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... I am not an expert on bone scans but I think it highly unlikely that it would reveal scar tissue. Scar tissue is soft tissue, made up of collagen...so MRI is the best way to reveal it...but at this point, I doubt that is your main issue. ... (37 replies)
... Hi Everyone. 'I really apologize for the length of this post!! - this is my first time' First I would like to send warm wishes to all of those scheduled, those who have recently undergone this surgery and encourage all of those who are considering this surgery to think about all of the benefits and negatives before agreeing. My neurosurgeon team in one of the best... (7 replies)
... I had a Spinal fluid leak. Crippling migrains. ... (0 replies)

... to either alleviate the pain or to get the scar tissue away from the nerve. None of which have helped in the slightest. ... (6 replies)
... I've had scar tissue removed once, during a fusion surgery in 2002. Yes, it helped for a time but it does grow back. ... (12 replies)
... has become a constant source of localised and referred pain. I regularly appear to tear the scar tissue and have injections and oral prednisilone and pain meds to assist with managing this problem. My question relates to the removal of scar tissue. ... (4 replies)
... As you know, the spinal cord and brain are the nerve center of the body. The spinal nerves at each vertebral level innervate a particular part of the body. ... (1 replies)
... cleaned out scar tissue etc. i did PT an such till end of may, then i went back to work, i was back 3 wks an started havin pain in my left buttock an hamstring area. ... (7 replies)
... til it becomes unbearable. I do have some other issues with my lower back to consider. I see my doc on Friday. We are going to discuss steroid injections or a spinal stimulator. I guess I should say HE is going to discuss them because I am not a fan of injections and the stimulator just scares me. ... (4 replies)
Xlif l4-l5
Apr 26, 2015
... I am wondering if you were properly prepared for a long recovery. Any fusion requires a certain period of time to allow proper bone growth and to allow the soft tissue and muscle to kind of settle into place. Nerves also have usually been disturbed. ... (4 replies)
... walking and resting. It is important to take short, frequent walks as walking is the best way to stretch out the spinal nerves. ... (2 replies)
... tential issue with you given the amount of movement you have between the spondy and the SI joint dysfunction. When something continually slides across the nerve scar tissue can develop...and this can cause the nerve to send of signals to the brain just like when the nerve is obviously compressed. ... (54 replies)
Fusing L4/L5
Jan 15, 2016
... ost important thing you can do now is to take frequent short walks. One of the biggest "dangers" during the first twelve weeks is the potential for formation of scar tissue. You want to keep the spinal nerves stretched so that scar tissue doesn't adhere to a nerve as the tissue forms and fills in. ... (5 replies)
... then before my surgery. I have been diagnosied with post laminectomy syndrome, also known as failed back syndrome. Last month I asked what caused this, was told scar tissue was main cause. My pain is like yours but all in my right leg, hip and foot. ... (16 replies)
... I had another surgery and ended up fused from L3 to S1. That experience was entirely different, even though the surgery was much more complex and involved some spinal reconstruction. At day four my leg pain went away and I was off all medication by the 12th day. ... (3 replies)
... L5, as a fusion causes additional stress to the adjoining discs. There is always a possibility that scar tissue has formed and is pressing on a nerve. ... (2 replies)
... etter to take many short walks, even if it is just back and forth in your home, than to take one or two long walks. This does a better job of helping to keep the scar tissue from attaching to a nerve as it is growing and filling in. ... (2 replies)
... Seven weeks is too early to be more than slightly concerned. Continue following your surgeon's instructions. Talk small, frequent walks to keep the spinal nerves stretched out and to keep the scar tissue from attaching to the nerve as it fills in... ... (5 replies)
... s office though now, rather than waiting several more weeks. There is a window of opportunity after surgery where one has a chance of affecting the formation of scar tissue. I would be concerned that by staying sedentary for all these weeks, that chances of scar tissue attaching to a lumbar nerve are increased. ... (5 replies)
... tant because it brings freshly oxygenated blood to the surgical site, which doesn't have many blood vessels running through it. Also it helps to stretch out the spinal nerves and helps to prevent scar tissue from attaching to these nerves. So try to walk for a short while many times each day. ... (11 replies)


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