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... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods inserted. The doctors called it a spinal fusion. ... (3 replies)
... I had some questions regarding the recovery from a spinal fusion. Before I ask, I thought should share the history of my situation so you know what I'm coming from. ... (5 replies)
... This is my first post on any board to do with backs and pain. It's comforting to know that I am not the only one suffering, and that's no consolation to anyone. ... (1 replies)

... o hardward done. I was then in a body brace for a year! I was told that my fusion had taken and was going PT. While doing PT I had awful back pain and collapsed. Images were taken and found that the fusion actually never did take! ... (1 replies)
L-5 fusion
Mar 6, 2004
... Note that a fusion is a very invasive procedure. The muscles that are attached to your spinal column will be stripped away, a good deal of bone on your spinal column will be removed, and there may be rods and screws inserted into the spine to stabilize it while the fusion takes place. ... (15 replies)
... The pain never went away, at to our surprise the curve in my spine returned, my surgeon ordered a routine CT scan and to our surprise he diagnosed me with failed fusion syndrome.. he told me the only hope of a pain free life and to rid myself of the deformity was to do a revision surgery and put the hardware back in. ... (6 replies)
... This is one reason we now have a Healthcare Reform. I was doubtful about the reform, until today. I found out that the triple spinal fusion that I had in 2001 did not fuse properly! ... (8 replies)
... Yeah, I always figured the hardware stayed in too but come to find out in many cases it's removed a year or two down the line. ... (31 replies)
... oblem. I took my medication, did my PT, and learned to live with it. For the next few years, things stayed the same, more or less. I learned what would cause the pain to get worse and stopped doing those things. ... (35 replies)
... type pain. After 18 months more of trying to figure out what was wrong, I ended up having the 3 level fusion and now all is fine. ... (11 replies)
... Did you have any problems with the right leg before surgery? ... (14 replies)
... Recovery has been rough and so doc ordered tests since MRIs and x rays all 'look good'. I have left bum pain that goes down to thighs, knees, and foot. I limp. I have increasing weakness in both legs. ... (4 replies)
Spinal Fusion
Oct 16, 2013
... I can tell you that I have had two spinal fusions done, they were both at the same location. The first was in June of 2011 and I had two discs that had completely disintegrated. ... (20 replies)
... Had a ct that shows the lower left screw is slightly off center and laying on the S1 nerve root. But the nerve conduction study showed L5 nerve problems and most likely which nerve is hurting in my legs. ... (0 replies)
... farther my left leg had gotten so painful that within a short time I could no longer walk on it. ... (92 replies)
... rays or better yet a CT scan which would show if the hardware has shifted or if you are showing a partial fusion or no fusion, or other problems yet. ... (2 replies)
... My 16 year old daughter just had a fusion in June, but her's was only two level so she was moving around a little faster than most of the scoly patients. ... (7 replies)
... I can definitely relate to the family thing. My dad is 82 and has no appreciation for what i do for him. I have spent the last 2 years on AFDC because I am not recieving any WC payments. It is in full litiation, but no money yet. ... (31 replies)
Spinal Fusion
Jan 29, 2014
... I can tell you after a month you feel weak but not miserable! Do everything the docs and pt guys tell you, no more no less ? ... (20 replies)
... day,back then.was helpful,but after 10 years disc is narrowing where have some bone on bone.also few upper bulging herniated stuff.I saw two surgeons,one wants a fusion with bone graft,hardware,the other who did my first surgery says don't need a fusion according to mri,he wants to go in to shave bone away from the nerves. ... (34 replies)


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