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Surgeries before fusion?

How many & what surgeries did they try before your fusion? Everyone has had more the me, I've only had a discatomy then this was suggested, did this happen to anyone else?
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  • I had two discectomies before i had my two fusions. I have also had a staph infection washout surgery. Five total on my back.
    Discectomies 05/08 and 04/11, fusions L4-5 Feb 9,2012 and L3-L4 June 28,2012, Staph infection washout 3/2/2012, Bulged L5-S1. SCS trial on January 17th, 2014, which was a success! Permanent SCS on February 20th.
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