Hello all. I have not been on here much since my MD on the L5-S1 back in Aug 08. I recovered pretty well and was feeling great. That is until Dec 08, it went out on me again, went to the ER, useless, then to see my surgeon. Well by the time I saw him I was feeling better and he said to take it easy, no MRI or anything to see what happened.
Well got better and went on with life. Well last weekend the back was getting stiff, but I spent the whole weekend in a car traveling and that did not do it justice. But Sunday after returning, it was actually feeling pretty good, till I got home. Then standing in the kitchen, out of nowhere, it poped, you all know that feeling. Well ended up in the ER, couldn't walk, got three shots, did not help a bit. To my Primary doc the next day, another shot, nothing. then to my Surgeon on Tues, got MRI, L5-S1 blew again as well as L4-L5, yeah fun.
Okay sorry so long, here is my delima. should I push a fusion or just keep getting MD's on the disks. I would rather not keep having MD's every year for a couple of years only to be fused anyway. Just looking to see if anyone has a similar situation.
microdiskectomy in August 2008, L5-S1, Right hemilaminotomy with medial facetectomy and microdikectomy L4-5, June 2009, redo right L4-5 microdiskectomy, September 2010
August 6, 2013 - Three level ADR, L3-S1, Spinal Kinetics M6L done in Germany.