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Loose pedicle screw

MLT01MMLT01 Posts: 171
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:47 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hi Everyone,

I was told at my 1 year post Anniversary 360 Fusion L4-L5 that I'm not fully fused yet and I also have a loose pedicle screw!

I'm in consent pain in my hip,back,legs ect. I have to sleep on ice every night! Sleeping, sitting,walking ect is such an issue. Any sought of bending my legs shake and feel like they are going to buckle. So discourage has anyone gone through this and if so what was your outcome?? I go back to the Dr on the 12th of October!!

Maria

spondylolisthesis at L4-5; stenosis,
Lumbar surgeries 1999 L4-L5
Lumbar staph infection 1999-2000"
Meningitis x5 in 1999-2001
Brain shunt 2000"
Brain shunt removed 20001"
ALIF/PLIF fusion 8/5/09
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  • My l4 to s1 fusion has not healed from May 2016.  I also have a loose pedicle screw.  I am also in so much pain.  I even have a Spinal Cord Stimulator in.  I am tempted to go to the hospital  ER to beg them to do something but am not sure if there is any help for me if i do? Tired of crying in pain, screaming ftom spasms and exhausted from not being able to sleep.  Im scheduled for repair surgery Dec 8th.  Anyone with ideas?


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