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Clicking when I walk

anjuanaanjuan Posts: 236
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:35 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery

Just as background, I had a two level TLIF on December 3, and I have had continuing back and leg pain. My surgeon has released me and I am now seeing a pain management physician who has tried injections because he thought that my facet joints were inflamed as a result of the surgery.

Within the past week I have started to notice/feel a clicking sound when I walk (especially when I walk faster). I think it is coming from my back. It is really strange. Has anyone else ever experienced this?

I did have an MRI back in March and it appeared that all my hardware, etc looked good.

Thanks for your input!



  • I had 2 level TLIF in Nov 08. I had clicking for about 2 months afterward. Then it stopped. Now, for whatever reason the clicking is back at times when I bend or flex. The nurses at the neuro's office told me that it is soft tissue catching on my hardware and not to worry too much. If there is pain associated with the clicking I would get it checked out asap though.

    One Love,

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