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Is severe pain from bone graph normal?

back01bback01 Posts: 14
edited 06/26/2014 - 2:17 PM in Recovering from Surgery
Hi I'm a 42 year old lady recovering from l5s1 fusion on April 8 2014. I also had partial Disectomy/lamenectomy in February 2013. I was just wondering if anyone else experiences bad pain from the bone graft? I had the graft taken from back of right side of pelvis. My hip constantly aches - especially if I do something dumb like tripping. I'm almost 3 months out from surgery & I'm worried this means my pelvis hasn't healed and then I think maybe my fusion isn't going to work either. How long did it take others to recover from bone graft? I would really appreciate some feedback as I'm quite worried. Thank you, Kath
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  • back01bback01 Posts: 14
    edited 06/27/2014 - 5:19 AM
    Thank you Sandi, I can't tell you how much I appreciate your reply. It's like a life raft being thrown getting some communication. I saw my PT today and we are just going to keep going along this path until my 4 month MRI. I have also the severe right leg shaking but we are hoping it's just fatigue and not something more sinister - he has been in contact with my surgeon. Cheers, Kath
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