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Anticipating 2 level laminectomy at L4-L5 in the near future



  • My surgery is on 11/25 and the trip starts 12/26. I'll definitely make sure the surgeon thinks I can travel. It's about a 9 hour drive overall. I won't go if Dr. says No. I've been working with my physical trainer to strengthen my core. I've got 7 more sessions before surgery. Since I'm not being fused, I'm hoping that the recovery is quicker than one with fusion.

  • if you will have any restriction on how long you are allowed to sit. When traveling by car, you may have to stop frequently (hourly?) and then walk around for a few minutes before continuing.
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  • I'm thinking about having a friend drive me down. I have an SUV, so I can drop the 2nd row of seats and have an air mattress.

  • kinpainkkinpain Posts: 958
    edited 10/30/2014 - 8:26 AM
    Have a great trip!
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