I’m not quite back to running yet, but I did finish my first post-op 5K! I’m happy to report that running after spinal fusion surgery is definitely possible.
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.
What is my life like one year after a spinal fusion? If I could go back to the day of my surgery, here’s what I’d want to know before they rolled me off into the Operating Room.
My doctor cleared me to run again. So how come I’m not running? Update on my spinal fusion recovery, physical therapy, and more.
It’s been 10 months since I had a spinal fusion to stabilize my spondylolisthesis. Is it too soon to start running again, or is it time?
Have you tuned in to my new YouTube channel yet? It’s all about living with spondylolisthesis and life after a spinal fusion. youtube.com/user/mommyrunsit
People say that recovery from spinal surgery takes a “long” time. But what does that even mean?
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.