Elisabeth explains how active she is after undergoing spinal fusion surgery.
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Now that I’ve had mild L5 S1 fusion and I’m about eight months postop, I have returned to normal activity. I’ve started yoga which has really helped. I’ve started swimming again. I’ve started walking with friends, I hiked mountains. I really have no limitations and it’s really nice to not think I can’t do that because of my back which is what I doubt with for over year and a half before surgery. It’s really nice to be able to go out with friends and not be concerned that I can’t sit their dinner because I’m going to be in so much pain. It’s just so nice to live my life and not have to worry about pain.