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... I don't believe there is any going back after a spinal fusion. Sorry but there is no undo. ... (8 replies)
... This may sound crazy but I was wondering, if a fusion makes your pain worse and the docs don't know what is now "causing" the pain since the fusion is solid, can they do a reversal of the fusion and put in an artificial disc? ... (8 replies)
... is a big movement in the filed of spine surgery to repair spines without fusions. Laminoplasties and inverse laminoplasties are the big surgeries now to open the spinal canal and allow the cord to move away from the disks or osteophytes. They don't involve fusions. More are on the way. ... (8 replies)

... No they can't but you can try the adr and if it doesn't work then get a fusion. A sucessful fusion will be bone fused together, and if it sucessful once its fused its fused. ... (8 replies)
... But, in answer to your question, no....I don't think they've come that far yet. I don't think they have the answer as to why a fusion is successful and yet the patient continues to have pain, sometimes worse than before. ... (8 replies)
... A cervical fusion has been removed. ... (8 replies)
... Wow, I never heard of undoing a fusion. I don't think that's possible. That would mean basically chipping away all the bone growth that wouldn't normally be there. Can you imagine the nerve damage from trying to do that? The patient would end up paralyzed, more than likely! Whew! No, this is one where there's no turning back. Emily :wave: (8 replies)
... My surgery was 9 hours on 2 levels plus pelvic plates/clips. I have prosthesis (sp?) instead of vertibrae and artificial discs. My hip bone was taken to fuse anterior part of the spine. I have a lot of hardware, cage, etc. My surgery failed and I am facing now 4 level fusion. Still leave in pain - where pain is coming from? Some Dr believes it's above 2 levels, some Dr's... (8 replies)
... So having surgery is not a cure to get rid of pain, I think it just prevents further damage as to our spinal cords and nerves. ... (8 replies)
... I also had fusion on the same disc's that you may need fusion. They have three different ways of performing this surgery. ... (156 replies)
... sister was able to have her doctor obtain my lumbar CT Scan Report. My neuro surgeon has not even received this report yet. As most of you know I had a two level fusion on June 30th. I still have been experiencing so much pain. So I am posting my report as it does not make much sense to me. ... (47 replies)
MRI help
Aug 12, 2015
... Anyway to cut a long story short I am still recovering and still suffering very bad with chronic back pain and am very limited in anything I do. I did not get a spinal fusion at the time as my back was in too bad of a condition. I was discharged from my orthopaedic Dr in April 2015. ... (0 replies)
... had a two level posterior fusion. My neuro surgeon told me that it can take anywhere from 3 months till one year to start fusing. Some people do have a complete fusion by then but some can take much longer to complete the process. So with that said, I am not sure why they did another fusion at 6 months. ... (2 replies)
... advise that bracing is to remind the patient to avoid certain activities following surgery. Other's advise that a brace is helpful for temporarily support of the spinal repair. It can also aid in pain control by giving your spine support. ... (12 replies)
LUMBAR STINOSIS
Oct 4, 2003
... with my lumbar. I had surgery but because of my herniated and disc deformity along with nerve compression. Here is some information I had regarding treatment for spinal stenosis. ... (3 replies)
... many posts about the stimulator. I have heard it work for some and others did not get any relief. Your husband's doctor is most likely going to try the Temporary Spinal Cord Stimulator. Here is some info I found. ... (6 replies)
... C6 and impingement on the spine was so severe that my neurosurgeon said a minor trip and fall could result in my spinal cord being severed. ... (5 replies)
... called the meninges that extend through the base of the skull and surround the entire spinal cord. The spinal cord travels down the entire length of the spinal column through the spinal canal. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the Healthboards. Before my fusion surgery it was made very clear to me that their was no guarantee of complete pain relief. There is only hope that the nerves will indeed repair themselves. ... (3 replies)
... ar from having two levels fused. I also think that so much depends on the patient. I would think that you would indeed have to have a very stable spine to do the fusion without hardware. ... (5 replies)




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