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Posted by: annemarie | 2010/11/19

mending of bones after back opp

morning
i went for a opp in july had a decompracion and extenting of Artodeses on L3,4,5 now the healing and mending are very slow
and its still very pain full what can u recomend me to do
thanks

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Dear Annemarie
In some people the healing takes a little longer- if you have not been referred to a physiotherapist, please see one to help with some muscle strengthening exercises, as the longer you take to become fully mobilised, the stiffer the back becomes and then it just stays painful.

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