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... 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)
... 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)
... So far, I am doing really well. I'm 5 months post op. ... (17 replies)

... op from a laminectomy with spinal fusion and I'm also still in quite a bit of pain. ... (7 replies)
... imes when I could be up most of the day, but even at 5 or 6 months, I laid down for an hour or two in the middle of the day almost everyday. This is such a huge surgery to recover from. There's much to heal and much care to be taken to encourage bone growth. ... (27 replies)
... I know it is hard to accept the fact that our bodies take longer to heal than we want. Before my surgery I had hopes of returning to work after 4 weeks. That was dashed by my physical therapist who gave me wrong exercises to do. ... (398 replies)
... Not all PTs are alike and you just need to check around and ask who does what and who is really really good with spine surgery patients. ... (2 replies)
... If your ACDF was multiple levels, how long were you in the hospital, and did you have spinal cord compression? ... (5 replies)
Spinal Bleeding?
Jul 8, 2012
... The primary issue for me was spinal instability and thus, why a fusion was the first recommendation. ... (42 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)
... It depends on exactly what type of surgery he'll do and the approach. For example, a spinal fusion can be done only from a back incision, via a back incision and abdominal incision, via a back incision and side incision, or via solely an abdominal incision. ... (3 replies)
... months, feeling better at six months and at one year, the fusion will be considered solid and set. After the fusion is complete, when one exercises, the body continues to lay down more bone and the new joint ultimately becomes stronger than the original one.... ... (4 replies)
... L5 decompression surgery without fusion was going to make much difference. ... (28 replies)
... Do you receive treatments aside from exercises and stretches? ... (12 replies)
... Hi Are you back to work as a medic ? Mike (24 replies)
... I would only consider back fusion as the last resort. It is very painfull and the recovery is long and the results are not guaranteed. ... (24 replies)
... l5, done in April 06. I was told at 7 mos, that I was solidly fused also. Im not pain free, but my sciatica I had before the surgery is gone. But I woke up with left leg numb and nerve pain since the surgery. It's more annoying mostly but sometimes flares. ... (6 replies)
... Post op experinces are very individual. Mine were not very positive. I had 3 operations in the space of 5 months. ... (48 replies)
... alk type stretch. I seem to have some balance issues when walking heel to toe and even less balance when I have to close my eyes. I am also doing some stretching exercises lying on my back, side and stomach. ... (12 replies)
... I just got back in from the doctors and he removed my staples 8 days out from surgery and all I have are those steri strips. He took plain xrays and the screws and rods look wonderful. ... (196 replies)


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