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Learn how a lumbar disc herniates and
can cause lower back pain
Sciatica is leg pain caused by a
problem in the low back.
See how a disc degenerates and how it can cause pain and other symptoms
Wanting to connect with others going through similar recovery.
Just now starting to feel human again.
Looking forward to starting PT starts this week.
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Hope all is going well.
Could you tell us how did the surgery / post surgery going? I’ve had 4 micro discketomy at L5-S1 done from 2005-2008, now I herniated L4-L5 and it’s not going away; thinking to do a two level fusion(L4-S1), but I’m trying to avoid it as much as I can.
This huge surgery was the result of degenerative scoliosis. I tried every kind of modality and my back continued to degenerate.
After the last two years of research and other failed attempts, I realized surgery was the solution. I'm glad that my health otherwise is good for a 61 year old. Now my curve is less than 10% (it was 30%) and I'm almost an inch taller! Still a ways to go in the healing process, but I feel hopeful that I'll be able to return to my previous activity level. No running though, every again