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... Hi Steph. I have to say.. I'm glad to hear that someone else experienced the firework awkwardness in their neck brace. ... (10 replies)
... I was recently In a car accident, and now my back and neck are really screwed up. right now I am in a standard neck brace but my doctor has informed me that I will have to switch to a much different sort of brace. depending on the x rays I could be in any one of these. ... (11 replies)
... There was no way I could drive with that as I could not move my neck left, right, up or down. ... (15 replies)

Double Trouble
Oct 25, 2003
... i had both the front and back of my neck done. ... (4 replies)
... I don't have experience with any of the ones you mention...I used an Aspen brace (which was pretty good and seemed reasonably comfortable). But my one suggestion is this - whatever one you get - ask for extra pads/lines for the brace. I had to pay for an extra set but then I could hand wash one set and let it dry while using the second set. (9 replies)
... I did have an aspen brace for 6 weeks. My surgeon said he's conservative when it comes to recovery so he insists on the brace for 6 weeks. ... (15 replies)
ACDF on Sept. 8
Sep 11, 2008
... That's why the back of my neck is sore. What's nice is, the original pain is gone!! That's a good thing. ... (13 replies)
Need Support
Oct 27, 2006
... ind that on my side with a 'spongy' pillow under my head is the best sleeping position. Some folks I've seen here are comfortable on their back with a supportive neck pillow. ... (20 replies)
... CDF with donor bone is no big thing as some newbie maggie boasted about having two of them one in oct and one dec, but did she have them done in the back of her neck like i had? ... (16 replies)
... n pain. My arm would get tired real easy for a few months too. It gets better every day, and the doc says it just takes time for the nerves to heal up. I wore an Aspen neck brace for 6 weeks post op and was off work for eight weeks. I hated that collar at first, but after awhile it got easier to cope with. ... (6 replies)
... Still with the Aspen neck brace on. ... (44 replies)
... I had an Aspen collar for about 6 weeks post-op. I did go out (to friend's homes, out to dinner, with my husband to the grocery store). I highly reccomend you stay as physcially active as you can - even if it's just a walk around the block. I only went out a few times and sat on my but for the rest of the time. When I went back to work at 7 weeks post-op I was exhausted. ... (10 replies)
... I have an Aspen neck brace and I am to wear it for 2 weeks. I also have a pink philly hard foam type to wear in shower. ... (36 replies)
... I had my acdf March 16th and I wear a hard Aspen collar 7x24 and will do until the end of June. I'm wondering if the material is different as I don't get hot although it took me a long time to get use to it! ... (7 replies)
... I really like what the others have posted here regarding some of your questions: Will the surgery really help her? How risky is this? I just started week 3 of recovery for an acdf c5-c6, herniated and compressing nerve roots with numbness as the predominant symptom in both hands and all fingers. Parts of arms and shoulder as well. I never had too much pain leading up to... (6 replies)
... I really think wearing a neck brace post ACDF helped me. ... (10 replies)
... You can find pictures of each of these braces if you do some research. I wore an Aspen brace. The Aspen has pads in it that cushion it where your body rests on it. ... (11 replies)
... my friend's neighbor is in his 50's and had the surgery 10 years ago and has had a fantastic recovery. He later had a second surgery at a different level in the neck and still says he's glad he did both surgeries. ... (6 replies)
... C7. I had it done to relieve extensive pain, numbness and tingling from my neck all the way down my left arm. It worked very well and I was symptom free for 18 months. 6 months ago the symptoms came back. ... (8 replies)
... I had the Aspen cervical collar. I just saw a patient wearing an Aspen CTO while in my surgeon's office for my checkup. ... (11 replies)

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