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... Had my 2 level ACDF 2 yrs ago. ... (4 replies)
... Its been 7 months since my ACDF at c4-c5,c5-c6 and c6-c7.Id like to say all is well but I cant.I still experience severe pain in neck ,shoulders and now base of skull. I also still continue to have numbness and weekness in both arms and hands.Have lived on pain meds since with no releif. Neuro treferred me to PM and am now sceduled for nerve block injections in neck ,mid spine... (2 replies)
... Jen, Your symptoms are consitant with C6-7. I had much the same, then had ACDF surgery in June of 04 on C5-6 and C6-7. Your course of treatment is pretty normal. You should post on the front page if you won't get lost in another thread. Dennis (258 replies)

... but golf ball feeling is going away. Like a lot of people after ACDF we have to eat tiny pieces of food, crush pills and chew for a longer period of time. ... (12 replies)
... I can post study results for ACDF which will show you that the success ratio is 98. ... (80 replies)
... I just had ACDF surgery ten days ago to fuse my C5-C6 due to a degenerating disc that was putting pressure on my spinal cord (impingement). The disc was also compressing nerves. A nerve test was also done prior to the surgery and it was confirmed that nerve problems stemmed from the C5-C6 area. I am wearing a Phila******a collar for at least six weeks and had to rent a... (3 replies)
ACDF c5 and c6
Jul 1, 2004
... First of all I want to say hello. I wish I had found this site sooner. I underwent ACDF of c5 and c6 4 days ago. For the last three months I coulden't sleep more that a few hours before waking in pain, and it controlled my thoughts almost every waking moment. ... (5 replies)
... Dee, Welcome To The Boards. You Will Find Alot Of People Here That Can Help Answer Your Questions. I Would See An Orthopedic Spinal Specialist. I Am Not Familiar With Congential Fusion But Would Think That They Would Have To Remove All The Bone Spurs That Grew Over The Disc Space To Free Up The Nerves. A Myelogram Is The Best Test. I Had One Which Showed Everything... (6 replies)
... to remove spurs on C5 and C6 and replace the disk. I am rather scared, though, I am soo tired of the pain, which has become constant now after 3 years. ... (7 replies)
Help reading MRI
Sep 6, 2003
... s before surgery. NS did not order anything. Ive had 3 children natural and 1 c section and that was a breeze compared to what I felt like when I woke up after acdf surgery. Dont want to scare any one, I just believe my NS is full of it, and has no compassion for his patients. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Dawn, I had ACDF on C5/C6 and C6/C7 with donor bone and plate. You can review my previous posts. I was in the hospital over night and I only had to wear a soft collar while in the hospital and while driving in a car. My throat was sore for about week and the pain from the surgery lasted about 10 days. I went back to work part time after 2 weeks. I have an office job and... (4 replies)
... Hi all. I underwent an ACDF at C6-C7 on Wednesday, April 3rd. I'm writing this post to give a bright report for those of who may be considering the procedure to alleviate symptoms related to herniated cervical discs. After my own time reviewing posts prior to meeting with my neurosurgeon, I was terribly anxious and somewhat terrified to undergo the surgery. Most of what we... (6 replies)
... I think my story is a bit similar to both of yours in that I was not in pain...I see that most people reach acdf as a means to end pain, not so for me. ... (10 replies)
... C7 ACDF in 2006. I did have an Aspen Brace for 6 weeks. Some doctors feel that a brace is not needed but my surgeon uses them just for extra support. ... (14 replies)
... Hello all, I had an C5-6 ACDF performed in the Fall of 2006 after not having any luck with physical therapy, injections, traction, etc. for my herniated disc with neck pain/stiffness and right arm/hand pain/tingling. I had a quick recovery and was feeling fine. My surgeon noted that I was fully fused (had used allograft and a plate system), but that I did have a bone spur... (0 replies)
... Hi! I hope all is better. My husband had a ACDF C5-7 Sept '05 and he has had intermittant problems with muscle spasms. He says it feels like nerve pain or bone on bone pain. Sometimes the pain +/or spasms lasts 3 to 4 weeks then disappear. It happened 4 times since surgery. It usually starts when he has done too much with his upper extremities eg. pushing, pulling or lifting... (15 replies)
... Nero - I am 6 weeks post op ACDF C5-C6 and C6-C7 with plate and own bone. It took me about a month to get around with out a cane...Doc said that was slower than most. I did have a "lump" in my throat and could not eat solid food other than soup, refried beans, jello for about 2 weeks. Doc said it was scar tissue and told me to rub Cocoa butter with Vitamin E on the... (24 replies)
May 5, 2016
... 1 week post ACDF I am one week post of C5-C6. C6-C7 ACDF. The past 2 days, I have been experiencing intermittent very painful spasms in my shoulder blade and extending into my shoulder and down the arm. I am taking muscle relaxers and using a heating pad to no avail. Has anyone else had this? (0 replies)
... I hade c5/6 ACDF Oct 2011 and recovery was not too bad. Now Im having anterior c5 & c6 corpectomy, c4/5 & c6/7 fusion, and posterior wiring on Dec 10 2012. Ive heard that going through the back is always worse. Im sorry that you having such a hard time. Ive been trying to prepare for the pain. Most people I talk to are surprised that Im so much done. Im in pain everyday and... (5 replies)
... pain where I described, diagnosis, and ultimately acdf surgery. ... (1 replies)

Associated Tags: acdf, back pain, c6-c7, cervical hernaition, pain management, spinal & foraminal stenosis, spinal cord

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