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Has Anyone Has Spinal Surgery?

Has Anyone Has Spinal Surgery?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Oh my so sorry for you.

Does Spinal Stenosis Ever Go Away ?

Does Spinal Stenosis Ever Go Away ?

I have AsL, PSA, PS, OP, AO AS, RA.
I have had neck surgery due to the loss of use of both arms. The spinal column collapsed onto the nerve bundle.
Then I have a 5 inch rod in my lower spine. The disc's collapsed onto each other and when they opened me up they found masses on each side of the spine... Recoved from this....
Now everything in between hurts on the spinal column . Is there pain.absoloutelty but pain meds take the edge off and allow for some function at least.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Consider us the sisterhood of titanium! Knees, shoulders, neck, lower back. You need biologic therapy!

Has Anyone Had Surgery

Has Anyone Had Surgery

I'm getting my upper spine surgery. My neck and upper spine are fused together so need them separated.wondering how long the recovery is

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I felt relief while in the recovery room after my spinal fusion , my hip and leg hurt all the time. All of my surgeries have been successful in helping to relieve pain! Nothing relieves all the pain… read more

Does Anyone Else Have Spinal Stenosis And Resulting Leg Numbness/pain/weakness When Walking?

Does Anyone Else Have Spinal Stenosis And Resulting Leg Numbness/pain/weakness When Walking?

Does anyone else have spinal stenosis and resulting leg numbness/pain/weakness when walking? I’ve had stenosis affecting my walking to some degree since I was 26. I keep hearing I’m “too young,” so I’m just curious if others on here experience it as well.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

It’s awful, just awful.

Has Anyone Have Cervical Surgery? Do You Recomend It?

Has Anyone Have Cervical Surgery? Do You Recomend It?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I have spinal decompression and fusion of C2-T2. It was necessary for me. I didn't have a choice. It did improve some pain and numbness. I have residual numbness 17 years later. Everyone's… read more

Spine Surgery

Spine Surgery

I am suppose to have surgery to fuse 4 vertebrae,this will be my first spine surgery and I'm am pretty nervous.anyone with any advice would be appreciated greatly.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

I have had 3 spinal surgeries. Be kind to yourself. Eat healthy prior to surgery. Have prepared meals in freezer or someone that will cook for you. The hospital usually supplies you with dressing… read more

Has A "professional" Eg, Dr. Surgeon, Specialist Ever Doubted Your Pain? Looked At Yu Like You Are Crazy Or A Drug Seeker?

Has A "professional" Eg, Dr. Surgeon, Specialist Ever Doubted Your Pain? Looked At Yu Like You Are Crazy Or A Drug Seeker?

I started symptoms when I was 16, chiropractors and more chiropractors until my early 30's and I quit. Diagnosed at 43 :'( Two spinal fusion surgeries, 70% curve in my l 4, l 5 and because I walked around with a fractured screw for over a year after my first surgery that caused 6 discs to rupture which were caged in my second surgery along with rods, bigger now :/ pins screws etc etc etc, instead of supporting my spine from the inside with screws which obviously didn't work, they went t the… read more

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A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Good for you! We have to stand our ground. Let's face it, it's basically all about the money, not healing. Please, KEEP ON KEEPING, ONE DAY AT A TIME.❤ God Bless. 🙏🏻

I Was Told Today That I Have AS In My Occipital Atlanto Axial Region Also. Anyone Else Have This?

I Was Told Today That I Have AS In My Occipital Atlanto Axial Region Also. Anyone Else Have This?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Brian, thank you so much for the reply. I do appreciate hearing how this disease impacts others and how they deal with it
One thing I do want to clarify is that it has taken me 15-20 years to get… read more

Does Anyone Else Have Spondylolisthesis With Spinal Stenosis? What Have You Done For The Pain?

Does Anyone Else Have Spondylolisthesis With Spinal Stenosis? What Have You Done For The Pain?

debilitating pain especially in the morning.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Linzee1 that's good too hear,I'm having shooting sharp pain in my left leg and hip n I'm get me some Medical marjuana

Has Anyone Had A Eipidural Shot For The Back Pain And Did It Work.

Has Anyone Had A Eipidural Shot For The Back Pain And Did It Work.

A MySpondylitisTeam Member

Yes several worked really well at first! The last time seem to be more painful afterwards.