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gfishggfish Pittsburgh PAPosts: 160
edited 01/28/2015 - 4:10 AM in Good News
Hi! Has anyone have good news with a major open back multi level surgery? Mine was a 7 level. A carpenter that uses his back at work alot. Im 50 years old and woundering the final out come? Did, or where you able to go back to work. How long has it been for you. And how bad or good was it. Every operation is not the same. But the recovering from surgery post is not a good read.
Greg fisher


  • in August. I am retired, but I guess I would have been able to go back to work after about three months. At that time, I still had some restrictions, I don't think that I could have performed heavy physical work . You should ask your surgeon about your limits and restrictions. As far as the recovery, mine went very smoothly and well, but as you said, everybody is different.
    Any possibiliy that you could do a modified version of your job? Good luck to you.
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