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... I do know, though, quite a few people who went through the scoliosis surgery at the appropriate time and have never had another problem with their backs. ... (9 replies)
... Interesting that your surgeon tried the cast first. ... (3 replies)
... I was in the hosp. about 4 weeks. Surgery tecniques have progressed since 1978 thank god! ... (4 replies)

... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods almost 4 weeks ago. They do get you up and out of bed the day after surgery and everyday thereafter. It is very painful at first, but each day gets better, and of course they give you pain medication. ... (3 replies)
... which all made my pain worse. I finally had a MRI and it show I needed surgery. I did consult with 3 Drs. and they all agreed. The Dr. told me if I didn't have surgery I would be in a wheel chair, that did it for me. The surgery isn't easy and recovery takes time. They make a body cast which is heaven, really. ... (17 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Was the doctor you saw post operatively to the removal surgery also a neurosurgeon? ... (3 replies)
... I completely disagree that the vast majority of spinal fusions are a sucess. I've done ALOT of research in this area and some of the sucess depends on how many levels are done, amongst other things. ... (28 replies)
Back fusion
Feb 22, 2003
... bifida, and later developed scoliosis. Right now I'm awaiting the go ahead for surgery to untether my spinal cord. ... (12 replies)
... what was the extent of your damage and was any of it actually affecting or compromising your spinal cord at any level? ... (7 replies)
... I just wanted to thank everyone for the wonderful post.. I am almost 3 weeks out of my 8 level spinal fusion and I am always trying to figure out if I am on track. I had the surgery Oct. 4Th and I don't go back to the Dr. until Nov. 5Th. ... (14 replies)
... I think I had misread the question on limitations. As far as after the surgery I was put in a cast from my neck to my hips. It was a removable on, some king of heavy duty plastic with Velcro straps on the sides. ... (5 replies)
... y increasing and causing pain, it was decided that I would have surgery. In December 1987, I had Harrington rods placed in my back with a bone graft done for the spinal fusion. ... (11 replies)
... created broken bones. If it were your arm, the doctor would put it in a cast to immobilize it so that the new bone cells would have an easier time knitting together without some movement jarring the line of cell growth. ... (14 replies)
... Although I am having some problems currently from my third fusion surgery I can tell you that my first two were very successful. ... (15 replies)
... However, my answer relates to fusion in general. Hardware is not designed to hold the body in place forever. It takes the place of a brace. ... (64 replies)
... has been tested for mps as it is a typical symptom of some metabollic disorders but apparently she does not have it..so our childrens specialists are saying. her spinal surgeon has said on every visit that he would bet his career she has. problem is, is that post op... ... (1 replies)
Xlif l4-l5
Apr 26, 2015
... The first three months are the most critical when it comes to recovery. If you had broken a leg, they could put it in a cast to immobilize it while the two ends of the bone knit together. ... (4 replies)
... ray, the slip is graded according to its degree of severity. The Myerding grading system measures the percentage of vertebral slip forward over the body beneath. ... (11 replies)
... feelbad I was started on PT within two weeks of my surgery which caused my disabilitys to occur. ... (8 replies)
Post-IDET Report
Nov 26, 2003
... normal. There is some disc degeneration in the lower thoracic spine with desiccation disc material. Spinal canal is normal in diameter. There is no focal disc hernaition. There are no vertebral compression deformities. ... (117 replies)


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