Hi! I just had a L3-L4 fusion done on 11/19/08. I'm supposed to be walking but with the roads icy, all I need to do is fall! I was walking around in circles in my living room but that was making my hips hurt. So then I started walking forward and backward in a line and my hips are feeling better.
Overall, I feeling much better since the surgery. I think it's mainly incision pain that I'm dealing with now. Has any one used a recumbent bike as part of their daily exercise in place of walking? I was thinking of working it into my daily routine very slowly and working up the time and intensity very gradually.
I know I'm supposed to be walking because it helps the healing process. Is there a difference between walking or using a bike regarding the healing process?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions,