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9 months Post

BBChopperBBBChopper Posts: 11
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:43 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hey Im back,
( months post on fusion L4, L5, L5, S1.
Do feel better but still not right I feel like I traded old pain for new?
Anyone else?


  • Yup. That happens. There is still room for improvement at nine months, so don't give up. Depending on your symptoms you may want to switch to someone in pain management, or revisit your surgeon to see what might be going on.
  • BBChopper,

    I am with you. I swapped old pain for new. I am only at 5.5 months post op (L4/5 Fusion). I am still holding out for a good recovery. I switched over to pain mgt, as Gwennie suggested, with hope of making physical therapy and exercise easier. So far so so. Keep us posted and I will do the same.

    Best Wishes,
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