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AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,321
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:35 AM in Spinal Stenosis
Advice required please, I had decompression surgery just over a month ago on L4 L5.
The surgery went well and i feel pretty good in general and happy with the surgery recovery.
The main symptoms of my stenosis was severe calf pain and fatigue only when walking.
I still have these symptoms and they are just as bad as pre op.
My question is whether my condition will improve with time, or whether I am stuck with the immobility and pain problem, any advice will be helpful.




  • welcome to spine health. youve come to meet a lot of folks here who are also in pain. you are not alone. there are articles ad videos here that are very informative. click on FAQ above to get more info.
    as for pain while walking it is really too early in the ball game to know the final score. if you had trouble for many years prior to surgery the nerves are probably still calming down. sometimes it takes a year before you get full recovery. dont give up...do what your dr says and hopefully you will walk pain free again....pete
  • What type of surgery did you have and at what location?
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