A 47-year-old member asked:
how long does it take to recover from spine surgery?
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Dr. Will Moorehead answered
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depend: Recovery time is dependent on the type of surgery that is performed. Most microdiscectomies have full recovery in 3 to 6 weeks...Depending on peeexidting nerve damage. Most fusions will take 8 to 12 weeks to recover. All will begin walking on the same day of surgery. Many procedures are done as outpatient.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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