Hi, I am new as all of you and the my husband and I both are suffering (but he is much worse) for now I need help for him. Hopefully I find it here. Thanks for your welcome. He has had a 3 level lumbar fusion in 2007 and now the spinal canal is closing and he needs a second fusion surgery. His neurologist says second ones are rarely sucessful and to add to that the area we live the doctors don't want to give pain meds. The most they will give him in vicodin 5/500 once a day which doesn't help much. I don't really know where to turn for help.