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AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:31 AM in Degenerative Disc Disease
Hi all,

I'm new here and I have read some of the other posts and there are so many out there that are dealing with the same stuff I am dealing with.

I will be having 360 fusion w/ decompression on June 17th. I am a bit nervous about it. I have been dealing with back pain for years now. I have done all the treatments that are available. I am on meds for chronic pain. I have already had a total knee replacement and I am hoping to hold out another 3 years for the other to need replacing.

I have done some research on this surgery and it seems to be a good surgery. Those that have had it done, say they have have little to no pain once healed.I am look forward to this.

I am looking for any input anyone has to prepare me before and after this surgery.



  • LizLiz Posts: 7,832
    HI Deb

    Welcome to spine-health forum, you will find so much support on this site, and a chance to chat with people who have had the same surgery as you will be having soon.
    I wish you luck and a speedy recovery.


    Liz, Spine-health Moderator

    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. so glad you stopped by!! =D> be sure and check out the "Back and Neck surgery" forum for more input on your surgery! :? good luck on your recovery! :D keep us posted. Jenny :)
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