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    Almost 2 1/2 years Post Spinal Fusion

    hey everyone here a up date from my progress. it been almost 2 1/2 years shince my spine surgery. I been really happy with my dission on have had the spinal fusion surgery during 12 grade. I having no pain at all now. Been happy with the reluts from the surgery.
    Last edited by kennedy; 09-09-2012 at 09:11 PM.
    Kara
    25
    Brace 4-15-05-5-25-06
    Posterior Spinal Fusion 3-10-10
    T4-L2
    Before 50T
    After 20T

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    That's great, Kara. I'm happy for you. How do you like college?
    Karen

    Surgery-Jan. 5, 2011-Dr. Lenke
    Fusion T-4-sacrum-2 cages/5 osteotomies
    70 degree thoracolumbar corrected to 25
    Rib Hump-GONE!
    Age-60 at the time of surgery
    Now 66
    Avid Golfer & Tap Dancer
    Retired Kdgn. Teacher

    See photobucket link for:
    Video of my 1st Day of Golf Post-Op-3/02/12-Bradenton, FL
    Before and After Picture of back 1/7/11
    tap dancing picture at 10 mos. post op 11/11/11-I'm the one on the right.
    http://s1119.photobucket.com/albums/k630/pottoff2/

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    karen it going fine so far
    Kara
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    Brace 4-15-05-5-25-06
    Posterior Spinal Fusion 3-10-10
    T4-L2
    Before 50T
    After 20T

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    Glad that you are doing so well.

    How about your nasal surgery?
    Melissa

    Fused from C2 - sacrum 7/2011

    December 8, 2014 - Another Broken Rod Surgery

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    melissa my nasal surgery was 3 months ago tomrrow. the polyp was just a large polyp it wasnt anything serouis thank goddess.
    Kara
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    Brace 4-15-05-5-25-06
    Posterior Spinal Fusion 3-10-10
    T4-L2
    Before 50T
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    Quote Originally Posted by kennedy View Post
    melissa my nasal surgery was 3 months ago tomrrow. the polyp was just a large polyp it wasnt anything serouis thank goddess.
    Glad to hear that you are feeling good and that life is going well for you
    Melissa

    Fused from C2 - sacrum 7/2011

    December 8, 2014 - Another Broken Rod Surgery

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    today im 2 1/2 years post-op from my spine surgery. here a update.
    i cant believe it been 2 1/2 years post-op. it was two and half years ago today i went under a posterior spinal fusion for a 50 degrees curve of my trasic spine. after 8 hour of under going my spinal fusion surgery i came out with 2 rods, 8 sceaws, 5 hooks and 5 wires. i was taken to the PACU. after i was there for a few hours i was then taken to the Surgical ICU for close montioring. i was there for 2 days after my surgery then when i was 3 days post-op i was tranforded to davis 14 which is the orthopedic unit at uc davis
    Kara
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    Brace 4-15-05-5-25-06
    Posterior Spinal Fusion 3-10-10
    T4-L2
    Before 50T
    After 20T

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