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... d the cervical area that in turned stretched the muscles and inflammed the disk area. When I lay down I have to watch putting pressure on my neck area because at C6 being inflammed it pushes on the nerve and gives almost like being hit on the funny bone that doesn't go away. ... (9 replies)
... c6 acdf done in may of 2008. Right after the surgury I really felt great. My doctor prescribed physical therapy which I did fora couple of months. ... (2 replies)
... Yo Maw maw I'm two weeks outa the operation this time around. I only had a single fusion (C6/7). I have plate and 4 screws. Had bone graft taken from hip. Told that I can take collar off today. Still getting pain across shoulder blades etc if I move head too extravagantly. I drove a couple of days ago without too many problems tho wouldn't drive too far. Have had very... (22 replies)

ACDF next week
Feb 18, 2004
... Hi and welcome! I am two weeks status post ACDF on C5-C6 with titanium plate. This is a great board to get information from on this particular surgery. I think the thing you will notice most is there are a broad variety of experiences - many positive, some negative and a lot in between. I can only speak of my experience. I had severe left arm pain that sounds a lot... (9 replies)
... hi, I cannot tell you if this procedure is best for you, that is your Surgeons job. I can just give you my opinion. Have you had a second opinion???? Do you know the pros and cons of this surgery????? Have you tried Physical Therapy???? What tests have you had eg. MRI-CAT SCAN MYELOGRAM?? Have you had an EMG??? I hope I can help you out with any of your questions. ... (4 replies)
... First of all I want to say I am new to the healthboards site but have spent some time reading other posts which have been helpful as I don't feel alone. To give everyone a quick background I am 47 and back in my 20's was in an accident where I received whiplash but at that age bounced back with no problems. In 2005 had a bulging C6-C7 disc which healed with therapy and meds.... (25 replies)
... and early signals of myelomalacia. He phoned me out the blue to inform me that I needed urgent surgery and that this would be needed in 2 weeks. This would be an ACDF operation. ... (1 replies)
... He also confirmed i needed surgery immediately. I am having ACDF this Wed. ... (9 replies)
... He also confirmed i needed surgery immediately. I am having ACDF this Wed. ... (0 replies)
... Jenny and SO125, I was just hoping to be farther along than I am as far as recovery is concerned. I never thought I would be this weak, still having sleeping and swallowing issues and getting pain on/off like I am. Never having surgery before I guess I was uninformed and didn't research the recovery enough. I only researched the surgery and surgeons. My fault. Just glad... (5 replies)
... I went back to work as a teacher (4th grade)on 2/14 (Monday). There have been many ups and downs. After school each day the recliner was my best friend for the entire evening other than dinner. I was exhausted, sore and achy a few days but in excruciating pain for 2 of the days. (took hydrocodone which I hadn't done for a very long time) Not sure what I did to cause the... (5 replies)
... C7 ACDF in 06 and then a posterior foraminotomy in 08. ... (5 replies)
... My last image shows edema of the disc and compression disc deformity below the level of my c5 c6 acdf, with titanium plates and screws. ... (0 replies)
... I had and acdf of c5 c6 back in feb of 2010. I have been in more pain after the surgery than before, alot of pain in the upper back neck and shoulders, shoulder blades. ... (9 replies)
... Has anyone ever heard of a time frame for increasing risk of permanent nerve damage for a spinal nerve root compression at C5-C6? I began having a stiff neck & shoulder about 7 months ago. My symptoms increased, and I now experience neck and shoulder pain, tingling down my right arm (within past 2 weeks, even started in left arm), muscle weakness in right arm, muscle spasms... (1 replies)
... Just wanted to see if anyone had experienced this: Its been 3wks. since my c5-c6 acdf and I`m alot of pain still in my neck and upper back that radiates accross the top of my shoulders. Its concentrated on the left, which is the side I had problems on before the surgery, but the pain symptoms are different than my pre-surgery symptoms. I have burning down the side of my neck... (2 replies)
... I just got the great news that my fusion has taken very well and the C5/C6 area is now one bone! My Operation was only a little over 2 months ago. :) For what it's worth my operation was August 14th, 2006 1) ACDF C5/C6 2) OWN BONE 3) NO HARDWARE 4) PHILLY COLLAR 2 MONTHS (16 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)
... Hi Mike, Man, did you hit a nerve (no pun intended) with me. I had two levels in my neck messed up and L5-S1 at the same time. Mine was due to genetics and getting old, but the pain still was similar to yours. I had the arm, hand and chest pain on left side, and could barely walk due to the cramping and pain in my left leg. I looked like a little old man walking around :)... (9 replies)
ACDF c5 and c6
Jul 6, 2004
... Hi Colt, I had ACDF C5-6 and C6-7 on June 30th. I too am doing very well with the exception of having to return to the hospital after the first night when I couldn't swallow my meds. Got this under control and so far I am feeling pretty good. My voice is almost normal. I don't really have much pain...I think I handle pain better than most. I had complete nerve blockage at... (5 replies)

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