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Back Problems board

Sorry to hear you are still in so much pain. Have you experienced any relief at all? I had L5/S1 disectomy on July 24th and felt immediate relief of the sciatic pain. There was still some pain, especially when doing the required stretches and of course the usual incision pain. The incision pain went away after about a week. At my 3 week check up the doctor prescribed Lyrica for the remainder of the nerve pain and it helped greatly.

Unfortunately I reherniated a couple of weeks later. I literally woke up one morning hurt as much, if not more than before. I am now scheduled on October 1st for a posterior fusion w/hardware of L5/S1.

Take it as easy as possible. Best of luck to you!