It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Back Problems Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-01-2011, 07:03 PM   #16
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Big Bend, WI USA
Posts: 26
KarenLynnn HB UserKarenLynnn HB User
Re: Spinal Fusion and Laminectomy TOMORROW

good luck, i have no regrets, so far i'd say i'm better than i expected 1 week post op. take a xanax before you go in, they treated me so good in the hospital after surgery, anytime i started feeling pain (and they were there asking me often) they gave me a shot in my iv. pain is there, but nothing like pre surgery. i can tell it is healing pain now. sciatic nerve was crushed...BUT all that nerve pain is gone. amen.

 
Old 03-01-2011, 07:05 PM   #17
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Big Bend, WI USA
Posts: 26
KarenLynnn HB UserKarenLynnn HB User
Re: Spinal Fusion and Laminectomy TOMORROW

[QUOTE=TrayC;4691220]I completely concur...Follow doctors orders to a tee.

I had a 2 levels done in 2003, no fusion though. Don't try to recover to quickly, but do walk often when you can. Don't rush, it will take time to recover. What helped me so much is warm water therapy. Once my staples came out, my doctor sent me to warm water physical therapy, it helps a ton!

If you are in pain, take your pain meds. Don't try to tough it out it will slow down your recovery.

Having had several surgeries, the most nervous time is just waiting in your bed waiting for them to take you back. Once your back there, it will feel like a split second and then your waking up in the recovery room. Will be sending up a prayer for ya...[/QUOTE]

tracy i answered you in this thread somewhere...

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 03-01-2011, 07:07 PM   #18
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Big Bend, WI USA
Posts: 26
KarenLynnn HB UserKarenLynnn HB User
Re: Spinal Fusion and Laminectomy TOMORROW

[QUOTE=jeanniebugs71;4692387]wow your on here glad to hear surgery went well!...your doing way better than i did i was out for first 24 hrs glad it all went well!...meber to walk walk walk! it will get blood flowing and will help you recover faster! and it will hurt but do a lil than a lil more each time! keep us posted on how your doing! will keep ya in my prayers![/QUOTE]

i answered you somewhere too in this thread. haha! newbie.

ty for the kind words

 
Old 03-02-2011, 05:36 AM   #19
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 44
Blog Entries: 4
ssofalvi HB Userssofalvi HB User
Re: Spinal Fusion and Laminectomy TOMORROW

Karrenlynne,,
thanks so so much for keeping us updated!! I go in tomorrow at 630am for my fusion! EEKK!!!! `

 
The following user gives a hug of support to ssofalvi:
KarenLynnn (03-02-2011)
Old 03-02-2011, 08:24 AM   #20
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Big Bend, WI USA
Posts: 26
KarenLynnn HB UserKarenLynnn HB User
Re: Spinal Fusion and Laminectomy TOMORROW

good luck! just remember what is coming after surgery: healing i'll be thinking of you tomorrow.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
spinal cord stimulator questions deviphish Back Problems 36 06-28-2011 07:47 PM
Spinal Fusion and Scuba Diving Ruth9901 Back Problems 8 03-29-2011 03:27 PM
Laminectomy and spinal fusion. Imarealpill Back Problems 9 02-22-2011 06:30 PM
Leg Pain After Spinal Fusion j9jones Back Problems 13 12-16-2010 09:46 AM
Leg aches after spinal fusion jsiess Back Problems 4 02-18-2008 02:12 PM

Tags
laminectomy, lower back pain, spinal fusion



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is Off
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Ibuprofen
Lyrica
Morphine
Neurontin
Oxycontin
  Percocet
Soma Tylenol
Valium
Vicodin




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



teteri66 (1120), gmak (131), SweetPeainSF (78), maltluver (71), twohands (64), pebblebeach3 (63), cheryl1213 (51), Moldova (46), ibake&pray (41), workinmom572 (40)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (670), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:26 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!