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... Although it might seem very hard to do. It can be done. I remember when I was released from the hospital last year after my 2 cervical(C-4 to C7 Anterior & C4 to T1 Posterior) surgeries I did drive a partial of the way home. Mainly because we were in Louisville, Ky. & my wife was so frazzled about me being in pain & the traffic that's up there. One thing for sure have all... (2 replies)
... Hello, can anyone reply? (2 replies)
... My doctor recommends C5 corpectomy and C6-C7 fusion for my arm pain. He said that I will be in hard collar for 12 weeks. He is not willing to give me more than 3 weeks leave from work. He said that I can start driving after 3 weeks (even in hard collar). How could he ask me to drive while in hard collar? Anyone with similar experiences? (2 replies)

... It will be 1 yr since my last surgery and I'm still having pain. The surgery did what it was supposed to since I'm still walking but what do I do about the pain. I can feel what almost feels like a hole in the back of my neck. ... (0 replies)
OPLL in C3-C6
Aug 14, 2013
... I was diagnosed with OPLL C3-C6 a year ago. My neuro told me that it was minimal and he wanted to check me every year. I have been scared s**tless after reading on how the medical community is divided on when and how to treat the condition and timing for the surgery. My symptoms have been mostly neck and shoulder pain. I have been able to manage without pain killers and... (3 replies)
OPLL in C3-C6
Aug 14, 2013
... I was diagnosed with OPLL C3-C6 a year ago. My neuro told me that it was minimal and he wanted to check me every year. I have been scared s**tless after reading on how the medical community is divided on when and how to treat the condition and timing for the surgery. My symptoms have been mostly neck and shoulder pain. I have been able to manage without pain killers and... (3 replies)
... does this progress rapidly, or might I have another decade before surgery might be necessary? ... (7 replies)
OPLL in C3-C6
Apr 27, 2013
... bed side manners etc. but curious to know, has any one on this board had a "Endoscopic Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy" surgery for OPLL? ... (3 replies)
... I'm seeing a neurologist in a few weeks, after I've completed my physical therapy, and will know more then. Assuming I do have the same procedure as you had, what was the outcome? How soon were you able to return to work? My job demands a lot from my body, and I'm wondering if I need to be thinking about a new line of work. Do you have any significant limitations because... (7 replies)
... king my neck worse, I'm inclined to take it, since money is an issue. From what you know, do you think there's a good chance that this will progress slowly, and surgery might not be needed? ... (7 replies)
... My deeply uninformed opinion is that your problem is more one of osteoarthritis resulting in disk spurring than it is OPLL. Seems the radiologist mentioned that almost in passing. You certainly might have pain in your neck from the foraminal stenosis. At C4-5, that's affecting the C5 nerve, which goes to your deltoid and biceps, in which you could experience a number of... (7 replies)
... he point they removed almost the entire ligament and a 6mm cage was inserted an secured with plate and 4 screws. I dont understand all of this but I do know that OPLL and calcifacation can cause paralysis. ... (1 replies)
Can I cure OPLL
Oct 23, 2010
... my husband has opll and we had mri done 10/09 and 2nd one 10/10 the symptons are progressings and mri shows progression as well. we are seeing doc on 11-1-10 to dicuss the surgery. yes he is scard but also cannot function as well. He too has constant numbness in right arm hand, now in left, cannot p/u right foot and severe burning all the time under skin. his chest burns... (2 replies)
Can I cure OPLL
Oct 12, 2010
... Hopefully someone with OPLL will come along and share their experience. I had cervical spondylitic myelopathy. ... (2 replies)
Can I cure OPLL
Oct 12, 2010
... I was recently diagnosed with OPLL of the cervical spine and two neurosurgeons have recommended surgery to decompress my cervical spinal cord. ... (2 replies)
... and I was diagnosed with OPLL in September 2006. I had surgery in October 2006. I now have 4 titanium rods from C3 to C6 with very limited movement in my neck. ... (4 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed with OPLL. Looking for more info re OPLL and if anyone has undergone surgery to prevent paralysis. ... (4 replies)
... Hi OSS, Thanks for your input. This OPLL is new to me as well. Can you stear me to any web info that found informative? ... (9 replies)
... because of the opll and severe spinal stenosis with spinal cord compression. My neck is a mess. ... (9 replies)
... so yours would be two more levels, but I do not have any appreciable loss of range of motion. But maybe they can do a combo surgery and only fuse some levels for you? ... (3 replies)




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