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... I can only relay what was relayed to me. I had a laminectomy a week and a half ago and just saw the Nurse Practitioner for an incision check. She referred to an area of swelling above the incision and said " you should start to see that flatten out soon". However this is 10 days not 12 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... Are you referring to the hard ridge of the incision? ... (1 replies)
... Hi i know its been some time since your op, but did the swelling go? ... (7 replies)

... weeks ago. My surgeon told me that I would probably be ok to go back to work after 2 weeks of recovery since I don't have to lift heavy objects or sit for long periods of time. ... (9 replies)
... Syd, Be careful you can still reherniate your disc. I know I reherniated mine 6 weeks later.. I had a redo and still have nerve pain since the 2nd surgery jan of 04. I have no idea why these Dr's say you can return to normal in such a short time. ... (9 replies)
... Funny how we have sorts of questions but when you get to the docs, you forget them. Went with DH today and remembered you asking about regenerating but like a dummy, I asked about the discs regenerating. ... (3 replies)
... What type of condition had you been in prior to surgery? ... (4 replies)
... S1 pinching sciatic. After almost a year of trying oral steriods, epidurals and PT, I was traveling and suddenly had excruciating pain in my back. ... (0 replies)
... discectomy. I know that it is definetely gradual. It can take a good year or so to heal after a lamy. My doctor said that I was doing well but had a ways to go still. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the replys, it always easing my mind a little. ... (7 replies)
... up in two days. I still have the severe sciatic pain in my glute, still running down my leg and sharp pain in my toes. I have been on Gabapentine for the last month, not much help or noticable relief. ... (13 replies)
... I went for 2 years not knowing that it was bone spurring that was my problem and kept telling the doctors that there was 'something else' going on and that the pain wasn't really disc pain more of like bone pain. ... (14 replies)
... encouraging me to keep with the updates..... Here we are. ... (13 replies)
... miles daily. This will take no more than one hour per day. Avoid pulling, pushing or lifting. In the future, always protect your back when lifting or bending. Proper body mechanics involve using your knees and not your back during these activities. ... (12 replies)
... but the doctor and I got to talking about so many things we both forgot the incision. ... (8 replies)
... My, it sounds like he has had a rough time. I've had 8 spine surgeries, and the first couple were herniations, so let me provide just a little input there. ... (5 replies)
... had an open discectomy. When I asked my doctor which one it was, he gave me a different answer all together using terms I had never heard of. I think that due to the 3 inch incision in my back that this was not micro. . . ... (8 replies)
... Seekbliss, Thanks for the warm welcome! ... (803 replies)
... Well, I asked my PT this morning about the lovely bump on my back. ... (803 replies)
... Oh boy, what an experience. I'm home, laid out in new recliner with my laptop balanced on my chest. I can barely walk the 10' to bathroom, the pain is so bad. This pain is like a really bad back strain with muscle spasms, it's not the incision area itself. I'm taking 2 vicodin "as needed for pain. ... (35 replies)




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