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Below knee amputee having xlif on L2-L4

A little worried that my recovery is going to be very difficult with my previous condition.

Surgery's on the 20th of November - just looking for some encouraging words.

Thanks - Joe


  • First let me say welcome Joe, to spine-health. Have a look around and you will find others whom are going through the same surgery as yourself or have gone through it. They may not have the amputee as you do, but they do know what back pain is like, and the surgery. Check out the surgery forum, there is usually a thread for whatever month you are having surgery, join and talk with other members whom are going through surgery the same time as you. Also in the surgery forum you will find a thread that list all of the things you might need for your upcoming surgery. While it is a long read it is worth it to be prepared for surgery.

    One thing about spine-health is we are here to listen and support as long as laugh a little maybe cry a little. If your bored in your bored in your recovery check out the chat function. You will find other members in real time who are also dealing with spinal issues.

    Anyway just thought I would stop by and welcome you to spine-health. If I can be of any assistance don't hesitate to pm me. Take care and look forward to reading more of your post.
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