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Things that can happen after lumbar fusion

First 2yrs were goin as expected- Rough ! But now theres the thing about changing your anatomy ! And that it does, it transfers the loads to above and below the fixed site ! And thats why you should avoid pedical screw and rod system at all cost if possible in my personal opinion ! I have aquired a comp-frack at t-12 and hern-disk at l-5 since l-3-4 fusion 3yrs ago so back to the vicious disision making circle i go again ! Just a personal opinion Yall !


  • Me too but 10 years later and it's my cervical spine DDD. I had 3,4,5 fused. Now I need above and below done again. Still waiting for 2nd opinion though!
    2005-ACDF with Corpectomy at C3-C-5.
    2006-L4-L5 diskectomy.
    2009-Cervical laminectomy at C3.
    Steroid injections series x 4.
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