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    Thank you for the information, it is very...

    Thank you for the information, it is very interesting.
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    Thank you both, that actually is a huge relief, I...

    Thank you both, that actually is a huge relief, I thought it would be okay, and I will still have my Dr. check with the surgeon but at least for now I can breath a little easier.

    I am still...
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    ? MRI...are they allowed after fusion?

    Hi all,

    It has been years since I have visited this site. I had my surgery 8+ years ago and I am doing great with my back. I have a couple of questions that I am having a hard time finding good...
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    I felt the hardwear well into the third year!...

    I felt the hardwear well into the third year! Thankfully it is no longer a problem. I do feel it at times but it just reminds me I am doing to much.
  5. I have 1in memory foam about 12 inches wide and...

    I have 1in memory foam about 12 inches wide and 18 inch length that I covered and take with me every where to sit against. I also have one about 12 by 30 that I take if we're going places I will need...
  6. I would most definitely go. But make sure you get...

    I would most definitely go. But make sure you get up and walk on the flight! We went to Hawaii about 14 months post surgery a 6 hour flight and the flight home did my back in. I walked more on the...
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    HiMelissa, I was in some kind of pain for 2...

    HiMelissa,

    I was in some kind of pain for 2 1/2 years. and I am happy to say for the last full year I would say I have had none (maybe a little ache here and there but nothing horrible) I would...
  8. My Rods are stainless steel and I set the alarms...

    My Rods are stainless steel and I set the alarms off every time I go thru. I have even made sure to have no other metal on me, such as zippers, underwires, ect. I now choose to go thru the new scan...
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    I had someone with me the whole time. My husband...

    I had someone with me the whole time. My husband was waiting for me in ICU and between him, my sister in law and other family members I was never left alone. I was in so much pain I would of never...
  10. My rods are Stainless Steel and I set off the...

    My rods are Stainless Steel and I set off the metal detectors every time at the airport. I believe you are less likely to set them off if they are Titanium.
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    My bed is also really high...I slept on the couch...

    My bed is also really high...I slept on the couch for months. This past Jan. I had another surgery (abdominal) and my husband did not want me sleeping on the couch again so he removed the bed frame...
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    I am fused down to L4 and had a great deal of...

    I am fused down to L4 and had a great deal of pain prior to surgery. But at 3 years post op, I am pain free for the most part. Sometimes I have a bad day but am so thankful I had this surgery. My Dr....
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    I believe if your husband is donating blood for...

    I believe if your husband is donating blood for you, you need to be sure you will not be having any more kids.
  14. Thread: Leg Pain

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    I am almost 3 years post op and I have a spot on...

    I am almost 3 years post op and I have a spot on both my legs in the same spot (to the outside and the very top of the thigh) and when I scratch it or bump it I actually feel it in my lower back it...
  15. Thread: Sit Up

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    Rita, I also could not sit after surgery when I...

    Rita, I also could not sit after surgery when I was in the hospital I would just close my eyes and try to sleep when they had me sleep it was so hard. Once I was home I still hated sitting. My...
  16. I am fused C4 to C6 and T3 to L4. I am to the...

    I am fused C4 to C6 and T3 to L4. I am to the point that I don't even try to see things that are behind me. That being said I can drive and look over my shoulders and use my mirrors a lot!!! But I...
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    Lynette, I had 5 pages of questions for my...

    Lynette,

    I had 5 pages of questions for my surgeon, a 3:00 appt. and left his office near 7:00pm (luckily I was his last appt). He never tried to rush me had another surgeon and his nurse in with...
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    I had my surgery on my 43 Birthday! T3 to L4 I...

    I had my surgery on my 43 Birthday! T3 to L4 I went back to work at 10 1/2 months post op and at a year thought that was as good as it would get. Im happy to say at 2 years post op I could not...
  19. Thread: Trunk Shift

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    I also had a bad shift to the right prior to...

    I also had a bad shift to the right prior to surgery and now it is slightly to the left. I am the only one who even notices but if you look at my x ray I cant see it. Very strange.
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    I went through airport security in Phionix AZ...

    I went through airport security in Phionix AZ today. And once again I set off the alarms...told them I have metal implants and was pulled aside for further screaning. I was then asked if I wanted the...
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    My preop was a full month before.

    My preop was a full month before.
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    I drove just over an hour home and did not enjoy...

    I drove just over an hour home and did not enjoy it. That being said at 6 months post op I flew on two flights the first 2 hours and the second 3. I was miserable the whole time. The airline seats...
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    My surgeon recommended I lose about 10 to 15...

    My surgeon recommended I lose about 10 to 15 pounds before surgery. I was not really overweight but losing the weight did help with the back pain.
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    Bethany It took me about 2 years to get used...

    Bethany

    It took me about 2 years to get used to the rods. I could not stand to feel them at times but it does get better with time!!!
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    My cousin works for security at the airport. They...

    My cousin works for security at the airport. They don't care about your x-rays or a note from the Dr. anyone can come up with those. She told me to let them no before I go through so they only make...
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