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... arms and legs. I also told my boss we may want to start training someone om my job just incase i need to go in earlier. and i was wondering what is the average recovery time for a acdf. ... (11 replies)
... reading your post you might be having two levels and the average recovery time might be different! ... (11 replies)
... I am 5mnths post op. My shoulders will get really tight to. My PT said be careful of having the neck in any bent postion for to long such as at a desk or reading. ... (11 replies)

... We both are under UHC and my Dr's are in network plus actually his insurance is free because he has been employed with the company for so many years, I'm not positive but I think I would also be free on his. I pay partial on my insurance and the company pays the rest. ... (11 replies)
... The 31 day time line is strict so be timely. ... (11 replies)
... long term disability that I pay for with the employer. Not sure how that would work if i was let go though. But the fmla is needed to keep my position. ... (11 replies)
... is when they found the problems in my cervical spine area. and the way the company has their 12month calendar set up, It won't be until August when I have enough time available to have off without losing my job. ... (11 replies)
... I was out of my desk job for 6 weeks. ... (11 replies)
... my doc says 3 mo. I'm due to go back to work may 11th if I feel up to it. I still get sore. I think it is a posture thing. I did not have a curve in my neck for almost 20 years and now I do. Takes time to adjust... According to the physcal therapist... don't judge anything for 6 mo. post op. ... (11 replies)
... I was off for 6 weeks with the same level as you being done. I wanted, and felt able, to go back earlier but my consultant wouldn't let me. ... (11 replies)
... Not sure if this will help you out, but my surgeon did say it depends on the type of work you do. If your job is more of a desk type job then you may be able to resume work sooner. There are other things to factor in, such as how long you have had these injurys & how well your fusing & so on..I did not realize till PT how week my one side is. I have more of a physical job &... (11 replies)
... Ahh, too bad. I have Short Term Dis (STD) through my employer and I may run out of FMLA but I'll have income from the STD. As it is I was likely to be laid off in July. Luckily I can go on my husband's medical insurance should I get laid off or be terminated once I run out of FMLA. (11 replies)
... and now have to wear a bone stimulator for several months. I have found on these boards that different doctors have different ideas. There are several good spine sites on the internet. ... (17 replies)
ACDF recovery time
Dec 15, 2006
... ry physical and I haven't worked since Feb. Is there anyone out there with a physically demanding job who has had this surgery, and what was their return to work time after the surgery. Thanks! ... (4 replies)
... I'm two weeks outa the operation this time around. ... (22 replies)
... last June. I was out of work for 8 weeks and in the collar for 4 months. ... (22 replies)
... I am having a ACDF on C5,C6,C7 on Sept 29. Doctor told me that i would have 6 screws and metal plate. they told me to take the pain meds even if i thought i did not need them. ... (22 replies)
... I work in high tech office. I went back in the office last week and this is my 8th week post op. I still can't tolerate the full time pace or the long computer hours. It doesn't seem possible to me for someone to do heavy lifting, very active job full time for a while. ... (5 replies)
... who have had ACDF surgery what has been the suggested return to work time? ... (5 replies)
... My recovery time for the first surgery, fusion with my own bone, was 8 weeks. ... (10 replies)

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