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4most. out L4-5 fusion

raygirlrraygirl Posts: 22
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:44 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hi all,

Just an update and wanting to find out how others do at 4 mos.
out of a fusion. I am working but my job is not that strenous.
I walk and try to do my back exercises as much as I can. I
do still have lots of stiffness when I do too much. I worked
a Wine festival and my back was really stiff but felt better
after done working part. I guess I wonder what is the difference between 4most. post and maybe 8 most. post. I
eventually would like to ride a bike and maybe do some light
kayaking . What have others experienced in the way of
progress after 8-12 most. I do not take any pills except an
occasional skelatin- rare. I always want to encourage others
too because it is a long road. My husband is very active and
I need to keep up with him down the road. thanks , raygirl :D


  • Congratulations on being so active already after 4 months out! I am 2 1/2 years out and still have a terrible time walking and standing. Now I have bony overgrowth at the fusion site causing stenosis. I can imagine that you will only improve more at 8 months. I do advise you though to take it slow.

    Best wishes,

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