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... term pain for some people who have neck surgery, so would not choose the posterior approach unless it was done microscopically. ... (17 replies)
... SpineAZ, this was a very informative post. I have been trying to decide whether to get a posterior foraminotomy or a one level ACDF. My C6 nerve is being compressed due to an enlarged facet joint in a foramen that is almost closed. ... (30 replies)
... my issues are with the C5 and C6 nerve, although doctors describe my foraminal and cervical canal stenosis as minimal to moderate. So I have not rushed into surgery, as I want to make sure this nerve compression is actually coming from my neck. ... (17 replies)

... Zero pain. Just loss of most strength in biceps and deltoid. (17 replies)
... Did you have any pain anywhere before they opened up your foramen? (17 replies)
... No upper back stiffness. Just bicep and deltoid weakness... (17 replies)
... I went to get a 2nd opinion. NS2 did not like the idea of ACDF and felt the posterior foraminotomy was the best option. NS2 said he had a professional disagreement with NS1 on the foraminotomy. ... (3 replies)
... Please let me know how your recovery goes! For my ACDF I was out of workf or 6 weeks, I'm not sure how long this posterior cervical foraminotomy will keep me out. ... (10 replies)
... I am soooooooooooo glad you responded. You are the one person I've seen on the board who has had the posterior cervical foraminotomy. If it's any consoliation I found the ACDF relatively low pain in terms of surgical pain. ... (10 replies)
... If it is he reccomends a Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. ... (3 replies)
... Just wondering what your decision had been after the post.... The doctor I've been referred to is a proponent of the posterior cervical foraminotomy and I see him next week. ... (4 replies)
... bulletin board community, and I would really value some input from people who have undergone posterior cervical foraminotomy or know something about it. ... (4 replies)
... Pete, another thought. If you click on my user name and go to "find all threads by ..." you will see an earlier thread entitled "Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy!" that has my initial reaction to the surgeon's recommendation and some questions I posed. ... (28 replies)
... s a followup on my procedure, a Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. ... (28 replies)
... I was expecting to set a date for ACDF. Instead, my neurosurgeon, after looking at MRIs taken today and three months ago, has changed his recommendation to Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. ... (4 replies)
... Just got back from the doc's and he said I will probably need a posterior cervical foraminotomy. ... (0 replies)
... Hello All, It has been 8 weeks since my posterior cervical foraminotomy on level c/6c/7. I still have slight numbness with my left index finger and left thumb. It feels almost the same as before surgery. My main concern was pain in my upper left portion of my shoulder blade. The rhomboid and trapeze’s muscles. After surgery these areas were very sore and my muscles burned... (1 replies)
... Hello All, It has been 8 weeks since my posterior cervical foraminotomy on level c/6c/7. I still have slight numbness with my left index finger and left thumb. It feels almost the same as before surgery. My main concern was pain in my upper left portion of my shoulder blade. The rhomboid and trapeze’s muscles. After surgery these areas were very sore and my muscles burned... (7 replies)
... I had a posterior cervical forarminotomy on C/6 C/7 two weeks ago. I still have numbness in my left index finger and thumb. This area is improving but at a slow pace based on my expectations. My main concern is I have a burning sensation on my left side of my shoulder blade. I spoke to my N/S and he told me this sensation is not out of the ordinary and should improve with... (7 replies)
... I had a posterior cervical foraminotomy 6 weeks ago (5/20). It was done on the left side, C5-C6 and C6-C7. My pre-op symptoms were pain down the left arm to my thumb and pointer finger and numbness/tingling in the fingers. (This after an ACDF 2 years ago that worked well, but the symptoms re-appeared about 6 months ago). I definetly had a pulling feeling - felt like if I... (2 replies)


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