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Posted 13 Mar 2018 by • 0 answers
I had a total spinal fusion a 16 months ago (no more pain). After the surgery I had swelling mainly in my left leg which subsided About a year ago, I started getting swelling in both legs from knee down. My left leg is always worse than the right, in fact sometimes only my left leg swells. It would ...
Posted 10 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
I am currently recovering from two major spinal surgeries to straighten my scoliosis curvatures which came on rapidly after having a Medtronic neuro stimulator implant. The implant was removed less than a year after it was placed. Developed life threatening scoliosis, levoscoliosis , kyphosis and ...
Posted 8 Oct 2017 by • 0 answers
... Spinal Fusion L4 to Sacrum. 2x45cm rods, 35 screws. Still on Tramadol, major setback, no sleep, reoccuring painful infections across/down back, will see a Dermatologist. Anyone similar surgery & are infections usual? Thanks
Posted 23 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
I've been to different doctors an and a neurologist but no one will touch me so I've been just suffering with numbness,tingling,and loosing control of my biles. I've been on an off of different pain medicines and nerve meds like gabapentins and oxycodone an nothing is helping ...
Posted 21 Jan 2017 by • 2 answers
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 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 ...
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 • 1 answer
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 28 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
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 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 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 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.