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hello there...

laurapeterslaurapeters Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:49 AM in New Member Introductions
hi, laura peters here and is very excited to learn a lot and to exchange experience with you guys. cheers!



  • Hi Laura Peters! Merry Christmas! I'm Michael Flinn and I just found this site yesterday. I'm new too. Will be posting that in a bit. I have to find out how to put in a recurring statement at the end of all my posts, which tells what I had done..I'm 3 mos post op, minimally invasive L5-S1 fusion,with 4 pedicle screws and 2 short rods, and a 'basket' in where the L5 disc used to be. I have found out that recovery from this is a long......road! Much more so than my surgeon ever said. I am now in the care of my regular internist. I hope to soon be going back to pain management, where I went for the summer before surgery, having injections. I am at my mom's in a resort area of East TN...we actually had snow last night! I am going back to where I live in northern suburb area of Detroit metro. I was actually an MRI tech! Not sure I will ever be able to do that job again, unless I heal and can get a job at an outpatient place...nice to see you here!

    michael flinn
  • j.howiejj.howie Brentwood, Ca., USAPosts: 1,730
    And welcome to s. h. forums. You have come to the right place to both learn and share.
    good luck, Jim
    Click my name to see my Medical history
    You get what you get, not what you deserve......I stole that from Susan (rip)
    Today is yours to embrace........ for tomorrow, who knows what might be starring you in the face!
  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. we are just as anxious to hear and learn from you! stop by anytime! you are always welcome! Jenny :)
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