I had a spinal fusion of L4/L5 in November of 05 I was so excited because I was told there would be a 95% chance of success. Well let me tell you I didn't fit into that category. My pain moved to other areas of my low back and my origional condition remains. I have had the hardware removed, more injections and MRI's than I can count and have just recently gone through an RFA. Looking for anyone that may have been though the same situation and found releif. I'm the type of person that is not going to give up but I have to tell you after 3 1/2 years you do get discouraged.