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... There is only way to "undo" a fusion and that means breaking it....as in breaking your back. ... (3 replies)
... I don't believe there is any going back after a spinal fusion. Sorry but there is no undo. ... (8 replies)
... The younger you are, the easier it will be to recover from fusion surgery. ... (6 replies)

... A wreck changed that when it broke the fusion and months of it crumbling and doing further damage didn't help the situation, so again, I cannot say that having a fusion caused the shifting and further collapsing. A crumbing fusion caused by a wreck sure did worsen the situation! Then after all that I did have more problems. ... (8 replies)
... S1 area that can be added to the fusion through further surgery. ... (3 replies)
Spinal fusion
Jul 31, 2007
... I had a fusion for scoliosis at age 18 and had much less pain afterward. Not to scare you, but I did end up having a second fusion, but not until 30 years later. ... (5 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)
... Due to an auto accident I damage at L2/L3 with a fracture and subdural tear. I was fused L1-L5. I am athletic and was in great physical condition. It has been 1 1/2 yrs and I am wondering why the need to fuse all of them if it was just L2/L3 that were damaged and when I schedule to have the metal bars n screws removed why they can't remove a portion of the fusion - since there... (3 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)
... You know you can always have surgery, but you can't undo it once it is done. I urge you to be absolutely positive that it is the right, the only choice you have left. ... (5 replies)
... and will explain everything very clearly to her. I definately don't want to undo all the good work which has been done. ... (8 replies)
... If you are feeling good, you want to keep it that way. Remember you are still recovering from major major surgery and you MUST let that back heal so you don't undo all that surgery work and your spine is given the full opportunity to heal correctly. ... (16 replies)
... I'm sure that others with more knowledge will chime in, but now that you are fused, to remove it would be cutting pieces of bone out. What would they put in there instead? You have had the disc removed so there is nothing to hold anything in place. You wouuld have bone grinding on bone. Why you were fused so far-who knows. Perhaps there was addition damage, or they were... (3 replies)
... S1. I had to have fusion at those levels. the stenosis was fixed with everything else. ... (11 replies)
... es, the last two also included two more fusions. I never heard of a side surgery. My dr don't want to do anymore and I'm once again in pain, so they want to do a Spinal Cord Stimulator. I'm waiting for the "psyc" test before the implant. Think long and hard if you need a back surgery. ... (18 replies)
... sion...except the neurosurgeons who suggested 4 or 5 levels! I opted to go for one, figuring I could always have more surgery if needed, but there was no way to undo the long fusion once done. ... (8 replies)
... isc herniation where disc material extends beyond the disc space, or there is inflammation of tissue, there is a chance this will push into the foramina, causing spinal nerve irritation or compression. This can result in pain at the site of the compression or it can be felt at any point along the path of the nerve. ... (1 replies)
... I'm also now worse than before my surgery, I wish I could undo the choice that I made. ... (1 replies)
... injure your spine or undo all the work of the surgeon. I would like to say though that I did cause damage to an existing fusion after one of my surgeries because of the intense straining that I had. ... (11 replies)




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