My husband had a spinal fusion operation and it has gone worse?

Answer I am so sorry for you husband and his pain. My surgeon wanted to do a fusion on me about 2 year's ago (age 31) but after much research, I refused. My MRI shows significant scar tissue from a prev... Read More »

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What does Spinal fusion do?

Spinal fusion decreases pain but it also decreases spinal mobility

Can Spinal Fusion Be Reversed?

A spinal fusion surgery "welds" two or more vertebrae together to take pressure off the spinal nerves. The patient trades relief from pain with some spine stiffness. The surgeon cannot reverse this... Read More »

Has anyone had spinal fusion surgery?

My mother in law had this surgery done . It is a big operation And will take time to recover but she said it helped her pain and movement lots. You are young and will heel and recover fast. Be prep... Read More »

Can you join the navy with a spinal fusion?

No - current Medical Disqualifications for military service in any branch include surgical spinal fusions involving 2 vertebrae (which means pretty much any of them).