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Severe problems after lumbar fusion
sir, i am 26. I got tuberculosis of spine(Potts's spine) 2 years ago. I developed very very severe pain shooting down my legs. At the time of my surgery my right leg was completely paralyzed and my left leg was partially paralyzed.After two surgeries involving draining of pus, stabilizing my lumbar spine(L1-L3) by fusion with steel rods& screws and finally illiac bone grafting I was advised 3 months complete bed rest. doctors also gave me "solumedral"  injection. Since then my legs started working slowly .Now i am able to walk around 1 mile a day. but i am still unable to get a job because i am unable to climb stairs. whenever i try to use stairs i develop immense pain & numbness reminding me of my earlier "legs paralyzed" days. Also I regularly experience pain in my lower back as well as in my entire legs. Also i have a doubt  that, what happens if i accidentally fall down because of my rude job trials, Will i have to undergo back surgery again? I just can't stand another one. I just can't experience that pain & struggle again. So sir, please help me clearing my doubts and also tell me what to do to enable me climbing stairs without pain&numbness. i also heard that "artificial disks" are in the market. Will they be useful for me in my future. please help me.
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