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Spinal fusion, also known as spondylosyndesis is a surgical technique used to combine two or more vertebrae. Supplementary bone tissue (either autograft or allograft) is used in conjunction with the body's natural osteoblastic processes. This procedure is used primarily to eliminate the pain caused by abnormal motion o... more at Wikipedia

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Back Pain
Chronic Pain
Cerebral Palsy
Overall, 82% (51 Members) find Spinal Fusion helpful

Spinal Fusion Reviews

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It went wellbut it was very painful.
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my pain after surgery helped some but still quite a bit of pain
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My curve was 56 degrees. Down to 16 degrees . No problem breathing now. Now terrible pain & spasms in my back.
Working / Worked
Helped with shooting intense pain but I am not pain free.
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Had 2 spinal fusions went from 78 degree curve to 45degree curve after second surgery. Currently at 45degrees. I feel fine zero back pain.
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I grew an inch however have pain in my only working vertebrae due to arthritis.
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Horrible. I'm always in pain now. I never was in pain before the surgery. They went in through the side so now i have a very noticible scar (1ft) across my left side. On top of that, they removed a rib and now I am misshapen!!!
Working / Worked
Following surgery to fuse the spine I have been 8085 better. YES! I still have days each month that Im in excruciating pain.
Working / Worked
Worked for 7 years am stalling having the next one although docs are encouraging it
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