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... All of her procedures were done with one surgery. Since she was only 15 she had a pediatric ortho who specializes in scoliosis fusions and his adult spine specialist perform her surgery. It took the two of them just over three hours. She was born with spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks agan for your input! As I said earlier I have a pre op appointment with my surgeon on Monday and hopefully he'll have answers to all these questions. ... (6 replies)
... a list that I had made before I went to the Doctors, and everything I complained about, he said was normal, the stiffness in the mornings, everything was normal for people like us that have had the major surgeries to the spine. ... (7 replies)

... If he's taking bone for graft from your spine, just what part? ... (16 replies)
... ciatica pain. That part of the surgery was VERY successful. My problem was scar tissue forming around the nerve root 18 months after. I still have to take Lyrica for nerve pain. I am seeing a pain managment doctor for chronic pain. ... (27 replies)
... I have posted a few times, mostly on the Spine Board, but it seems this is a good place to "hang out" as well, as my problems seem to expanded a bit since my surgery in Jan 2007. ... (8 replies)
... My daughter had congenital spondy, she was born with it. She did many of the treatments you did, except for her pediatric dr doesn't give shots to children. ... (65 replies)
... I was in the hospital for two days, went home and was able to go up stairs the first day. I had to or I would not have been able to get into my home. Due to being so tired.. ... (11 replies)
... l spinal surgical opinion's and I can honestly say that I only got one. The information that I had posted I had read on a website. I normally ask the moderator's for permission before posting an address but I wanted to get back to you right away. I have seen this website posted before so I am praying that this is okay. ... (6 replies)
... system uses flexible materials to stabilize the affected lumbar region while preserving the natural anatomy of the spine. The procedure allows some motion in the spine and is easy to implant using a familiar surgical approach. ... (9 replies)
... It's been awhile since I've been around. I had surgery on June 27, was flat on my back for 24 hrs to let the badly mashed nerves to my hips recover somewhat, in the hospital 3 days. I have the utmost confidence in my surgeon. ... (6 replies)
... I certainly understand being nervous. We booked my daughter's surgery in Feb and she didn't have it until June. I was a basket case for months. Along with you I got great information from these boards, but the stories scared me to death. ... (22 replies)
... My surgery was scheduled for 11 am. ... (134 replies)
... I have my surgery in two weeks and the way my Spine Specialist explained it to me I don't think there will be fusion. I will have spacers put in for the Spinal Stenosis and then there will be rods and 4 screws I think to stabilize the spine as I also have a slipped disk. ... (20 replies)
... Welcome to the Healthboards for Back Problems. I had a 2 level lumbar fusion with Infuse on June 30, 2003. The FDA has approved Infuse only to be used with cages. ... (6 replies)
L5/S1 bone on bone
May 14, 2010
... ut on the vertebare above. All went well except now I have to deal with the freed up nerve pain which may take awhile. After surgery the Dr used the term mangled for the nerve. ... (5 replies)
... Had physical therapy for 4 months starting in May 2004. ... (5 replies)
... Momwithnosleep, thanks so much for your input. Here is to three successful surgeries! ... (52 replies)
... Without knowing too much more about your condition it sounds like your problem is very localized. What does the rest of your lumbar spine look like? ... (6 replies)
... continue to pursue whether the infection has cleared up. Even under the best of circumstances, infection is the number 1 risk in patients undergoing additional spine surgeries. ... (3 replies)


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