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  • mccarthy19
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    Good morning,
    My husband is about 3 weeks post L3-S1 Laminectomy. All of his pain in his legs he had prior to surgery has pretty much been relieved. He started getting a new pain, on about day 5 into recovery. It is the back of his right calf. The pain is only present after he walks about 100 yards. It is fine sitting, standing and walking under 100 yards. He had an ultrasound yesterday as his surgeon wanted to rule out a blood clot. The ultrasound came back normal. His surgeon suggested that is is muscle related and suggested massaging the area. We did this with a roller last night and again this morning before going out to walk. He had the same issue, severe pain/cramping about 100 yards into the walk. When we got home, I tried to massage the calf with the roller; but it was too painful. Can you provide any insight on this?

    Thank you,

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