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Playing Guitar with Lower Back Surgery

Howler431HHowler431 Posts: 1
edited 01/17/2015 - 2:21 PM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hi I have recently had back surgery on my L3-L4 and L4-L5 and L5-S1. I had an injury herniating the top two disks (L3-4 and L4-5) and bulging the bottom one (L5-S1). The doc went in and cleared out around the nerves and removed part of the herniated disk pieces around one of the disks. My main concern right now in therapy is squeezing out that disk fluid through the whole created in the disk from surgery. If it is squeezed out that means that it most likely will be fused.

I love to play the Guitar and my main question was will I be in any danger with form and just playing of squeezing that fluid out and damaging my back. If there are an guitar experts out there that know what muscles are used and what places are pressure being applied to the back causing damage. I'm trying to buy a new guitar right now and want to know mainly if I am going to be able to play it in the next three months or if I'm going to have to wait.

Thanks for the help and I hope to hear your opinions and responses! God Bless!


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