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Hello my husband is getting his surgery had good response to trial!  Ok we have vacation planned for July 1 it's a short flight he will be 3 weeks out of surgery and doctor said he will be fine to get into a pool. We are worried that it won't be ok and if we should put surgery off until we get back. Any advise for us. This is a relaxing vacation just some pool time and walks on the beach but he wants to enjoy himself!
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  • Firstly, enjoy a vacation...

    I've just had a SCS implanted on 5/5 and was told by my doc no swimming for 6 weeks to allow time to heal and minimise the risk of infection.

    Each to their own, but I'd be waiting if the plan is to swim and relax
    July 2009 - L1, L3, L5 disc hernation
    Jan 2011 - L5/S1 Microdiscectomy
    Dec 2012 - return of neural symptoms
    June 2014 - fusion recommended - awaiting insurance approval
  • Thank you so much for your advise!!
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  • jimandjrjimandjr Dallas TXPosts: 745
    Had scs installed before Thanksgiving. No swimming for many weeks. 
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