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... airs and I can feel my legs trembling as I go down. I am also having so much pain in my shoulder and right arm ,I guess nerves are waking up. Any of you did any exercise besides walking after surgery. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks I know ,sometimes when nobody's home I have to go down. The problem I'm having now is this excruciating pain from my right shoulder to the middle finger , I have Tylenol #3 but it does nothing, also will stretching help me get my voice back ? I feel a throbbing in my neck and throat. Thanks for the tip. (2 replies)
... capatga, Stretching can help strengthen your calf muscles. Stretching can help with muscle cell memory. You might want to "live" on your first floor while you recover. :) :angel: (2 replies)

... I thought it would be interesting to see what people's activity levels are after ACDF. ... (1 replies)
... I was prescribed PT immediately after the collar came off. ... (9 replies)
... Hi menemsha, Thats a really active recovery compared to my lazy self after lumbar surgery! Lol Im really sorry that you are having symptoms again. ... (4 replies)
... nd walking 2 miles a day in the brutal winter we had here. I started twice weekly accupunture plus weekly massage therapy and chiropractor I think about 4 weeks after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I never ran so that wasn't an issue but when I do on occasion I feel okay. Your discharge instructions should tell you what kind of exercise you can do. ... (4 replies)
... Walking was immediate. Running, I never did again. Felt like I now longer had "shock absorbers". Other exercise was whenever I felt like it. ... (4 replies)
... I went to PT, primarily for my weak left side 10 days after surgery. ... (15 replies)
... I went to PT, primarily for my weak left side 10 days after surgery. ... (15 replies)
... I'd like to get any necessary shopping done this weekend if possible, and while I've looked at the ACDF post surg list here as well as general post spine surg lists on other boards, I still have a few questions. ... (3 replies)
... I actually did not have pain in my right shoulder and arm before the surgery. I had the pain after the surgery. ... (22 replies)
... and get on an easy exercise program so you train yourself to use the right muscles. ... (3 replies)
Walking after ACDF
Feb 15, 2007
... I just started PT this week, tomorrow will be my third visit. I'm getting ultrasound, heat and some deep tissue massage and that's it! My therapist suggested an exercise ball to sit on and do a few neck exercises - nothing more than turning my head from side to side and raising my arms overhead. She is a firm believer that core strength is important, and sitting on the... (16 replies)
... I've noticed the sensation is often stronger right after I do a physical therapy exercise. ... (0 replies)
... Kelly: I probably shouldn't have made a blanket statement against e-stim, but in my experience (I think I have received treatment from nine different PT's over the years) those who rely on e-stim as an important part of your treatment seem to possess less ability or knowledge to focus on the root of muscle dysfunction. What I am trying to say is that I have been helped far... (9 replies)
... I went to about four weeks of PT after my ACDF. I was having a lot of postsurgical arm pain and extreme weakness. They did moist heat and ultrasound, which really didn't do much, in my estimation. ... (9 replies)
... I would never, EVER, abandon PT after surgery. ... (9 replies)
... y good you reposted,maybe your 1st one got missed, I just had my surgery Aug 13th, so I still have on the collar,but I find it hard to believe that its a lack of exercise causeing problems, since you were pain free,but I am unsure on that,what type of stuff are you supposed to be doing? ... (9 replies)


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