Back pain

Patient : I am diabetic and dr wants to do a fusion on my l5 s1.i have had 1 back surgery with no relief.not a fusion.i am afraid it would also not be succesful.i am on pain meds to help the pain ,but some days are pure hell and all days are like i cant even live life.this is very depressing.i am bone to bone in the l5 s1 region of my back.so do you think this is a good idea?
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