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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
I had Alift back surgery on l4 l5 and have hip and low back pain leg numbness back cramp up and can barley walk is 3 months after surgery I was wondering if this is normal or does this mean I had failed back surgery anyone else had theses problems
Welcome johndoe we’re glad you’re here!
I am sorry you are having so many problems, 3 months is a long time, after my last surgery I was actually worse than before surgery, the nerve pain and numbness were much worse, it lasted 4-5 months before getting better, I hope that is the case for you.
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Have you read the article Practical Advice for Recovering from Back Surgery on Spine-health? It offers a lot of practical tips around what to expect before, during, and after surgery. You may also want to check out the video How to Prep Your Home for Spine Surgery Recovery, which also has some great tips.
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If it were me, I would contact my surgeon to make sure it is not anything serious.Take care and keep us posted.
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Dr says it will go away with time but this hurts I go see dr next week I will keep y’all posted
Ok dr says physical therapy and after that back injections to help pain
Physical therapy can be very helpful.