Hi all...here's my situation, hopefully someone can give me some positive feedback.
i have suffered from pain in my foot, behind my knee, and in my hamstring and hip for almost 2 years now. I have had 2 laminectomys done, both to no avail, and went forward with L4-S1 fusion on 6/1. I left the hospital pain free with the obvious exception of the surgical pain and the 30+ staples.
About three days ago, my pain returned. I am trying to stay positive, but I am fearful that my last hope has just run out.
I am supposed to get married in October and am not certain I can lead the love of my life down a path of chronic pain and disability payments for the next 40 years.
I put in a call to my doc to see if this is normal but he's gone for the week and no one at the office can provide me with a straight answer. He had previously told me that after a successful surgery, that type of pain is gone and only leftover nerve "pain" like numbness and pins and needles remain.
Is my foot pains reoccurance a life sentence or is it just a symptom of surgery that will settle over time?
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.