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... The surgery itself went very well. ... (2 replies)
... not that long ago but everyday since has been hell. I have read many posts that people have waited a very long time before they have surgery. I understand that surgery is the LAST resort and this is probably why people wait. ... (9 replies)
... I had a C5-C6 and C6-C7 fusion last July. Exactly as you describe. Donor bone graft and Titanium plate. I spent one night in the hospital and went home early the next morning. Your throat will be sore when you wake up. Take some of that throat spray that helps numb a sore throat. It really helps for the day or so that your throat will be sore from the tube. I had a soft... (2 replies)

... Yes, I had some burning sensation. It must be the damaged nerves. I am 4 wks post op ACDF C5-C6. I saw my doctor yesterday and he mentioned it can take the nerves up to 6 months to heal after surgery. Hope you feel better!! (23 replies)
... Jas1964- welcome to these boards. It's been a Lil while since I have had much to say. Just brooding over all I had taken in! Just today your post enlightened me to do something that, I had not given any thought to. Which is kinda funny only because, I feel I never miss to much when it comes to my health. I just had my ACDF C5-C6 on Dec 7, 2011. I have been following the Docs... (9 replies)
... d instant major neck pain and left arm went cold. Pain in left scapula area was just horrific for almost 3 weeks. Had emg of left arm that showed radiculopathy c5 c6 an had wrist drop....I had normal grip, but the wrist would not bring them up any higher and thumb and 1st digit were a bit numb. ... (13 replies)
... d instant major neck pain and left arm went cold. Pain in left scapula area was just horrific for almost 3 weeks. Had emg of left arm that showed radiculopathy c5 c6 an had wrist drop....I had normal grip, but the wrist would not bring them up any higher and thumb and 1st digit were a bit numb. ... (13 replies)
... after I finished school, and almost 5 years after my first surgery, the familiar pain returned. After 2 months of pt, they did an MRI and the NS scheduled me for surgery immediately. ... (2 replies)
... gery. Dr. Hartl is also the surgeon that operated on the firefighter that had top jump off that 50 foot bulding last year. If he could save him he could do the surgery on me. i also realy liked Dr. DiGiacinto and probably would of immediately whent with him, but I am nopt thrilled with St. Lukes. ... (20 replies)
... I am a male, 5'11", 166 lbs., who has been getting steroid injections at C5/C6 to control the side effects of C5/C6 cervical stenosis, all of which I have seen listed here: pains all over my body, neck and face, bottoms of my feet, my ankles, etc. While getting shots, I tried repeatedly to get the sort of pain meds that I CAN take, not that which makes me worse, from my... (4 replies)
... The orthopaedic surgeon cancelled my appointments for an EMG and Spinal Epidural as he feels surgery is needed instead. ... (4 replies)
... I thought i would reply. I had the surgery feb, 2010. I did not have forarm pain before my surery, just pain going to about my biceps on both sides. ... (8 replies)
... herniation with attendant shoulder pain numbness in my feet. Three weeks ago my NS said surgery ASAP he scared me quite a bit. I now have gathered my courage and will see him tomorrow to fix a date. ... (9 replies)
C5 C6 Fusion
Oct 19, 2005
... c6 fusion, and that if i dont have the surgery the area will calcify, and will form a bone spur and i will be in much more pain than im in now. Im only 22. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this board (but a regular on the back problems board as I'll be having a decompression surgery on L3,L4,L5 sometime this year for severe spinal stenosis and extensive facet arthritis). I just got the results of my C-spine T-spine MRI: Any insight would be appreciated. C2-C3, C3-C4, C4-C5: Unremarkable! (THANK GOD!!!) C5-C6: Irregular left... (3 replies)
C5-c6
Jun 17, 2011
... Thats not my concern,my left arm no longer works,I can operate my hand and forearm,but not the bicep or back of shoulder ,getting told the nerve on c5 c6 has shut down,and when asking will my arm work again I get told they do not no,could take nine months or may never wake up. ... (5 replies)
... Before I schedule the surgery should I get a second opinion? ... (7 replies)
... The first time I had the surgery there was not cord involvement. I am wondering what this could mean for me. ... (6 replies)
... jury and balance issues and was diagnosed with cervical myelopathy due to cord compression and severe narrowing of the nerural foramina. MRI showed t2 signal at c5 c6 on basis of myelomalacia. had hyper knee reflexes in knees. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Maw Maw, I had ACDF on C5-6 and C6-7 last June. I was out of work for 8 weeks and in the collar for 4 months. The total time for fusion to complete is about a year. From 6 months on it is just weight lifting restriction (I was on 25lbs at 6 months). You will feel better in about 2-3 weeks, but about 6 weeks is when you feel about normal. The first week or two is a... (22 replies)


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