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How Long Does It Take To Heal Up After Back Fusion Surgery
6 weeks: 6 weeks or longer for a full recovery. ...Read more
A fusion gets rid of a joint or disk between to bones, getting the bones to join together with bone between them. If successful, it eliminates almost all the motion between the bones. Sometimes fusion simply occur as a result of disease, rarely from aging. Most of the time ...Read more
I had back fusion surgery one month ago . Can't take anti anflamatories yet, dr's orders. How about osteo bi-flex? Thank you!
Does lower back fusion surgery
limit the mobility in your back can you still be flexible as you use to be?
Yes: ? Re: lumbar fusion & post-op mobility. Certainly & can result in transfere of flexion forces to sacroiliac joints, SIJ, & repetitively stress them, over time, to pain & permanent loss of ligament integrity. Fusion surgeons should stop harvesting iliac crest bone because oft disrupts iliolumbar ligament of SIJ; leading to same problems. ...Read more
I've got two herniated disc in my back that happen on the job injury. I've had one surgery back in March 2014 microdistemcy by disc blew out so now they wanna do a back fusion on L5-S1 which was denied by workman comp and my pain level stays at 9 and I'm
WC Denies Fusion: Are you having more leg than back pain? Fusions typically work better for patients who have limb pain greater than back or neck pain. Maybe your adjuster will agree to you undergoing a 2nd opinion to determine if that surgeon's plan of care is in agreement with your current surgeon's recommendations. Fusion hardware, in some patients (not on purpose), has contributed to increased back pain. ...Read more
After cervical fusion, how long before i can drive? How long does it take after a cervical fusion surgery before i can drive or go back to work?
Had lumbar fusion&scoliosis surgery on l3l4 and had to have another one , 1screw was hitting the nerve . How long will it take for my nerve to heal?
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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