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Had laminactomy and discotomy

Had surgery Friday dec20 went home the next day it was piece of cake didn't even hurt that bad , I'm home get up anytime I want by myself taking muscle relaxers and loratab 7. Walk in the park ! Easy pezy


  • Great to hear! Try not to over do it since you are feeling better. I felt great the first few days then the real pain came. Do you have staples or stitches?
    Acdf C5 C6 12/13/12
    Laminectomy and Discectomy L5 S1 12/12/13
  • I know you were pretty anxious about it, so I'm glad to hear it went well. Wishing you a speedy recovery!
    Synovial cyst removal in 2008. L4-L5 facet joint.
    Lumbar fusion at L4-L5 in December 2013. TLIF posterior entry
  • Yes I was very anxious bought it , it's been almost a month back feels great they used glue for stitches , I just have no energy and I'm starving all the time I guess it takes a lot of calories for the healing process ! Good luck to you all , it's all about having the best surgeon which I have he was even on abc news being praised a miracle worker!
  • Awesome that it's been such a great recovery for you!
    2015: Thoracic protrusions C7-T1, T3-4, T6-8
    Dec'13: 360FusionL4-S1 w/bone graft
    2013: 3x2-level disc injections: 12mo surgery postponement
    Dec'12: DiscogramL4-S1
    Sep/Oct'12: Bi-lateral Rhizo AblationsL4- S1
  • I'm going back to work February 28 and back is still doing great ! I did hard core house cleaning and played in the snow with the kids for like 12 hours yesterday so my back is a lil sore because I over did it but it's still in the healing phase,very glad I had the surgery I don't know how I lived
    Like that for sooo long , the doctor even said it was very impressive how large the bulging disc was !
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