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what to expect after bilateral L-4/L-5 S-1 partial hemilaminectomy and forminotomy

ChristChrist Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:48 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
I am having surgery 11/11...

what should I expect after surgery? seeking advice!

all help/information is welcomed! I want to prepare myself!


  • Hi I had L4 L5 fusion done on Oct 21st Not sure if are surgeries are the same but mine went well pain was very manageable and I kept the nurse laughing and my fiance was great I went in with a good attitude and
    came out very good .I was on a morphine pump for a day
    and was up walking very quick every 2 hours .and pain was ok i was pleased after all was done just have a good attitude and a sense of humor for the nurses
    remember they control your meds lol so take care of them good luck
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