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Discectomy L5/S1 yesterday!



  • Thanks Tony....Your good wishes are greatly appreciated.

    Feeling good today and generally more mobile.I have been told to refrain from driving for six weeks.Is this normal and has anyone been told that they could drive sooner?
  • This time last week I was having my operation.Still feeling good and very happy with my progress to date.Will start posting weekly now instead of daily.Unless I get any problems of course.Thanks to those that have passed on their good wishes. :H
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  • I sound like a broken record...but please remember to take it easy and not push it, especially when you are feeling good. More people get into trouble this way than any other. Give yourself a couple more weeks before you start any of those daredevil activities!
  • Had the dressing off today.Wound healed nicely.Scar quite tiny.Getting stronger each day and very happy with the result. ;)
  • Hi Ian,

    That's really "sick"! (That's teenager speak for "that's great!" here in the states)

    Keep those good reports coming!

    Best regards,


    Mom to 2 teens and 1 mean cat.
    Blown L-5 S-1 disc, five months of hell so far.
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