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... How are you feeling since you had the surgery ? Also who performed the surgery ? (34 replies)
... I had a ACDF of C5-6 C6-7 12/9/10 and went back to work mid Feb. I drove at about 2-3 after surgery. I was concerned about driving in poor weather. Good luck I'm sure all will go smoothly (34 replies)
... Thanks for the feedback. Since my post I have just finished the 3 day Prednisilone oral course which has helped alleviate some of the pain. However, now for the first time I am getting tingling sensations in my left thumb and index finger which I never had before. Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels? ... (6 replies)

... The C6 nerves go there, as well as triceps and maybe some biceps. ... (6 replies)
... Hi all, I had a 3 level ACDF last Friday, C4/5, C5/6, C6/7. Not the nicest of operations as a lot of you Will be aware. Anyway, yesterday I was sitting down and suddenly came across all dizzy. My arms and hands then started buzzing, it felt like I had turned into an electric sander. My heart rate went up and I had to really concentrate on my breathing, while totally... (11 replies)
... I have myelomalacia .... Had it before and after my ACDF 4-5-6 . My spinal cord was flattered to 5 mm . Had a lot of neck pain before and my walking was messed up and very fatigued! After ... Horrible arm pain and numbness in right hand,actually entire right side was affected, tingles hip pain ect... Now I am 7 months out and things are some better ,I take gabapenton which... (15 replies)
... kitti - thanks. I did end up getting in to see a second opinion - they want to do ACDF C3-C4 and C4-C5 - she doesn't want to do the C5-C6 level because of my age. I am finding it all very overwhelming to think about having neck surgery as I have a young child, can't get a job until I have recovered, and I guess just because it is a scary thing. I guess I am more afraid of... (17 replies)
... Hi, I maybe in the initial stage of what you are going through. I had pain that radiated from my neck to my right upper arm for the first week but the pain resolved itself after 1-2 weeks. Now (3 weeks or so) its just a feels a little ache in the neck. What worried me was my arm feeling weak. especially wrist action. Its not a total lost of strength but noticeably... (18 replies)
... Hello everyone, I have had 3 ACDF surgeries on C3/4, C4/5, C5/6, and C6/7, and now have 4 donor bones, double titanium and a single titanium plate with screws and cages. Everything is fused, and I'm trying my hardest to live a normal life (which is pretty hard). I would like to get in shape again and have slowly been running a few more miles each time I work out... (2 replies)
... C6,partial medium tear of rotator cuff in right shoulder with water buildup above it.I got the acdf at 30 months. ... (2 replies)
... I do wish you all the best with your post opp. I can relate with you every step of the way as i had c4/c5 and c6/c7 posterior foraminotomy 9 weeks ago. The first 2 weeks i felt pretty good and seemed to get worse after that and shaking alot and burning in finger tips but i was constantly reasured that this was normal as the nerves are now coming back to life after 7 years and... (7 replies)
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Jun 23, 2012
... hi. I had similar MRI results, I held off of surgery until the pain and loss of movement got the better of me. I was so scared about neck surgery. I had an ACDF, anterior cervical disk fusion at the c4-c5, c5-c6. Being fused at two disk sites that connect, I was told of possible loss of range of motion of my neck. They surgery was successfully done in 2007 and I was pain free... (6 replies)
Post acdf 7 weeks
Feb 28, 2012
... I'm post acdf and the surgery worked really well on most of the left arm radiculopathy. BUT I still don't have my voice back. I choke when I try to drink all the time. ... (1 replies)
Post op
Feb 12, 2012
... ACDF surgery I am to have ACDF surgery between C5-C6 a week from today. I have been diagnosed with stenosis and myelopthy. A friend of mine said that I should get a second opinion from a neurosurgeon. I liked my orthopedic surgeon but I am not sure what to do. I had the surgery and the pain is gone but I still have numbness in my thumb and occasionally comes back in my... (2 replies)
... sonable. You may very well need foraminotomies later. Maybe even soon. Last spring, before I got a laminoplasty done, one surgeon actually proposed scheduling an ACDF with a foraminotomy two weeks later. ... (13 replies)
... l along too! I have never been so serious about anything like, I have been with this whole spinal issue. You know from other boards that,I quit smoking with an ACDF in mind. I have read about how others have not been patient and, thus are having more problems. I am hoping to make this a one shot deal. ... (53 replies)
... To start with, you have developmental canal stenosis, which means that your spinal canal is too narrow TO START WITH. That's hereditary. It means that anything that intrudes into the canal over time can have an exaggerated effect because the spinal cord and the nerve roots have no leeway (and you have plenty of things intruding, I'm sorry to say). C2-3 - This is a level... (7 replies)
... Hi I had ACDF on 2 levels C5-6 C6-7 with fusion on Aug 9th and am HALF way done with 6 week recovery. My kids all older 20 and 17....hubby doing pretty much everything. I have hard collar and have been ordered to wear it 24/7 for 6 weeks. I am counting the days till it comes off. Just returned to work (stock broker at small firm) last Friday for a half day...2 1/2 days this... (7 replies)
... Hi, Everyone, I had ACDF C5-6 in 2007. I then had ACDF C6-7 in January 2011. I've had chronic pain after this recent surgery, but in the past two weeks it has gotten even worse. And in the past 2 days, it has become severe. I woke up this morning and anytime I move my head even a millimeter, I get an excruciating pain. Even when it is still, the pain is horrible. ... (2 replies)
... 6 mos post-op ACDF & balance problems still exist I had whiplash from a car accident in 2003 & pain for the most part subsided 2 yrs later after PT & Chiro treatments & I thought everything was healed. No mri had ever been ordered & I was told it was only soft tissue damage. In 2009 I had a few falls rollerblading (no helmet, silly me). I got checked at hospital emerg &... (15 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, balance, falling, falls, foraminal stenosis, no pain, numb fingers, paracentral disc protrusion, recovery, weak arms

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