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claudiacclaudia Posts: 167
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:23 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
hi everyone i hope all is doing well. I have decided to have a second surgery, Happy to know mt pain specialist/Anastasia,will be with me at the hospital of my choice he recommends i have a revision I guess that one of the disc was never filled w/bone go figure. the hardware is not all that great and they want to go a level higher. so i will have more screws and rods, i have tried a spinal stimulator, joint injections.ect ect i went to see another he said if the discgrsm was positive thAN HE WOULD DO THE REVISION THE SAME WAY IF THEE IS NO other alternative in my case i have done everything also there is sooo much scare tisuue.Saturday as i fell asleep on the couch i woke up w/so much pain.. it feel like a shatterd glass , I think the doc really messed me, hard to prove tho!! thinking positive,

L-4-5 decompression L4-5 total discectomy post spine fusion at L4L5 with bone screw and rod fixation post lumber fusion bone matrix Si

now i hope i can reliev some pain my biggest fear is nerve damage i am a very active person to go through his all over again and his is a worker comp case going on 5 years I think my bigest prob was after the 1st surg i went back to work in 3 months did not listen


  • So are you saying the NS wants to do a revision, or are you saying that you are going to ask him to do a revision?

    I wish you the best of luck,

  • Hi no they are recomm i do a revision... all over again i wont have to do an s1. that was thwe worst
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  • Hi Claudia,

    I understant your fastration and pain. I wish you all the best to get better. I could nt sleep last night from the pain,in my legs and feet. I went to see Pain Managment first think in the morning. He told me that he will not inject me anymore since, he thinks its not my back that efecting my legs and feet. He had proscribe Mobec told me that it should help. I dont believe anymore in taking any king of meds. Did you know about Mobec?

    His sending me back to see Foot and Ankle Specialist, Tomorrow. Im having a workers comp case too.

    I couldnt go back to work again.
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