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Facet Joint Injections

custhog47ccusthog47 Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:58 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hey gang!Im new to the forum...Im 3 months post L5-S1 discetomy.I couldn't walk till 2wks post op doc thought i had a stroks.5 days after surgery,hopitalized twice servere muscle spasims loss control of muscle.was diagnosss from a-z conversion disorder,foriegn accent syndrone doctors thought i had a stroke after second servere spasim langauge returned to normal. 7wks post op went to PT had a servere muscle spasim trying to lift 10pd wit legs on incline mach. out of 6wk PT 2wks comp' PT was canceled.If i strain laugh too hard talk to loud lift more than 10pd I have servere debilatating muscle spasims,, that changes my langauge.Have new Othr ped spec says my disc are to weak and my lower back muscle r over compensating causing spasims now 12wks post opt still rt leg numbness it gives out lower exstiminies weak doc said Facet Joint Injections will help. has anyone had this type of injections after surgery? will they stop the spasim? I still cant drive,very uncomfortable sitting doc said walking is bad for me,no what type of activity I do i swell up around incission and rt leg goes numb and gives out when doing rt leg lifts its to weak to straighten out uncontrollable shaking from spasims. any comment,sugestions,would be helpful thanks.
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