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... I don't know why he waited so long. It was exactly 3 weeks. I think I had to keep it dry but toward the end of the 3 weeks I let the shower hit it. Then I had my husband put some NeoSporin (sp?) on it. I never wore a brace after either like other people. Guess they are all different. Any odor or oozing may definately be infection. I had that with my gastric bypass.... (21 replies)
... I swear, I must be the freak here. Everything I read says that sitting sucks for them. The only comfortable position for me is sitting on the couch with my legs propped up on a poof chair. If you do not know what a poof chair is, do a search on it. ... (21 replies)
... op advice, but can't find any recommendations for a comfortable chair that promotes proper alignment. I have MS and fatigue easily, but don't want to spend the next year in bed while I recover from surgery. ... (0 replies)

... Maggie, I had decompression and fusion of L2, L3, L4, L5, and S1 last summer, but had rods and screws inserted as well as some of my own bone. ... (3 replies)
... speak with your instructor's and that they are working with you. I think that four hours in the same room has got to be difficult for you. I pray that you have a comfortable chair. I am sure that your swimming instructor will make an exception for you when it comes to the freestyle races. ... (398 replies)
... tant because it brings freshly oxygenated blood to the surgical site, which doesn't have many blood vessels running through it. Also it helps to stretch out the spinal nerves and helps to prevent scar tissue from attaching to these nerves. So try to walk for a short while many times each day. ... (11 replies)
... She had 2 levels, she is 65... recovery from spinal surgeries is not a walk in a park for sure. More levels done, tougher recovery is. Age and other health issues make it harder. ... (8 replies)
... idurals, etc.. The epidural injections really got me through. Well, leading into your work question, I got another sales job selling mortgages where I was in a chair for 10 hours a day. This did me in. ... (52 replies)
Spinal fusion
May 17, 2009
... SAP2008, I think it the amount of activity must be very dependent on the individual. I'm still on the percocet (18 days after surgery), but I am able to walk for 30+ minutes, and sit just as long (in a very comfortable desk chair). If I let the pain meds wear off, I do get very uncomfortable though. As much as I hate them, I want to make sure I continue to move to promote... (27 replies)
... Hey all hows it going. I start my PT today,34 days post-op & I'm not sure what to expect from PT. I have had PT on my back 4 times since the early to mid 90's. Not 1 time has it helped me, I know this time will be different because I'm having it done this time for my fusion. I'm not sure who has told me in the past post's that weeks 4-8 will be harder than weeks 1-4,... (0 replies)
... S1 fusion if he'd do one on me. ... (14 replies)
... I had much more difficulty with mobility post surgery. The second fusion was also from the back, using the same incision, L3 to S1... ... (2 replies)
... Hi Are you back to work as a medic ? Mike (24 replies)
... I would only consider back fusion as the last resort. It is very painfull and the recovery is long and the results are not guaranteed. ... (24 replies)
... I read your comments on fusion spine surgery. ... (10 replies)
... I found my ergonomic office chair with arms was the most comfortable seat for me. ... (2 replies)
... S1 fused is going to put serious limitations on your abilityto sit no matter how comfortable the chair might be. I wonder if you have told your dr. that you need to be back to work in 6 weeks? ... (10 replies)
... on sneakers since surgery but when you start walking, make sure they are comfortable and not cheap. Your back is going to tire out easily enough without cheap shoes to add to it. ... (8 replies)
... Unfortunately, my aunt had a different PT today. I didn't feel comfortable asking him much and I didn't trust his answers anyway...so I'm afraid I didn't learn anything useful. ... (21 replies)
4 weeks post op
Dec 26, 2006
... hi all just updating my progress. I had spinal fusion and laminectomy Nov. 27. I have had a pretty active week. ... (5 replies)


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