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Apr 12, 2016
... How are you doing now? I am facing a 2 level ACDF and am very scared about going ahead with it (27 replies)
... I had the same thing after a car accident but mine happened 5 weeks after the accident. I had a 2 level ACDF at C4-5 and C5-6 in early 2012 and I'm doing great. I had it done because after 7 months of pain it never got better in spite of the pain meds, PT and epidural injections. Please, be careful about taking the advise of people who post here regarding their opinions on... (16 replies)
ACDF surgery
Jun 16, 2013
... My doctor doesn't do collars either, and I am having a 2 level ACDF done - she said the titanium plate holds everything in place until it's fused. It still makes me nervous too, though! (7 replies)

... Thanks. I'm not too worried about pain-I was in excruciating pain 24/7 for June, July, August and September to the point if crying all the time. Now it's not as bad but my legs hurt now-don't know if it's related to the central disc herniation but they didn't hurt before. My NS said he definitely needed to do c5-6 and if I agreed to surgery he would also do c4-5. Those... (9 replies)
... C7 ACDF was one of the easiest surgeries to undergo. The front neck incision does not go through muscles so it's only mildly painful. ... (9 replies)
... that needed to be addressed. He said that since the conservative way has failed that a ACDF is recommended. ... (9 replies)
... HI.I had 2 level ACDF on 12/9/2010. I was stopped waiting to make a turn when a Ford Explorer barreled into me (Nissan Altima) at 30 mph. I am so scared that there is now additional damage to my neck and or my fusion or plate and screws shifted. Spoke to OSS and since I am not having radiating pain down my arm or tingling in my fingers I am waiting to go to their office on... (9 replies)
... Hi I am going to my 6 week post op appointment with my surgeon after a 2 level ACDF C5-6 C6-7. I have concerns with fusion, swallowing, swelling, possible side affects of the bone protein and ROM. Anyone have some questions that they asked their surgeon that I may not think of. Thanks for your help. (3 replies)
... I had a 2 level ACDF on 12/9/2010 So I am also about 3 weeks out of surgery also. I have had muscle cramps and some general pain and discomfort in my lower neck across both shoulders. I continue to have difficult with some swelling and swallowing. I am getting frustrated because I do not have the rotation and flexibility I would need to drive and go back to work. I am also... (4 replies)
... I'm 8.5 weeks out of 2 level ACDF surgery and doing well. My neck is still pretty swollen. How long did it take for the swelling to go down in your neck? ... (6 replies)
... I had a 2 level ACDF on 10/19. I had a lot of shoulder and upper back muscle pain following surgery. That has eased up somewhat, but have had some shoulder pain (like the pain prior to surgery) the last couple days. However, I'm not overly concerned, as from what I have been told, this is normal and can take awhile to resolve. I return to the doctor on tuesday and will... (9 replies)
... Good luck on Friday! I had my 2 level ACDF three weeks ago and feel better than ever. The incision still hurts a little bit but that's it. ... (25 replies)
... Estelle, so sorry you're having these pains. I had an 2 level ACDF with Corpectomy on the 5th of Feb. I think we are about at the same time of recovery, I am almost 4 weeks out.. ... (9 replies)
... I am 8 weeks post 2-level ACDF (decompression, bone spurs removed, too). How soon did any of you start neck exercises and what were they? I still feel a lot of pressure in my neck and shoulder areas, with a little tingling. I went back to work at 6 weeks doing desk work. When I have to turn my head in a certain direction too many times, I do get a areas that start getting... (1 replies)
... op of 2 level ACDF. I am feeling really good and going back to work tomorrow. My neurosurgeon did not tell me what stretching exercises I could now do. ... (0 replies)
... I did find out some things that were said in the initial Neuro appt. when he told me I need the ACDF and I was shocked and forgot some things. ... (6 replies)
... level ACDF done Feb 7th, and you all were a great source of information before and after my surgery! Thanks so much for the input supplied on this site. ... (6 replies)
... I had a 2 level ACDF in Jan. with hardware, donor bone and no collar. My surgeon was very liberal as to what I could do. I pretty much had to use my own common sense. ... (7 replies)
... I'm interested in responses to your post, because I too, have to have 2 level ACDF. I just wanna know what to expect. My Dr. doesn't seem to think it's a big deal, but I'm still more than a little nervous. ... (5 replies)
... I had a 2 level ACDF in Jan. I would say at a minimum, allow 6 weeks for recovery. My pain has lessoned considerably. ... (6 replies)

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