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Thread: Back stiffness after ankle fusion?

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    Back stiffness after ankle fusion?

    Has anyone experienced back stiffness and back issues after ankle fusion for drop foot? I've noticed when I started walking without my air cast my back gets stiff and starts bothering me.
    C-5, 6 SCI. Took about 6 months to walk. Walking full time. Without any assistance since Nov. 2003 and will make a full recovery

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    Were you on your back for awhile after surgery? Are you experiencing spasms? How often are you walking?
    ckf

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    Lower back. No spasms. Walking full time.
    C-5, 6 SCI. Took about 6 months to walk. Walking full time. Without any assistance since Nov. 2003 and will make a full recovery

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    Hmmm. Not sure what it could be from. Any signs of uti or other type of infection?

    ckf

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