Category Archives: back surgery

Taking Things for Granted

Today I went for a run on the treadmill at the YMCA.  Usually I try to keep the incline set at least at level 2.0 and keep the speed somewhere between 7.5 and 8.0 mph and run for 30 to … Continue reading

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2 Year Check up Following L4 and L5 Fusion

This week it has been two years since my back surgery.  My back is feeling very good.  Yesterday I went to a local recreation center and played full court basketball for 2.5 hours with guys who ranged from 16 to … Continue reading

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Where can I go from Your Presence?

“…Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?” Psalm 139:7  One year since my back surgery and I am doing great!  Even shopping doesn’t bother my back.  This past weekend my wife and … Continue reading

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1 Year since my Spinal Fusion

It has been one year since my back surgery and my back is doing great!  I have not had any pain when I run or work out.  I even pulled weeds last week for about an hour and I was … Continue reading

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10 Months Since My L4 L5 Fusion – God has blessed Me!

It has been 10 months since I had my L4 and L5 vertebrae fused.  The results have been great!  I have been very pleased with the results.  I no longer have any lower back pain – not even when I … Continue reading

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Week 31 – Physical Therapy for back surgery almost complete, & I have to tell my story!

I have continued to do well with my recovery from my back surgery 7 months ago and have been going to Physical Therapy once a week for the last 3 weeks.  I have been given 4 basic exercises to do: trunk … Continue reading

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Week 30 – Physical Therapy following Back Surgery & Pulling Weeds

It has almost been 7 months since my surgery and I am on my second week of Physical Therapy.  I HAVE NO BACK PAIN.  I HAVE NO RESTRICTIONS!  THANK YOU LORD!  I have been running now for two weeks at 6 MPH for … Continue reading

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