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I was supposed to have a fusion at L5S1 but consultant was reluctant as I am only 26. so I had a discectomy and laminectomy at L5S1 in April 2014. But It didnt work properly and the consultant has given me a decision, I can either have the fusion or retry the discectomy and laminectomy then have the fusion in later life when Im older. My disc is buggered (his words) but he said my mobility will be greatly decresed with a fusion and it may not remove the pain.
I have to let his secretary know on Monday which Op I want.
So my question is.... Which Op should I go for? ultimatly I want to be pain free. I know other posters have had a fusion so any information on recovery and post op mobility would be helpful. I have had the discectomy and Laminectomy before and it didnt work. I dont want to be here again in a years time still in pain wishing I had choose the other option.
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