pain 4 years after surgery (fusion)
I had back surgery in June of 2007 fusion and a laminectomy I have rods and screws L5-S1 and 75% of the disc gone at the L4-L5 I have been on pain meds since the surgery I was told to expect that due to the fact that I did a number on my back (I work 10-11 hrs a day) but in the past 2 months the pain has gotten severe again and is worse then before surgery I can be walking and my legs will go out mostly the left leg I cant bend over at my waist when I do I lose feeling in both legs and cant feel my toes I had an MRI on Friday but wont know results till monday just wondering if anyone else has had this what was done to take care of it thanks
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I just noticed the post i answered was several months old.. Oh well.. This group is pretty inactive. So i wanted to offer.If you are suffering from back pain and want to talk bout it.. or have questions about it.. please feel free to email me directly here. I'd be happy to talk.
I'm new here and thought I would introduce myself and ask for some suggestions on what to bring to the hospital and what's helped those of you who have been through surgery be more comfortable :-)Firstly, in the grand scheme of things, my journey will be short compared to many of you, but due to my rapidly deteriorating symptoms, I'm considered an emergency so surgery is being fast tracked.My...
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