Nine years ago I had back surgery for progressive lumbar scoliosis. The surgeon was not sure about doing it as death was a possible outcome from the 8 hour surgery, however I wanted to walk again so yes definitely worth it! Have had MS for 45 years and I kinda like walking so 3 years ago I had ankle replacement surgery and I can still walk , not well, but thats okay. Now I have knee giving me issues so surgery might be an option .. again but yes it is worth it…to me anyway
I am now 66 but I am not ready to quit yet! I know the time will come when I may be truly disabled but it is,God willing, not today! Best wishes to you !!