I'm new and found this site through google. I had a partial diskectomy in my lower back last year. I'm 32 years old. Still having daily back pain (but luckily very little nerve pain) and trying to let go of the things I can't do now. Very glad there is a site like this one. If anyone can "talk" to me about having kids after back surgery, that would be most helpful. My husband and I have no children yet, and I'm a little worried about it.