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... If you check out my history you can see that I have had some back stuff. I am 24 years old. We sound like we have a lot in common with this terrrible back pain. ... (1 replies)
... I am scheduled to have a BMP cage fusion on May 10, and am looking stories, the good, the bad, or even the ugly. ... (1 replies)
... that's about where I am. I actually feel like my legs are continuing to slowly improve. A large part of that is that I'm slowly getting a little bit of muscle back in my legs. I never had much leg muscle, but what I had pretty much wasted away during my long recovery. ... (15 replies)

... I am also so glad I found this board. There are people out there with a lot of the same symptoms as I have and I don't feel so alone. I have had back pain on and off for years. A few months ago the pain came to stay. I am 42 years old and I started to feel like 80. So I decided I would have surgery. ... (13 replies)
... I wish you nothing but a very successful outcome. ... (26 replies)
... If there's any of you who have had successful surgeries out there still reading the boards, please post your successes. There are a bunch of new people here that are only hearing the negatives. ... (15 replies)
... S1 and bilateral pars defects. PT and work in the swimming pool has worked for me in the past and I was able to get back to playing football, but the old tricks do not work anymore. ... (2 replies)
... Like tmvincent said, take the horror stories with a grain of salt. Most fusion surgery is completely successful. Those people aren't hanging around the message boards. ... (7 replies)
... I think the first thing is, what is your definition of successful. I exhausted ALL options prior to my back surgery. I was terrified of the thoughts of surgery at all. My reasonable expectation was to stop the debilitating leg pain that made it VERY hard to walk. ... (27 replies)
... level fusion to completely fuse and set up solidly. ... (6 replies)
... fused at one level so it can take a long time but other than that I feel fine. my back does ache on occasion but I think thats more because of inactivity and my back muscles weakening from being out of work for 2 years. ... (21 replies)
... After reading many posts regarding SCS I am not too sure about this. Most of the stories I've read sound like horror movies. There is a few on here that have turned out good. ... (37 replies)
... many of the writers are hear because they have had unsuccessful surgeries or treatment and are in for more. Very often the success stories don't come back and post because they have been able to move on and lie their new healthy lives! ... (16 replies)
... I'm one of the so called "failures", at least so far. But if I had the choice to go back before surgery, yes, I'd do it all over again! ... (8 replies)
... trained spinal specialist. Finding a good surgeon is one of the keys to a successful outcome. ... (33 replies)
... ease keep in mind as you read on the board that although you will read of some who have had lingering problems, most people who have this surgery get their lives back and are out there working and enjoying their families and friends. They aren't the ones hanging out here on the board. ... (7 replies)
Back pain
Sep 9, 2007
... arthritis in L2 thru S1, blah blah blah. I have read many other's stories about laminectomies and some yrs later having to need fusion anyway. ... (13 replies)
... unsucessful stories with spinal fusion, any important things I should know about spinal fusion, or your scoliosis stories. ... (6 replies)
... As Elaine stated it is ultimately your decision. So if you haven't done so already, go to your favorite search engine and do a search on back surgery success rates and see what comes up, you will more than likely know which sites are credible and which ones aren't. ... (8 replies)
L5-S1 fusion
Nov 7, 2007
... I have been reading all of these stories and it seems like there are amazing people here. My story i am in my 20's and have had a really bad back for 2 years now.. it has really changed my life.. ... (7 replies)

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