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... S1 but it happened through 4 lumbar surgeries. My suggestion is you get several opinions from both neurosurgeons and spinal ortho docs. Neurosurgeons tend to recommend more levels initially while orthos are more conservative... ... (3 replies)
... more weeks of recovery time. ... (8 replies)
... I was born w. a severe slipped vertebrae , L5 that moved off of the S1 almost all the way off when I lean forward so the screws are in place to stop that movement. ... (2 replies)

... Had a spinal fusion in March of 2012 now three months later i am having a lot of pain on the right side of my spine to the point i cant even role to get out of bed. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Jacqee and welcome to the forum. Having had several back surgeries, I can tell you that recovery takes TIME. Once you are healed well, I see no reason you can't ride your bike and work out, tho you may have to change your routine to accomodate your back. ... (3 replies)
... I am having a anterior spinal fusion(L5-S1)this coming monday. I would like to hear from others who have had this surgery. How was your recovery? What was the pain level like post surgery and how long did it last? How long in the hospital? How long before you could get up and walk? I would really appreciate any info you can give. Thanks, Pat in Texas. (0 replies)
... ry. I've been a stalker on this board for a few weeks now and I have to say that I've learned alot from all of you. THANKS! I do have a few questions. Is the recovery really that bad and long? ... (8 replies)
... tebrae. I had it at the age of 18 and was blessed with no problems until the age of 39 when the next level blew out which is a common problem after a fusion. A fusion puts pressure on the adjacent discs and sometimes they end up needing to be fused. ... (6 replies)
... And is an expected recovery period about 3 months? ... (3 replies)
... JAYDAR Here is ONE HAPPY FUSION PATIENT FOR YOU!! ... (20 replies)
... goes on and on and on until i get in my reclining chair or i lay down on the bed. The pain shoots round into my hip but the pain starts in the left side of the fusion at the point of the scar. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I'm sorry you have had such a difficult experience with your surgery. What happens when you call your surgeon's office and request an appointment? I've really never heard of a doctor being so unresponsive. Usually with a fusion, they want to see you at regularly scheduled intervals to check on bone growth and to be sure hardware has not migrated. ... (8 replies)
... Some days I felt I am on a way to get better, felt like i took 4 steps forward to my recovery but tomorrow I took 5 steps back... ... (2 replies)
... My surgeons told me that spinal fusions may heal up to one year and more. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I am 4 weeks post surgery, fusion L5/S1. I was feeling great until day 8 when I started having leg pain. It was severe for about 10 days.. It felt like a vise twisting and pulling my muscles from the bottom of my rear to the back of my heals. It is getting better now. I actually made it today with no pain meds until about 8:00 PM. Then I gave in. My calves seem to... (4 replies)
... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods inserted. The doctors called it a spinal fusion. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the Healthboards for Back Problems. It sounds as if your recovery is coming along successfully. You must have been thrilled to know longer suffer with that leg pain, sciatica.... I haven't heard of a brace such as yours. ... (7 replies)
... lumbar spinal instability. First surgery 1999. ... (8 replies)
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... I am praying for you this morning..... I pray that your appointment with your surgeon goes well and that you receive good news about your fusion recovery. You sure do deserve to here some good news. I also pray that your test goes well on Monday with your GYN. ... (398 replies)

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