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... On Dec 29th 2008 I had a Spinal Fusion of L4, L5 and S1. ... (3 replies)
... Im a 28 year old woman that had instrumental spinal fusion of the L4 and L5 which included a bone graft taken from my hip. ... (14 replies)
... Now I don't have nerve pain. But the pain under my ribs is terrible. Can't sit or stand for long time. I do still do a lot of walking. Have been swimming twice lately. ... (12 replies)

... S1 with 6 screws and 2 rods inserted. The doctors called it a spinal fusion. ... (3 replies)
... it is important to recognize that the spinal fusion changes the mechanics of the spine forever. Also, one is never the same as one was prior to the onset of injury or onset of pain. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Meggs, My post-op orders specified no swimming pool or hot tub for six weeks post-op due to risk of infection. I would think that would apply to the beach also as you never know what organisms are in the water. That said, have a good time and I would definitely get that aisle seat so you can get up and walk when you feel the need. A non-stop flight can get pretty... (5 replies)
... I am going to assume that part of your fusion is in your lumbar spine. I am also going to assume that being 25, you probably don't give a great deal of thought to quality of life when you are older... ... (1 replies)
... ve found Dr Leonard Nelson and Kenneth Rich in Raleigh NC. I worked my butt off between surgeries and they agreed it was needed. I am 7 months out of my thorasic fusion and am getting my life back finally. ... (9 replies)
... to this site but I wanted to get as much feedback as I could in regards to my situation since my neurosurgeons answer to my chronic pain is meds. I had a 5 level spinal fusion done July 31, 2012, after having 4 lumbar laminectomies over the years since 2001. ... (2 replies)
Spinal fusion
Aug 1, 2007
... ough it's not a disease for us, just a condition that keeps one lung from fully expanding. Until I finally understood that, I would keep up a jogging regimen or swimming or other exercise and thought I got out of breath so quickly because I was just out of shape. ... (5 replies)
... I have been increasing my activity levels and am now swimming 30 lengths of the pool so the weight I put on after the surgery is finally starting to shift. ... (8 replies)
... days after each sugery. but for some reason this upcoming fusion, scares me to death. Im scheduled to got to surgery july 29th. ... (7 replies)
... they're not great when it comes to people who have had surgries like Spinal fusion. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks picnica and ibake. I've gained so much weight since I started having back pain (due to inactivity) that I was worried about inactivity during the recovery period. It sounds like, though, that I will be able to move much more after the surgery than I have been able to for years (can't walk or stand more than 30 seconds). The only time I can really move right now... (4 replies)
... Ran 1200 miles a year for 20 years. Since fusion I have found many other ways to exercise other than running. I have tried running and I have simply lost my form because of my fusions. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks Brendaks1 and hello Kyma...Yes I will look into it...and get an new MRI..It only started recently after much healing.. ... (6 replies)
... Wow 45 celsius, that sounds hot. It is supposed to reach about 5 celsius here which is like a heat wave especially after all of the cold weather we have had. It may very well be a good idea putting off the swimming till later. You have plenty of time for that. ... (398 replies)
... ly from the waist down. This makes it hard to walk and I can only sit for about 15 minutes. So I have to lay down most of the time. The only exercise I can do is swimming which I do almost every day. I also use an inversion table, magnet therapy, hot wheat bag compress and of course a lot of pain medication. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks a ton for your response. Your situation sounds exactly like mine: a primary care physician who wouldn't believe my pain was anything more than some muscle tightness. Your situation with your spine doctor is what I fear: being told I need immediate surgery. Like I said before, I can do nothing but hope that I don't have severe, permanent damage because my primary care... (12 replies)
... spinal fusion with rods and screws. ... (8 replies)

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