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did the scoliosis surgery..

brainstormbbrainstorm Posts: 1
edited 04/03/2015 - 8:37 PM in Scoliosis

My name is Gabriel and I Am 17 years old. I just did the scoliosis surgery 3 days ago as of now..
Everything went perfect, my back doesn't hurt anymore. But then another problem came up.
My left arm didn't function correctly. Went a few hours and now my fingertips doesn't function correctly. The doctor who did the surgery said that I was laying on my nerves for 9 hours. It will be normal again in a few weeks or months.

I am worried that I will not be able to use my hand again.
Should I trust his judgement?

What does the community say about this?
Please enlighten me..


  • LizLiz Posts: 9,697
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  • hi, I couldn't feel my toes after spinal surgery. this lasted for about 3 days and then the feeling started to come back. so, I hope that you just need to wait a few days to let your body heal more
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