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Spondylolisthesis (spinal fracture)

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,321
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:28 AM in Spinal Stenosis
I'm new to this site, and wonder:
Does anybody else have this diagnosis? I also have stenosis (no surprise--) and the pain is so wearing.

As a result, I am not as active as I should be, and I have gained quite a bit of weight. I don't know of any exercise which I can do except swimming, and I stopped going to the pool because loneliness there just exacerbated by ongoing depression.

I do little around the house because of pain.

Anybody out there feel like this?

Barbara
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  • hi i am also a spondy l5 s1. pain is terrible and can make you very depressed, i have been able to continue working so i am around people. it helps to keep focused on other things i have found. i am having an mri this saturday and if that comes back ok i am having a 360 fusion. only way they operate where i live. should be in approx 3-4 months. scared but cant carry on like this. take care and take each day as it comes
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