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... exercises i can do if i had a spinal fusion (2 replies)
... posterior spinal fusion. I am fused from my hips to above my shoulder blades. I have only 6 vertebra that are not fused. ... (15 replies)
... Well its now 4 months since my spinal fusion L4 L5 L5 S1 cage insertion, rods, screws, etc etc...... ... (27 replies)

... I am 5 wks post op of spinal fusion L4, L5 and S1 and bone graft. They took the graft from my right pelvis and mashed it around the fusion site and now waiting for bone to harden. I got 3 screws. I got 3 opinions before operation and decided on an ortho doc that was "talented" with his hands. ... (7 replies)
... literally about to go to ER from P.T clinic. From there on it just had gotten worst, no real improvement. I went back for more P.T sessions stretching and other exercises . What Physical Therapist did notice that my hip motion was very limited and not much improved happen during all my sessions about 40 or so. ... (13 replies)
... king was difficult. I spent most of the next week in bed except for comfort breaks. Turning over and sitting up was difficult. The physiotherapists gave me some exercises to do, mainly stretching and bridging. ... (9 replies)
... In January of 2010, I had spinal fusion at Level L4-L5-S1. Felt a lot better afterwards but encountered problems after about 10 months. When I became more active, I began experiencing a lot of pain and swelling at the surgery site. I went back to the doctor who thought the hardware may be causing the problem. I am thin, and more likely to run into problems as a result. ... (3 replies)
... I have just been back from seeing my surgeon, he has suggested a spinal fusion at the L5-S1 level. I have had a previous Discectomy in 1999. I have tried all sorts of different medications, treatments, exercises, ect. None have worked. So now I am trying to make up my mind. So I would like to ask you all a few questions: 1. How long did it take before you could get out of... (26 replies)
... I'm facing spinal fusion surgery with pedical screws at the L4-L5 and am wondering if you can feel the metal after recovery? For example, when lying on the floor to do pelvic tilt exercises, can you feel the metal pressing on bone? I've never had surgery before and this sounds downright pre-historic! (17 replies)
... Do you receive treatments aside from exercises and stretches? ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your help. Good to hear that you have fusion and your PT is going well. I won't have much of a choice in "slacking" off from my PT, as it will be my place of duty. ... (17 replies)
... ESSENTIAL. You must retrain your body to strengthen and stabilize your CORE musculature. I was lucky in that my therapist was very good about making me do the exercises and gently progressing me to the point where she could confidently release me from treatment. ... (17 replies)
... rays and showed fusion is happening. I'm still on pain meds but decreasing as time goes by, taking only one norco a day. The only PT I have been doing is walking. ... (3 replies)
... y may allow you to do some very mild core engagement exercises, but not full blown core strengthening until around 6 months post op. You don't want to risk your fusion by not following your surgeon's orders. ... (9 replies)
... People who think a little bit of stretching and exercises can cure all that ails them when it comes to their back OBVIOUSLY haven't had the kind of back pain and problems most of us here have. ... (25 replies)
... Just how dangerous is spinal fusion? ... (10 replies)
... weeks after the least. The healing or fusion time depends on many is if you smoke or not. I do not. Smoking impedes the healing process and the ability for the bone to fuse. ... (10 replies)
... she asked me if i was doing the twist at the waist exercises and i told her no and that i was doing them . ... (42 replies)
... back! There is no way you should be doing any bending or twisting at this stage of the game. I had the same problem with a physical therapist having me do these exercises at 6 weeks post op. They had absolutely no idea what they were doing. They had never worked with a spinal fusion before. ... (42 replies)
... an use a treadmill unless cleared by your surgeon. Short, frequent walks are better than one long walk. You will tolerate it better and it will stretch out the spinal nerves more frequently. I cannot emphasize enough how important this is. You do not want to develop issues with scar tissue... ... (9 replies)

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