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... gastro are they supposed to be looking for possible problems caused by spinal nerve damage from before the nerves were decompressed by the surgery? ... (26 replies)
... I had this surgery in Dec 2013, L1 to L5 and have quite a bit of hardware in there. I expected I'd go back to work by 6 weeks or sooner. Well that didn't pan out for me. I have been approved for SSDI, thank goodness! This could be a long story unless someone understands. ... (26 replies)
... appears to be secondary to an oval cystic structure 2. ... (26 replies)

... Fusion can take up to a yr or more to completely bond. ... (4 replies)
To: joha?
Oct 27, 2002
... Thanks for the info...doesn't sound as bad as I thought. Although I have done some research and have discovered that mylegrams have some controversy attached to them. Another board mentioned adhesive arachnoiditis can be a result of having a mylegram. It has to do with the dye and how much they use. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for replying. I have been to several Dr.'s, OSS'S AND NS. Fusion at this time is the only option I have. ... (2 replies)
Oct 24, 2004
... I have severe DDD of both the lumbar and cervical areas. I am scheduled for a laminectomy of L1 to L5 without fusion. Has anyone else undergone such a procedure and what can I expect from this surgery? ... (12 replies)
... Is the pain coming from all the levels they want to fuse? ... (2 replies)
Dec 18, 2002
... Barb's survey your responses. You had your surgery at St Charles. Not only did my mother work there for many years, but I actually had rehab there from my first fusion surgery in 1979. I had emergency surgery at Mather and then was sent to St Charles after 2 months in bed at Mather. What a small world. ... (0 replies)
... L5 is an awfully big area to have thinned by decompression. What's going to be holding you up? ... (5 replies)
... I would love to get your opinions concerning an issue I'm having! I had XLIF on my entire lumbar spine in Dec except L5. My body had autofused it. ... (0 replies)
... Spinal Fusion and Harrington Rods Insertion. ... (3 replies)
... All of the surgeries and recoveries having to do with the prior issues in my health history were made easier with advice and insights offer by other regular folks going through the same things. ... (0 replies)
... Could You Give Me Your Reason Why You Suggest Getting A Fusion. I Have Heard So Many Bad Stories In Reference To Failed Fusions On The Lumbar Spine. ... (5 replies)
... The last test I had was the dreaded discogram and I call that the test from hell. The mylegram was not really painful at all. There was discomfort from having to lie on my stomach and not move for about 30 minutes. My arms began to get cramped. ... (2 replies)
... C7 next week. We've been putting this off for a while but need to move forward with it quickly. ... (24 replies)
... of a orthopedic spinal specialist. He is 1 of the top ten surgeons in the US. I was told on the phone that after the decompression was done if the surgeon felt a fusion was needed for instability, it would be done. That is what I dont want.... another fusion. This is my enitre lumbar spine. What kind of ROM will I have? ... (5 replies)
... my face. Makes me nervous having any symptoms at all in that area. Never know if a headache will follow. Ive had alot of cracking going on lately in the cervical to so who knows. I use ice packs over heat to. ... (7 replies)
... tle bit like mine. Before your surgery that is. You said that the grinding of you bones was causing pain. That is totally what I'm experiencing and it is so hard to explain that to the docs. ... (47 replies)
... hr. surgery Hardware and 360 fusion extended with "connector" to S1. 3 Titanium cages placed anteriorally. ... (2 replies)

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