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minamal evasive l4 l5 s1 spinal fusion

traceo71ttraceo71 Posts: 1
edited 10/31/2014 - 5:55 PM in New Member Introductions
hi in may 2012 l had my surgery l still have nerve damage in my left leg which is still very painful my back still aches constantly l have just had my 18 month scan and still have hardly any fusion in there l now a slight disc bulge at l1.my rods and screws are all good l have lot of scar tissue still just wondering how much longer till it is fused properly has anyone else had this problem.l hurt my back at work 2010 l had to prolapsed discs and compression of siaticia nerve at l5 my surgeon told me my nerve may have been damaged to long to repair my l5 l4 were siting on top of each and they had started to crumble so there are still some crumley bits of disc floating in spinal canal.l am waiting for fusion to happen becaus then the surgeon can put Electrical Nerve Stimulation implant to help with the nerve as at the moment l am on a lot of medication


It would be very helpful if you provided us with more details. The more we know about your situation , the easier it will be for others to

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