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lovebuga720 posted:
Has anyone had a inspan spinal fusion device. Was recommended instead of rods and pins. I have spondylolisthesis grade II almost a 3 on L5 , 10mm slip. Pain with movement period , alll day and night especially in my legs
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terrye responded:
I HAVE NOT HEARD OF INSPAN,BUT I INTEND TO FINED OUT MORE.MAINLY BECAUSE YOUR SYMPTOMS ARE VERY CLOSE TO MINE,THOUGH I HAVE A FEW MORE
PROBLEMS.
AS TO PAIN, HOWEVER,I CAN ADD A LITTLE.
BEING I HAVE NOT OPTED FOR SURGERY (AS YET)
I AM TAKING MORPHINE HYDROCODONE.
I NO LONGER TAKE GABAPENTEN,BUT I DO BELIEVE IT HELPS LEG PAIN BUT ONLY IN THE HIGHER DOSAGES,1500MG .
I WILL BE INTERESTED IN YOUR PROGRESS AND I HOPE YOU FINED A SOLUTION TO YOUR PAIN.
 
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bj1208 responded:
Hi and welcome to the support group -

I have never heard of this, and I just had my 2nd fusion surgery (12/4)

I did some research and found this site - it may answer some of your questions thus where you can ask your surgeon more.

http://www.spinefrontier.com/resources/inspan_technique.pdf

I must say it does look pretty graphic so bear with it - looks very informative.

Keep us posted what you find out~~
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Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

~~ Joy ~~


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