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... s goal was that we do NOTHING that even slightly began to aggravate sciatic nerves....As a result I began and stopped PT 3 times and each time returned to plain old walking until I became a bit stronger. ... (5 replies)
Fusion
Aug 14, 2001
... mail. I don't know what went wrong. I had written my note to you on microsoft word, so I made a copy and whether you want it or not, you get all the questions you asked before answered. ... (4 replies)
... fused, and another laminectomy. They're going in from the front for the fusion, then will flip me over and do the laminectomy from the back. ... (9 replies)

... years later. Make sure you check with your surgeon to make sure whether or not Fusion is a part of it. It's a lot better if you don't have to fuse any levels together. ... (27 replies)
... S1 in order to address this issue. But now with the changes in technology, I am having a less invasive procedure and will only be in one night...and will not have additional hardware. ... (4 replies)
... n some of the brightest can be some of the dumbest when it comes to dealing with people. That is exactly why I recommend that people try to get several opinions and find the best expert with whom they can relate and work toward a good recovery. ... (5 replies)
... This report would indicate you may not have a completed fusion....the reason the new surgeon made you stop smoking is because smoking hinders development of new bone cells, and thus, can keep the patient from fusing. ... (40 replies)
... S1 involvement. I read all these posts on the board and I have to wonder why all the variations in fusion treatments. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Robert. While no one but your surgeon can determine for sure if more surgery is needed, I can tell you that your CT Scan shows some serious problems. ... (31 replies)
... Welcome to the board. It is always discouraging to go through everything spinal surgery involves and then, several months post surgery, to develop symptoms you didn't have prior to surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I have had Lower lumbar fusion done from S1 to L4 6 months ago he surgeon used hardware (rods screws and cages) to hold my spine in alignment while the vertebrea fused. Six months out of my surgery I still have terrible pain. A CT Scan shows moderate central spinal canal narrowing at L3-4 at L4-5 degenerative facet changes with disc bulging, at L5-S1 moderate foriminal... (31 replies)
Post-op pain meds
Mar 22, 2007
... S1. One neurosurgeon I saw recommended surgery but said I'd never be off narcotics. The orthopedic surgeon I liked the best is a spine specialist. ... (39 replies)
... i had suffered a spinal injury years ago and as a result ended up with ten damaged disc's in my spine, cervical disc's 4 thorasic disc's 3 lumber disc's 3. I was given the option of surgury and refused as once they fuse your disc's you are stuck with them for life. ... (7 replies)
L3 L4 L5 S1 fusion
Mar 28, 2011
... Sounds like you have things well in hand, and have found a surgeon that you like and that is good at explaining things to you. Have you set a surgery date? ... (8 replies)
... my surgeon decided to add it to the plans for my surgery. ... (7 replies)
... g to is fairly standard procedure for one type of graft for fusion, but I believe what your doctor is talking about is a procedure that is different from fusion, and that does not involve fusing the spine. ... (60 replies)
... I originally developed sciatic pain that grew worse and worse. Eventually I had a MRI which showed stenosis. At this point my internist was managing my healthcare. ... (18 replies)
... and severe foraminal and central canal stenosis. ... (10 replies)
... L5. The S1 disc is also herniated but you cannot have 3 fused together, in a row. ... (7 replies)
... S1 is a two level fusion. You have posted results from 3 levels...L3 to S1. Does he want to fuse from L3 to S1? ... (6 replies)


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