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... S1 spinal fusion with rod and screws. After 6 weeks, I went through 2 months of physical therapy. ... (9 replies)
... t you don't understand. Try to get an answer as to why you have the pain, where it is coming from, what you can do to minimize it or get rid of it, and what the prognosis is for that pain or issue that is causing the pain. In my opinion, I would attempt to get those questions answered..GOOD LUCK! ... (2 replies)
... Dear bracer. Thanks so much for your reply to my worrying about spinal fusion. I'm wondering what might happen to drive me to having the fusion. I'm very scared about infection and having more problems then I can mentally handle. ... (17 replies)

... I can honestly say that I understand. I had a double fusion at age 23. It was 14 or so years ago now when technology and medical science were far from perfect when it came to spinal surgery. ... (10 replies)
... neurology group for five years. They've been pretty honest with me and told me right from the very moment we knew I might be facing some rough surgery that fusion doesn't have the statistics that prove it rids the majority of patients of chronic back pain...and in many cases it makes chronic back pain worse. ... (31 replies)
... Were the discs degenerating prior to the fusion or has it all occurred since the surgery? ... (5 replies)
... T GOING TO IMPROVE VERY MUCH. ALTERNATIVELY, IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE WITH A SIMILAR INJURY WHO'S OPTED NOT TO HAVE SURGERY AS I'M WONDERING WHAT MY LONG TERM PROGNOSIS WITHOUT WILL BE. THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ANTICIPATION OF YOUR COMMENTS. ... (15 replies)
... S1 spinal fusion because of my weight. What he said was that I'd be one of the heaviest people that he's operated on and that he was afraid that I might have complications. ... (14 replies)
... I had spinal fusion with rods @ L4 - S1. I was having spasms that would put me on the ground. After the surgery you will have scar tissue which causes residual pain. Sounds like you have no choice, my surgery stopped the spasms but cost me my military career. I have severe pain now, over 20 years latter, bone graft site is a problem. It is give and take, you will have... (15 replies)
... After 10 years of suffering gradually worsening pain I finally had a spinal fusion on July 7th of this year. Even though the recovery is frustratingly slow I can already say it was the best decision I ever made. ... (93 replies)
... If a nerve was compressed for some time prior to surgery, it can take many months....up to a year and longer. I had a three level fusion almost three years ago and I still have feeling returning in my numb toes. ... (11 replies)
... self. He has also told me that there is no guarantee but I have also this past summer started having problems with my bladder and I have done PT and and also the spinal shots and nothing helped. ... (9 replies)
... I had a 2 level spinal fusion in Sept 04. A neurosurgeon can do this surgery, however, mine was an ortho. ... (15 replies)
... region. So, after years of being told I was too young for fusion surgery, or they don't fuse more than 2 levels in the neck of someone so young... ... (6 replies)
... problem with his doing the surgery and he comes highly recommended. However, I do have a problem with his prognosis i.e. he says when surgery is over I will be as good as new? ... (2 replies)
... about 7 years ago due to spinal canal compression. ... (1 replies)
... I am five weeks into recovery for my back surgery...I had a laminectomy and discectomy L4 and L5 were involved. Prior to my surgery I had two spinal injections which is when my right leg pain and knee numbness really got worse. Now after surgery I am out of back pain for the most part... ... (4 replies)
... surgeon's actions during the surgery or a problem with positioning. I read the posts of PT Vegas and wonder just why this problem isn't made more clear prior to fusion surgery. ... (47 replies)
... My big question, which is to date still unanswered, is WHY specifically is there nerve pain and what is the prognosis for relieving it? ... (12 replies)
... Who was your surgeon? He sounds excellent. Bobi (11 replies)


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