Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

In this Discussion

Veritas-Health LLC has recently released patient forums to our Arthritis-Health web site.

Please visit http://www.arthritis-health.com/forum

There are several patient story videos on Spine-Health that talk about Arthritis. Search on Patient stories
Protect anonymity
We strongly suggest that members do not include their email addresses. Once that is published , your email address is available to anyone on the internet , including hackers.

Notice
All discussions and comments that contain an external URL will be automatically moved to the spam queue. No external URL pointing to a medical web site is permitted. Forum rules also indicate that you need prior moderator approval. If you are going to post an external URL, contact one of the moderators to get their approval.
Attention New Members
Your initial discussion or comment automatically is sent to a moderator's approval queue before it can be published.
There are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. Therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

Had back surgery

Fused CS-IFFused CS-I Posts: 24
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:26 AM in Sleep Problems
I had a 2 level fusion s-1,l-4 (tlif) on nov 20. everything has gone pretty well except for the fact that when i lay down once i try to move my back spasms worse than i ever could have imagined and i cannot move. i finally work my way out like im 90 and once i walk 10 steps or so i am good to go. i spend a lot of time on my feet during the day and do some walking. has anyone else experienced this and will it subside. any info would be appreciated. please feel free to pm as well thanks. ed
advertisement

Comments

  • I know it's still early in your recovery period and hope you're not overdoing things. Are you on a muscle relaxant? You should call your Surgeon and perhaps get something to help you that pain and maybe a referral to pain management Dr. Take Care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
Sign In or Register to comment.