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Introduction. New L4/L5 fusion

FlatoutFFlatout Posts: 3
edited 09/28/2015 - 9:01 AM in New Member Introductions
browsing the website. lots of useful information. im preparing for l4 l5 fusion.

welcome to spine-health
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~ spine-health moderator, savage
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  • LOVIELLOVIE Posts: 1
    edited 09/28/2015 - 9:02 AM
    hey chris, i'm on day 9 post.
    i was doing really great until the constipation from surgery. drinking miralax twice daily, taking stool softners
    twice a day, drank a bottle of citrate yesterday, 4 fleet enemas later, i'm exhausted. i go tomorrow to get my staples
    out. i'm so afraid i've messed something up by bending over. i know, sounds grose.
    trust me, you don't want this to happen to you.

    welcome to spine-health
    please click on link for helpful information!
    ~ spine-health moderator, savage

    Lovie
  • Sheri76Sheri76 Michigan Posts: 646
    Prunes helped me....but still....it's not the best of times for sure.

    Flatout, what kind of L4-5 fusion? Hoping for the best for you!

    Lovie, hope all is well with you....I didn't have staples. How were you even able to bend? I had to wear back brace for three months,, and at six months post op, my bending is still quite limited.... but to some, I may be considered a lightweight.... I just know I don't ever want to repeat this again, if I don't have to.
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