Seems Tiger Woods is learning the perils of back surgery and what recovery can bring! He had to drop out of a tournament early due to an off shot and having spasms.http://www.wave3.com/story/26184648/back-pain-knocks-woods-out-of-bridgestone
It's a shame because there will be people saying he is faking the pain because he is playing badly. I feel for the guy. I used to be able to play 18 holes just fine. Now, I'm lucky to get nine holes in without being in considerable pain. Rotating at the hip is something that a fusion at L4-S1 just doesn't like. I don't know if he had a fusion or other procedure but I feel the same thing with hitting a chip shot and getting too much dirt. Hurts like crap.
I just wonder if he will ever be able to get back to where he once was???
Several Epidurals, L4-S1 360 ALIF, Numerous Facet Joint Injections, RFA x2