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Back Pain

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:34 AM in New Member Introductions
Hello Spine Friends,
I was wondering if there is anyone who has had a 9-level thoracic fusion from T3-T12. My first thoracic fusion was July 08. Then, I had a revision surgery May 2009,because of 2 nonunions & hardware failure. Prior to surgery I had severe pain between my shoulder blades, and mid back. All this is caused my DDD. It has been 4mo's since surgery. I have shooting pain in my left shoulder blade,and now severe episodes of pain near T-10 area. I am hoping someone can relate to my problems. Tara :''(

25mcg duragesic patch
7.5/750 Vicodin
60mg Cymbalta

Feb.2007 L4/5,L5/S1 fusion
July 2008 T3-T12 fusion
May 2009 T3-T12 Revision Surgery


  • Tara
    i have not had that type of surgery but i am no stranger to the operating theatre i have has 2 big operations on my lower back and countless painful procedures .so i am not stranger to pain ! hope you find answers to your questions here at spine health
  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. i am sorry i cannot help you with your problems but we do have pain in common. :''( please have a look around the "Neck"forum for more input. :? good luck and keep us informed! :D Jenny :)
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