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I had a spinal fusion done on L4/L5-L5/S1 done almost three years ago. After going through 2 failed?
Posted 26 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
... microdiscetomies and finally getting the fusion, I am still having pretty decent pain. I went and got a second opinion and found out that my fusion was done abnormally as only one side of my spine was stabilized, as a result the titanium spacer slipped out. After going through a really bad ...
Posted 13 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I am trying to find what I can and cannot do in my present state 17 level's of fusion. How is the pain level.what activities if aNY can you do ? Are cramps an issue.
Posted 21 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
TLIF fusion L4-L5 on Nov. 27, 2015. Still suffer tremendous nerve pain in my lower back, though the nerve pain in my legs is much better since the fusion.
Posted 28 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
Aloha, I have scoliosis and just had the above surgery 17 days ago. I sure could use some support from others who have gone through this uber major surgery.
Posted 4 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
... After numerous trips to ER, physical therapy and Dr's offices, no one will do an MRI and the pain is practically intolerable. How do I get someone to actually TRY and figure out what the problem is? I'm 37 now, just got married last year and it has totally put a damper on ...
Posted 10 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
... on my about wanted with the small pulmonary embolism I am healing but I feel all the apparatus in my back and just wanted to other people also feel it just makes me a little bit nervous and I want to know if I was alone on this
Posted 26 Oct 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 6 Oct 2016 • 0 answers
I have been taking gabapentin for 10 weeks after two level spine fusion surgery July 18. Last Thursday I was standing at my sink and turned to my right, holding on to the sink counter, I took a step forward with my left leg. Immediately I felt a complete weakness and a popping sound in the left leg ...
Posted 26 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
I completed 22 months of Forteo ending in 2006. I just had spinal fusion surgery and am wearing an electro magnetic bone growth stimulator brace (2 hours per day). Can Forteo be used again in this situation? Would Forteo stimulate bone growth or can it be used only once per lifetime?
Posted 12 Jun 2016 by • 1 answer
Seeking to talk to others who have sacroiliac pain, hip pain, lower back pain. Doctor also asked me to read up about spinal stimulators for pain control. Any info would be appreciated.
Posted 8 Mar 2016 by • 1 answer
I have taken Lyrica starting at 75mg and now up to 150mg twice a day for just over a year now. I decided to try find a less expensive alternative and Gabapentin was recommended by a pharmacist. I am not a diabetic, but I've had spinal fusion twice, 10 years and 1year ago. Now I suffer with ...
Posted 15 May 2016 by • 1 answer
... back problem? I have 4 pins in the lumbar region. And am having hip problems and my spine is not supporting my back. Thus makes it hard to walk. I feel that the spine surgery is the cause
Posted 3 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
On 12/09/2015 I had disc decompression done between L3-L4 with 2 fusions done on back of the two vertebraes and since then I've had no headaches nor any pains down either hands or arms other than numbness in thumb and 1st fingers of the right hand which is new and I'll take that over the ...
I underwent my third cervical spinal fusion in three years. I have taken Nucynta 50 mg. off and on,?
Posted 7 Jan 2016 by • 1 answer
... more on than off, for the past three years. I am worried about its long term side effects. My memory is slipping and I have a lot of tiredness. If I don't take it, I start feeling nauseous by around one or two in the PM. Does this mean I am dependent? I also suffer from night sweats and ...
Posted 25 Dec 2015 by • 2 answers
I don't know what the fluid retention is from. I had the cervical spinal fusion in 2012 and ever since then my left leg has had major fluid retention. I've had numerous ultrasounds to check for blood clots (another just Sunday night at the ER because it hurts too). Dr says just watch your ...