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... feature to find other posts pertaining to cervical spinal fusion. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, My wife (age ~60) has been having (mainly) right shoulder pain for awhile, and more recently (earlier 2019) some pain in the lower left back and tingling and pain going down her left leg. She got both cervical MRI and lumbar MRI and she saw a surgeon (a neurosurgeon who had operated on my lower back a number of years ago) and after looking at her MRIs and the nerve... (1 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this forum and just had a 3 level cervical ADR performed by Dr. ... (2 replies)

... Well .... I went to Germany and had a 3 level disc replacement by Dr. B. ... (13 replies)
... Ross: I understand. I tried to avoid surgery for about 16 yrs or so. As you have read I had 3 level cervical fusion in 11/00 and doing pretty well, I think. But back to you. I tried all the alternatives also but it came to the point when my insurance would no longer pay for any of the "maintenance" care which kept me able to work and function. So I had no more choice. ... (39 replies)
... old female that has been having trouble and pain with my neck for the past 3 years after a car accident in 2000. The MRI results showed bulging of my disks at C3 thru C6. ... (5 replies)
... level cervical fusion. ... (5 replies)
... I have had a 5 level cervical fusion. It was performed by a Neurosurgeon. It went well and I feel a lot better. It is a hard surgery as far as healing. But I think it was worth it. ... (161 replies)
... Has anyone had tingling in lower legs and lower arms years after cervical fusion? ... (3 replies)
... orida to manage the pain in my neck and also the numbness in my right pinky. The pain was relieved but the numbness is still there. My hope was to postpone any fusion until there were Cervical Disc replacements being done. In September, 2006, I saw 20 participating hospitals in the USA doing these disc replacements. ... (13 replies)
... I have heard it is very unwise to fuse above and below one vertebra, as it will put undue stress on that disk and you will end up having to have a second fusion down the line. ... (4 replies)
... I have no idea if he can do it at 3 levels, but I would highly recommend looking into it if you haven't done so, and then weighing your fusion vs ADR options... ... (13 replies)
... c7. Looking at the pictures, if the discs were removed and the space opened by either fusion or ADR, I believe the neck would straighten out. My fear is that fusion is permenent. If the ADRs fail, we can always go back and stabilize it using a plate ... I think. ... (13 replies)
... in Germany and I'm leaning toward Dr B. They want me to get a new MRI, so I'll get that scheduled in the next few weeks. They mentioned that I may need a forth level .... geeezzzz. No way will I do a 4 level fusion. wayyyy too scary. ... (13 replies)
... Well, fusion has been going on since the 50's and still is the gold standard of treatment. I bet there is some lawsuits that happen! ... (13 replies)
... There are problems with fusions, but the alternative of permanent nerve damage or paralysis from not doing anything, makes the fusion reasonable for me. ... (13 replies)
... It has nothing to really do with the discs, its the mechanics of your neck as a whole. I have kyphosis as well which was part my benifit of going thru with my fusion surgery so that it would help correct that curve. ... (13 replies)
... Also I will be getting 3 level cervical fusion with bone graft from hip, therefore same may or may not apply to yourselves. ... (7 replies)
... Go to Germany, if they dont think your a canadate for ADR they wont do it, they will do a fusion or what they feel is best they will give you all avaliable options and its your call-they dont force anything on you, but at least you'll be in a spot where you have options, the implants they use are not even being used in clinical trials here in the US-they are much more advanced... (13 replies)
... Hi ShepherdLady ..... I read some of your recent posts. You sound like you have my same problem and I hope all goes well for you in January! (Happy New Year) Although there are lawsuits with ADRs ... I'm certain there are as many with fusion. I'll be interested in seeing your results in Feb .... I have not yet determined what to do .... but my thoughts still lean towards... (13 replies)

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