I have had 3 Lumbar Spine Fusions,L3/4 (revised 6 days later,because of a Screw right on the L3 Nerveroot,then an Infection after the second Surgery).Diagnosed with Adult Scoliosis.S1-L2 Fusion,S1/L5 revised 2 years later because of a herniation of L5,a Cervical Spine fusion at C5/C6 no problem.Continuous Pain after the Revision at L5/S1.Since 2 years ago almost unable to walk very far,cannot stand longer then 5 mins,unable to sit longer then 10 mins.Walking bent forward by 20 degrees,which is causing more pain.(To think,I used to walk straight and was very active makes me very sad now,I try not to think about it too often.,)
New MRI show further severe Degeneration from L1 to T8,which the old Surgeon does not want to touch for some time yet.New Surgeon suggests a fusion from S1 to T4 to straighten out the Spine and to ease the Pain.It will be a huge Surgery.
Has anyone had this kind of aggressive Surgery and was it successful?
I would appreciate all the input I can get!
Thank you so much!
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