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... Hi everyone,I am a 44 yr old women,I had l4 and l5 surgery this past june for stenosis,that went real well, but... ... (5 replies)
... arthrodesis and cervical plating. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board, Lynn. They are doing a laminectomy at L3/L4, L4/L5 but only fusing L4/L5? Did they give a reason for this? I would think that might be a recipe for instability and further problems at L3/L4. BTW: You may get more answers/comments from the "Back Problems" board. Quite a few more folks that have had lumbar issues hang around there. (2 replies)

? on Fusion
Sep 28, 2003
... fusion, and have wondered the same thing, so I'll be anxious to read the replies you'll get here. ... (3 replies)
Failed Fusion
Oct 29, 2003
... L5 fused. Both were with hardware and my own bone. I recently had some tests ran as I am having horrible sciatica and tailbone pain. ... (1 replies)
... Will I be able to sit in my recliner and watch T.V., or will I have to watch T.V. in my bed. I know I will have to walk so I can heal properly. My wife works and she can only take off so much. Will she have to be there all the time like she did with my Lumbar Fusion. ... (3 replies)
... ct scan and was diagnosed with OPLL plus disc issues and was told I had a spine like an old person and I am in my 40's, with Disc Degenerative Disease. ... (3 replies)
... I usually hang out on the back board and don't usually comment on cervical spine questions as my personal experience has all been with lumbar problems, including two fusions. ... (7 replies)
... Carla~ Yes, I have a NS and with all my post op visits at least for the first few vsits he had me go for X-rays to check to see if the levels were fusing. My surgeon is now doing a flexion and extension X-ray of the cervical spine because I am having more cervical problems. He is doing this X-ray to have a better look to see if fusion is taking place or if the hardware has... (4 replies)
... about one year ago.The good news is that both levels have fused just fine. The bad news is that the hardware and my spine have been fused at an angle! ... (1 replies)
... almost six weeks since my spinal fusion L5 TRI LEVEL LAMINECTOMY AND XSTOP L4. For the most part out of pain and just off vicodin. Dr advises use of aleve if needed. ... (8 replies)
... I wonder if the Reclast caused a temporary Vitamin D imbalance and that upped your pain. The calcium uses the D to allow it to absorb. ? ... (20 replies)
... Ford: I have not had this but do know that it takes a very long time to recovery from a discitis. Further surgery is sometimes necessary. If you are unsure you should always seek a second opinion! Mary (1 replies)
... i have post op discitis at L4 L5.. ... (1 replies)




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