I just had my 2nd spinal fusion L4_L3 the first was S1-L5 this time they did some clean up of the severe spinal stenosis. 4 days post op and I've began to experiencing a pulling stinging pain radiating from incision around the left side. Is this commonView Thread
Thanks and yes the Dr. told me he did a lot of nerve manipulation trying to clean up as much as he could in the area. This fusion was an extension to the previous one, as well as severe stenosis. So I expected the recovery time to be longer, it's just I thought I was doing better then this setback is a little bit of a let down. Also I have been sleeping on my sofa because it limits my movement, returned to my bed for 2 nights and then the pain set in not sure if that has anything to do with it or not. So back to the sofa to see if that helps.View Thread
Well I am 4 weeks post-op today. Yesterday started having a pain in lower right side of back (almost a nerve pinching type pain) no matter what I do if I move I feel this pain. Also having a good deal of leg pain have also had some tingling down left leg and foot. I didn't have any of these symptoms after first fusion, any suggestions as to why. Thanks for any advice.View Thread
It has been 1 week post op still having the pain, but also still running low grade temp. 99-101did not have this issue with first surgery. But he said he did a good deal of nerve manipulation because of sever stenosisView Thread
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