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HELP! Should I get a FUSION or DISC REPLACEMENT for L5-S1????

Hey all...
I had 3 surgeries last year (2 discectomys and 1 for staph infection) I recently blew my L5-S1 again, and have heard horror stories about both fusion and adr, and am scared to death of making the wrong decision. My Dr said my Facets are good, and that the replacement should work just fine (one of my friends had it done and is feeling great), however the long-term is what scares me the most. My discectomy and disc replacement is scheduled for July 29th, or I can have a fusion and discectomy on July 16th...

Any advice will be greatly appreciated!!!!!


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