People say that recovery from spinal surgery takes a “long” time. But what does that even mean?
Spinal Fusion Archives
I had a lumbar fusion (L4-L5-S1 fusion surgery) in May 2016, and I do my best to document my recovery and share my life after a spinal fusion on these pages.
On today’s vlog post, I’m talking about spondylolisthesis – what it means, how you get it, and why spinal surgery is sometimes required.
TENS therapy was a lifesaver after my spinal fusion. Learn more about portable TENS units and the effectiveness of TENS therapy.
Back Surgery: An update about my recovery at 7 and 8 months after TLIF spinal fusion. Lesson #1: Recovery is not linear.
At 7 months post-op from a TLIF spinal fusion, I’m so much better than I was – but I’m not where I want to be yet. I still have a long way to go.
At 5 months post-op, life is almost back to normal. Here’s an update on my recovery from spinal fusion, plus some hope for others with spondylolisthesis.
Learn more about spondylolisthesis – how it’s diagnosed, what factors are used to determine severity, and non-surgical treatment methods.
It’s been 8 weeks since my spinal fusion. Isn’t it about time for me to be back to normal? Or perhaps there’s a new normal…at least for now.
In part 1 of this Q&A, I discuss my own experience with spondylolisthesis – what it is, what caused it, and how it was diagnosed.
I’m 13 days post TLIF back surgery for spondylolisthesis – find out how my recovery from spinal fusion surgery is going so far.