Hi all, It's been a few weeks since I have been on here...sure hope everyone is doing well or at least be where they should be in there recovery. I have kept you in my prayers.
I have done so well....no back pain etc. All the little helpers they wanted me to buy....hosp. I needed none of them. The toilet set handles were a help, but I would have done fine with out it, so I feel very blessed.
NOW....for my problem. You know how they want us to walk, walk, walk well, I'm doing that plus pretty much everything else I did before as long as I have my brace on and do not lift anything over a gallon of milk. I okayed this per nurse. My problem is when I walk, walk, walk...then I can't sleep for the pain in my leg. I mean it's on fire like pain! Now when I have a slower day....a little lazy I notice my leg does not hurt as much...still hurts but not as bad.....so I feel like I'm between a rock and a hard place. I have a day and a half worth of pain meds. Pain meds do help!
Has ANYONE had this nerve pain after their PLIF? I'm scared to death that this will not go away....oh,I don't know if I could live with this....it's that bad. Surgery...no pain....now my leg is killing me....HELP! PLEASE! :''(
Wishing all of you the best in your recovery or upcoming surgery, Lmeston