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... Hi th2ju, I'm a mom who had my acdf in April. ... (4 replies)
... I am schedule at the end of the month for a long anticipated ACDF surgery! ... (9 replies)
... I wanted to post an update to my recovery from 1 level ACDF surgery in 2010. It seems difficult to get any long term information following surgeries so here goes... ... (3 replies)

... I guess all I can do is take his advice and reassurance about recovery and hope for the best. Does anyone know how long the actual surgery takes for this level of ACDF? ... (11 replies)
... I'm only 11 weeks post ACDF and I consider the surgery very successful. I update my recovery in the thread "ACDF Recovery Update". My biggest concerns are long term effects, but only time will tell what they are. Read my thread for all the details. ... (25 replies)
... I am having the same surgery on November 18. I have had previous ACDF surgery and was told to walk by my doctor. I wasn't given any specific diet but I did stock up on soft foods such as soup, popsicles, yogurt, etc. ... (11 replies)
... Glad my posts are helpful! I remember before my surgery feeling very worried because most of the posts on here are from people with complications. The ACDF patients with good outcomes are out enjoying life. I figured it doesn't take much effort to post an update every once in while and some people might benefit. ... (69 replies)
... laminoplasty in 2011, the surgeon actually came into my recovery room a few hours after surgery and removed the collar they'd given me. Said he'd rather I not wear one. ... (11 replies)
ACDF recovery
Oct 12, 2013
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ACDF recovery
Oct 11, 2013
... level ACDF seventeen years ago, the surgeon told me that I could wear a SOFT collar "if I wanted to". Never even gave me a hard collar. ... (5 replies)
... I just passed the 1 year mark since my C6/7 ACDF surgery. It seems like so long ago that I was dealing with constant arm pain, muscle weakness, and pins and needles. Overall, I feel great. I've been playing golf almost every weekend for the past 2 months. I never have the pins and needles feeling in my arm. My strength seems fully recovered. The only issues I have are... (69 replies)
... Overall, I think my recovery is going very well. ... (69 replies)
... Hello everyone. I had an ACDF at the C5 to C7 6 weeks ago. I had it after stuggling with nagging neck pain sfor 15 years and since I was 20 yrs of age. ... (5 replies)
... where does appropriate recovery from ACDF stop and overdoing it start? ... (11 replies)
ACDF recovery time
Dec 15, 2006
... Hi board! After a slip and fall on 2/10/06, I had ACDF C5-C7 surgery on 11/16/06. I must say I am feeling pretty good, mostly aches and stiffness but very little pain. I go back to the surgeon on 12/20 for my first ost-op. When we first discussed the surgery, he said recovery time would be 8-12 weeks. Of course after surgey I have spent alot of time on the internet... (4 replies)
... op for my PLIF and my back rarely hurts more than a "2". The ACDF was a breeze compared to the PLIF, but I went into it knowing I had a great surgeon. I would have both done again without hesitation. ... (69 replies)
... e to be sure everything is where it is supposed to be. I expect I might have some spasm issues as healing continues as well. But it is still very early in your recovery process... and my understanding from many posts that I have read, is that you have to be patient with the recovery process... as it tends to be slow. ... (69 replies)
... Hi BirdMan and Everyone, I was on this board a few months ago... but have been busy as business has picked up for my soils lab. I'm still in line for the ACDF and have set up for Nov 1 (All Saints Day) but am trying to get my lab sample load under control first... as I will close down my lab for at least two weeks for recovery ( I do have some help there). Ths NS assures me... (69 replies)
... however, I do not want to jeopardize my fusion recovery and want to make the right choice. ... (1 replies)
... Hello! I had a two-level ACDF without plating using donor bone plugs on 6/30/04 and I have done fantastic. Re: hospital bed- I didn't need one. I am 42 yr. old female of normal weight, no other problems with mobility. My NS said not to sleep in recliner--his only rec. was firm bed or straight back chair. Best advice was from this board for U-shaped cervical pillow and... (9 replies)


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