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Flat back syndrome

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,321
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:36 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
I was recently diagnosed with flat back syndrome from L-4 to S-1 and may have to have a pedicle subtraction osteotomy procedure. Anyone have this problem? Have surgery?

I have had five back surgeries, and the last one in March of this year.

I am 48 years old and still working.

It causes me back pain, tailbone pain and entire back, neck and headaches. Cannot walk very far, etc.

Judy :OO :OO :OO :OO
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  • I am not familiar with this but I just wanted to say hello and hopefully you will have some resolution soon. I too have chronic back pain and it does affect our quailty of life. If you do decide to have this surgery I hope that it resolves all of your pain. Do you like your doc? Have you had second opions on this matter?

    All the best,
    Mel
  • try this forum, which is mainly about flat back syndrome:

    https://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/flatback_revised/

    hopefully, you'll pick up some information there. good luck.
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