is from the nerve "waking up". ... (21 replies)
... It hasn't been that long since my microdiscectomy. My restrictions from the doctor are sitting for only 15 minutes and no bending or twisting or reaching. I wear a back brace. The physical therapist told me to walk as much as possible. ... (2 replies)
... I think it's great that you were able to go back to work...don't know about the sitting. It's probably best to slowly increase it, my doctor said sitting for long periods can slow healing but short periods are OK. I'm planning on going back in 2 weeks and I've been working from home a bit while standing or lying. ... (11 replies)
... twisting, but otherwise to "let pain be my guide" in deciding how much activity to do each day. He cleared me for driving and going back to my desk job one week after surgery if I could tolerate it. I couldn't, until two full weeks had passed. ... (7 replies)
... if you've had surgery...when did you start walking after surgery? ... (2 replies)
... I've had a similar issue. Three weeks after an S1-L5 micro-d I began to have a return of tingling and numbness in my foot. The Dr. prescribed a steroid pack which reduced the frequency and I began PT about 2 weeks later. Since I get numbness in my butt and foot when I'm sitting and immediately after I do my PT, today I sarted to get a return of some of the pre-op leg pain in... (11 replies)
... I had the intense nerve pain starting 6 days after surgery until about 6 weeks afterwards. It did eventually go away, coming less frequently and easier intensity. ... (8 replies)
... I tell ya, I didn't sneeze for a month after that. Sneezing simply was not an option. I know what you mean about standing up during meetings at work. LOL. I sit down, get up, pace around. ... (7 replies)
... I guess you can't alter the work schedule, but please go home after work and rest. Let everything else go so your back has a chance to recover. Otherwise, I'm afraid you will find yourself in pain come the New Year. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you so much for the info, I was really worried about the swelling. My Surgeon was really adamant that I should be fine back at work during the two week mark, and I feel like I call them everyday with something new but I will ask about the swelling. I teach high school, so at least I am not chasing little kids around but I wasn't prepared for this kind of injury/pain. ... (6 replies)


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