2006 had a lumbar fusion due to weakness in both legs. still had pain, but according to the surgeon the fusion healed and the pain was from the SI joint. 6 mths after surgery I had a loud pop from my lower back and terrible pain. The PA and DR both assured me after xray that everything was ok. The pain continued, had mult. injections into both SI joints. 2009 a fusion at the c5/6 (bone spur). In addition to the new pain from the neck, I still had the lower back pan. Oct. 2010 referred to pain mgmt. Had an mri of lower back due to return leg weakness new sciatic pain. MRI - l5/s1 disc had rupt. & pressing against nerve. need corrective surgery for the lumbar fusion. another surgery (cage) needed to correct the problem that should have been fixed in 2005. Any info appreciated thanks
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