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2 weeks out from L5-S1 spinal fusion with discectomy. Is it normal to feel like there is a stick?

Posted 26 Oct 2016 by guidobmb 2 answers

... where the fusion is and almost like a ridge of tissue at the top if you lean forward and then straighten? The pain has gotten better, but I have a numb feeling all the way down my legs to my feet and especially in my left big toe. I was told this would get better with time as the nerves heal. I ...

Inflammatory Conditions - How long for decadron to start working for severe inflammation?

Posted 30 Mar 2014 by Lmariep 1 answer

I had a micro discectomy performed that was unsuccessful due to the amount of inflammation surrounding my nerve. It's not allowing the nerve to heal. How long before I see some improvement in pain and decreased inflammation?

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