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Has anyone suffered muscle atrophy from a Depo-Medrol shot?

Posted 12 Jun 2017 by mybackwoes 0 answers

I unknowingly was given a single jab of 160mg of Depo-Medrol into my right shoulder (deltoid) during a laminectomy. The pain in my arm was just as bad as the pain in my back after surgery. I have a HUGE divot in my deltoid that I was told will never go away. I have read that this medicine should ...

What is Post-laminectomy syndrome?

Posted 30 May 2017 by Briteyes55 1 answer

Lower leg intense burning, swelling, pain after L2-S1 laminectomy and fusion?

Posted 14 May 2016 by 0645 0 answers

3 1/2 months postop. Severe, intense burning lower legs. Feels like tourniquet around left ankle. No feeling in bottom of left foot. Now with extremely painful area lateral aspect of left ankle. Bilateral lower extremity edema. Numbness lower back and buttocks and right outer thigh--but feels raw ...

What type of operation is a laminectomy?

Posted 10 Sep 2014 by Rmirco 1 answer

What is normal for 2 weeks after Laminectomy L2-S1, for walking?

Posted 3 Dec 2012 by hollyann14 4 answers

2 weeks ago I had a Laminectomy of L2-S1. I am still unable to walk, without a walker, legs are weak and numb. Also, the pain in my legs, nerve pain is still unbearable. I still have numbness in legs, feet, and knees. Is this normal? Also when should I start physical therapy, right away, or when I ...

I had a laminectomy in December 2012, and I am still having pain, what could it be?

Posted 31 Mar 2013 by standingstrong 1 answer

I felt a release after the surgery, but about 6 weeks later I begin to have serve pain down my right leg, and somedays I can't hardly walk, could this be a nerve root problem.

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