A 54-year-old female asked:
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i had major back surgery on january 6 the replace three disc and spinal fusion i'm doing pt how long will it take for me to get my energy back?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually fusion is. .: ...Not done along with disk replacement. It sort of defeats the purpose of disk replacement, having a fusion. One is 2 relive pain yet retaining motion while a fusion is done 4 pain by making the spinal segments fused from any motion at all.
Answered on Feb 18, 2016
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Back surgery: This answer depends on many factors. Your doctor is the one that knows your exact situation and can answer your questions.
Answered on Feb 14, 2014
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