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New Here Had Microdiscectomy

BrianBBrian Posts: 11
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:46 AM in New Member Introductions
I am 10 post a microdiscectomy for l4 l5 disc.
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  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. congratulations on a safe and complete recovery! be sure and follow your doctor's orders.. tell us alittle more about yourself!stop by anytime! good luck! Jenny :) p.s. i have been with my husband for more than 30 years and still love him so much!
  • Hello Brian :)))

    I love your signature "Everyday with my wife is just one more day in Heaven."

    I hope the micro-d has helped you with your back issues and feel free to post more about yourself.

    Trish











    XLIF L2-4 20.8.15
    ALIF L4/5 2009
    Laminectomy/discectomy L4/5 2008
  • Hi Brian, I'm glad you are posting 10 days post op.

    I've had 2 microD's at L5/S1.
    I learned...listen to your doctor when he says take it easy the first 6 weeks to 3 months.

    Walking was my friend.
    Lifting, twisting, bending...enemy.
    Asking for and accepting help from friends family...was a smart thing.

    I hope you are finding relief.
    I'm 6 months post op of the revision and doing better. I have a bit of a ways to go but am seeing improvement in my leg strength and reduced back/leg pain.

    I hope you are doing well.
  • I am doing really well!! I am so glad about that. I for sure will continue to take it easy. I am so glad it is working out for me. My pain is mostly in the morning, but the rest of the day I am feeling great. I still lay on the couch for most of my time.
  • Terrific that you're going along nicely and that the afternoons and evenings are pretty good.

    You're doing the right thing by resting and allowing your back to heal.

    Wishing you lots more good days.

    Trish











    XLIF L2-4 20.8.15
    ALIF L4/5 2009
    Laminectomy/discectomy L4/5 2008
  • like my friends have said ..more info !! hope that thing are well for you i too love my wife she is a tower of strength
    tony
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