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edited 06/11/2012 - 7:30 AM in New Member Introductions
HI my name is WILL im 43 and live in Belfast. I had an interspinous spacer fitted l4/l5 7 weeks ago. To be honest i dont fell any better for having it done, still back and leg /foot pain . Does it get better over time?


  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. we have a few members here from your part of the world. :D i cannot help you with your question but i do imagine that with time you will feel better. we all heal at different rates, so be patient. :D if you really have some worries, contact your doctor. :-C glad you stopped by! good luck with your recovery! =D> Jenny :)
  • :H welcome
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  • Thank you for your reply and i hope all goes well for you with your scan, let me know how you get on please,bye for now Will
  • Thanks for your reply and the support, Will
  • Welcome to Spine-Health. I can't help you because I'm a cervical spiney, but I can say that you're still really early out of surgery. Have you talked to your surgeon? If so, what did he/she say?

    You'll find a lot of support and friendship here. Welcome aboard.

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  • I saw my surgeon last week and he said the spacer was doing all is was supposed and basically it wouldnt do any more, i have taken up swimming and starting pilates on his advice but he did say the next step my be a spinal fusion.
  • went ok will got 3 week wait for results though (|:
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