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... There is only way to "undo" a fusion and that means breaking it....as in breaking your back. ... (3 replies)
... the rest of your life or fixing the problem. After I was paralyzed by a test to see how bad the situation way, there really wasn't any question left. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You've come to a good place to pick the brains of others who have already been where you are now. ... (6 replies)

... S1 area that can be added to the fusion through further surgery. ... (3 replies)
Spinal fusion
Jul 31, 2007
... I would have to say that 6 months may seem like a long time, but it can take up to a year or even longer for full healing after a fusion. You may still find more relief. Did they do much of a corrrection on you? ... (5 replies)
... L3 with a fracture and subdural tear. ... (3 replies)
... I am glad your surgery is behind you and hope you have a full recovery and that your pain completely resolves. It is hard not having family near by, especially at times like this. ... (7 replies)
... your dr. is quoting is quite generous. Before deciding to do it, why not get a second opinion. If the 2nd dr disagrees with the lst then you go for a 3rd opinion. This is a huge decision and you have to be sure you are making the right one.. . ... (20 replies)
... lium and placed them between the vertabra. They use the plates to stabalize the area while the bone pieces fuse to or grow together with the vertibra. I also had a bone stimulator implanted. This is a small battery that emits an electric charge into the bones to promote the fusing. I wore a back brace for a few months . ... (18 replies)
... Welcome to the forum! First off, you will find that you are definitely not the only one in your situation. A little about myself, I was in a pretty bad car accident a few years ago...I did the whole PT, epidural injections, etc... ... (4 replies)
Please Help
Mar 12, 2006
... I have agree with the others as well, you can't undo a fusion. You didn't mention what caused the movement. ... (4 replies)
... Quietcook, Sorry to hear you've undergone 4 fusions.But that is precisely why I myself have avoided the 1st fusion.It is my understanding that the fusion puts undo stress on the adjacent joints causing them to fail,which sets up for the 2nd fusion and so on.I am still holding out for 2 level adr if I can. ... (8 replies)
... Based on personal experience, and from reading others' experiences on forums such as this, I firmly believe that the most important decision a spine patient will make is the choice of a spine specialist. ... (19 replies)
... It is always a shock to hear you need surgery. Even though you say this doctor is the best in your area, I would still advise you to get another opinion from a spine surgeon in a different practice. ... (8 replies)
... Before I had my first fusion, I got a bunch of opinions. ... (20 replies)
... ation I would be really concerned. If they fuse one area thinking its the pain generator and it isn't your gonna be...well lets just say unhappy. I would ask for a discogram, especially since you have several levels herniated. Also you should always get a second or third opinion. Fusion is a very major surgery. ... (16 replies)
... Hi there, tough old sailor. Sorry that you didn't get responses from anyone right away. I think that your situation is tough, because you are able to maintain a good quality of life for the most part. ... (3 replies)
... I could not agree more with this. I had a two level fusion in Jan 2011, and the NS said the same thing to me, "it is no big deal, I do 5 to 7 of these a week. ... (15 replies)
L5 / S1 Fusion
Sep 15, 2009
... months at least. That's what it takes for a good fusion for bone. ... (5 replies)
... ve you for post op, but you really need to be careful for the next several months. Just because your pain is better and you are feeling better, doesn't mean you fusion is better. ... (13 replies)


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