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... Gregory, are you asking how long a neck that has had surgery with a bone graph that has fused will last? ... (1 replies)
... I would be going for a second opinion.That my throat was still no where near normal and I want to talk to someone else about it.She said she'd ask the girl that does that but it might take "alittle while". Not sure how long alittle while is but I have a feeling I'm going to find out! ... (10 replies)
... I am trying not to push myself to return to work. My employer does believe that I need to concentrate on my recovery. ... (24 replies)

... Hi Dredd, I had a L4-5 dischotomy in 2001 and a donor bone, plate and screws in C5-6 and will eventually have to have C6-7 done. Although I still smoke (yes, I know it is bad for me and terrible for my discs), I have remarkably been growing bone fairly quickly but was told by my neurosurgeon that bone growth continues for at least 1 1/2 years. It sounds like that part is ok... (12 replies)
... I had the bone growth stimulator and wore it 4 hours per day. ... (12 replies)
... A bone growth stimulator is a battery operated unit worn around the area needing healing. So this can be used for surgery or even for non healing fractures. ... (12 replies)
... Yes I had a donor bone and plate and screws. I also still have this weird burning pain when I do exercise. They think it because I have not fused yet. ... (12 replies)
... fusing is a process that takes a year or so to complete. The donor bone is gradually replaced by new bone produced by the body, and the donor bone is simply a medium for that growth to take place. ... (12 replies)
... I'm sorry to jump in with a question of my own, but what's a bone growth stimulator? ... (12 replies)
... yes I have bone growth stimulator, but I hate wearing it. I am suppose to wear it 4 hours a day! I suppose I need to start making myself do that. ... (12 replies)
... According to my neurosurgeon, the bones will continue to fuse for a year to year and a half. Are you wearing a bone growth stimulator? ... (12 replies)
... I guess what I am wondering is does the injection of the dye hurt? ... (15 replies)
... Seen by Intern first.... he does a bunch of reflex tests, asks a bunch of questions, etc. ... (10 replies)
... C4 fusion anterior and the rods posterior. ... (46 replies)
... C3 facet issue with bone spurs and bone on bone that causes constant pain. ... (46 replies)
... Can you show me how my anatomy is causing this problem? ... (7 replies)
... Can you show me how my anatomy is causing this problem? ... (6 replies)
... I had another surgery 2 days later, this time from the front. They separated my disks and placed a plate and screws. They turned me over and placed a cadaber bone with rods and screws. That all happened 3 months ago. ... (6 replies)
... uld really be doing almost nothing right now and just concentrate on healing,the more you are moving around,the more likely your fusionwont actually take,or will take much longer to actually attach itself to the bone plug. ... (7 replies)
... re better options. When I visited the Neurosurgeon I was told all 3 levels of my Cervical spine would be naturally fused within 10 years. And I can't wait! As long as it doesn't cause pain or problems. ... (80 replies)


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