Lumbar Fusion Question

Patient

Q: I had L4-L5 fusion surgery almost 3 months ago. Fusing is progressing nicely but x ray showed the screw went into the middle of the disc area….having new pain since surgery down left leg of side that the screw violated the disc area. Will any long term effects come from this?

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