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... weeks for a one level ACDF. I know that I would not have been able to return to work a week ago. I'm questioning if I will be ready for full time after four weeks. I am dreading sitting in that desk chair when I return. ... (5 replies)
... one day a persistent sore muscle I thought came from sleeping wrong suddenly hurt like throbbing hell and wouldn't stop. I was out of work about one week before the surgery, and about two weeks after. ... (5 replies)
... but can't really afford to stay off work that long. My questions concern people's experiences with returning to work.... ... (1 replies)

... I was off work for 8 weeks. My job is very physical so the doctor was conservative on sending me back. I was in no hurry. ... (1 replies)
... and was told I could go back to work in 3 wks. ... (5 replies)
... I don't want to go back to work to soon and do more damage! ... (0 replies)
... c5 laminaplasty. In both cases I was in the hospital for 3 days, home for 1 day and then back to work. ... (5 replies)
... I'm glad you had 3 OK days out of 5 on your return to work!!! I hope it gets better and better. Best of luck to you. ... (5 replies)
... I had a one level fusion with hip bone on Jan 6. I felt ready to return to work in about 4 weeks-though my insurance would have let me have 6 weeks. Everyone is different. My one real complaint was being tired all the time, but that gradually goes away. (6 replies)
... If you are in front of a computer, the first thing you should do when you go back to work is check your "posture" - make sure your keyboard is at "the right" height and your chair "fits" (rear against the back, feet on the floor) and monitor is at a comfortable position in front of you. As far as timing, everyone is different - I own my own (computer) business and I had to... (5 replies)
... I'm in PT right now. Most of my life is back. I still have knots in my neck to my shoulder blades. Can't seem to get rid of them. ... (24 replies)
... thinking the date the physician denotes as the expected return to work date is what drives the claim. In fact, the dates means very little. ... (13 replies)
... and I ended up off of work for 6 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... I went back to work at 7 weeks post ACDF. ... (6 replies)
... I too have had many surgeries and returned to work quickly after most of them. ... (11 replies)
... I just typed up a big response to you when the WiFi died. So let me know if I leave anything out I should have mentioned. ... (13 replies)
ACDF on Sept. 8
Sep 13, 2008
... rom home initially, using the laptop my company gave me when I started. I initially asked for 5 weeks of leave of absence, as everyone is different when it comes to recovery from ACDF. ... (13 replies)
... You probably won't need the hospital bed though, please ask your doc for his opinion. My guess is he'll expect you to be up and around soon and say you shouldn't need the bed. ... (13 replies)
... I would suggest desk duty for a long time. I have had 3 cervical spine surgeries and it is no picnic. How on earth would you be able to apprehend a EDP on a wild rage? ... (15 replies)
... All of the terrible nerve pain in my legs was gone upon awakening from the anesthesia, but there was a lot of pain from the surgery itself. I was able to return to work March 21, 2010 under a 20 pound restriction and by June I was able to get myself up and down from groundlevel without much discomfort. ... (69 replies)

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