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Back pain

Started by Shrek381979 on 12/16/2017 12:49pm

I just had anterior destiomy neck fusion of c4,cc5,c6 like 4 days ago, I think it has helped with my neck pain , but but my lower back pain is still there really bad plus already have had 3 other back surgery’s on my l4l5 s1

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Hi, Shrek381979--thanks for your post! We are happy to hear your recovery from ACDF surgery is off to a good start!

How long ago did you have your lumbar spine surgeries? If they were within the last 12 months, you might have some more recovery ahead of you before you experience any measurable pain relief. If the surgeries were more than a year ago, you might consider reaching out to your surgeon to determine what more can be done to help manage your pain. He or she may recommend non-surgical treatment options, such as physical therapy, or perhaps another surgery is necessary to provide relief.

We hope this information helps, and we wish you continued success with your neck surgery recovery and some relief of your low back pain!