tethered cord surgery

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tethered cord surgery

Postby littlebit28 » Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:50 pm

i was just seen at tci and have scheduled surgery for second decompression. i also will have to have tethered cord surgery a couple of months after should i be trying to get an electric wheelchair and hospital bed for home?
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Postby DancingQueen16KT » Mon Jan 28, 2008 7:40 pm

I've never had a decompression before. But I did have a tethered cord surgery. I recommend a few weeks in bed afterwards, some slow movement. but it's also important to go at your own pace. Everybody and Body is different. I was very very young when I had my surgery so I might have bounced back faster. But once again, Bodies are different.
Good luck to you, I hope you feel much better afterwards.
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Postby semery44 » Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:19 am

I had a second decompression & tethered cord surgery in 2002. I was so happy afterwards because I no longer peed the bed :oops:
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