i had a disectomy 1/08/11 was rushed back in on 31/08/11 unable to walk or bear weight on my left leg.had repeat mri 3days later surgeon said nothing he can do its scartissue adhered to to the calcififed disc segment he had toleave attacehd to my nerve root.i did nothing wrong just unlucky.im now on a whole host of drugs including pengablin a nerve blocking drug.outcome is dubious i doubt ill be pain free ever its managable maybe!!8if it doesnt settle on its own itll be nerve block injections or stimulaters.i honestly wish id just left my leg numb!!!!and never bothered to have the piggin op !!!!