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  • dakoop said:

    appreciate everybodys input, keep it coming
    OK then. Appparently the Chiro is getting you better so the Chiro is correct that your SI joint is hyper- mobile. Maybe there are disk issues but it is uncertain and so is whether or not surgery will help or hurt you in the long run.

    I would (and do myself) try every safe, reasonable treatment option first before surgery. IMO they do too many fusions these days. Why? because there $ in surgery.
  • I went in for a pain injection today and the pain doc said I should do the fusion.
    What kind of mobility should be expected after a fully healed multi level fusion
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