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... I am 55 and facing this same surgery probably in march. ... (9 replies)
... should i have this surgery? I am scared. (9 replies)
... Hi X-Man and Ricki, Thanks so very much for the info. My director's wife had ACDF w/plate in Nov. and says she can "feel the plate." Not a complaint, just statement of fact. That does not sound pleasant. X-man makes a very valuable point--the more intervention, the more risk for complication. I have to keep doing mental health checks on myself--the constant aching, pain... (23 replies)

... Hey boxer_dog_luv, I agree regarding the injections. Sounds like you have suffered enough, and at some point permanent nerve damage can occur without surgery. I tried the epidurals and they didn't help much so I can't give much encouragement in that direction. I will check back to see how you're doing. Ricki (23 replies)
... use plates nowadays and I believe we have some of the finest doctors and facilities here. I heard one time that they used to only use plates for multi level ACDF surgery because it was too expensive a procedure to use it for a one level ACDF!! Can you believe it? ... (23 replies)
... boxer dog luv, Sorry to hear about your friend's negative hospital experience. My experiences have been basically positive but there is no doubt that even with caring nursing care, they are spread way too thin over too many patients, especially during the night shift. After a couple of negative experiences with overnight stays I made arrangements to have my husband stay... (23 replies)
... if I had known I was "tearing up" my neck I would have stopped years ago. I have never had general anesthesia surgery before. Am esp. ... (23 replies)
... I try not to make more out of this, since others can have worse fates. But, I feel like I was given a "disability" or permanent injury. But if many of you have surgery and feel good as new, that gives me hope. ... (23 replies)
... I agree Rolex; I probably will chose not to do roller coasters (haven't since the neck probs >5 yrs), just like I don't enjoy ice/roller skating now since the floor is farther away :) I think it is the whole psychological thing at this point--not feeling like the choice I am making will mean "giving up" on activities or becoming handicapped (we hope). No substitute for... (23 replies)
... tingling and weakness is actually getting worse. I fear that surgery is inevitable for me. ... (23 replies)
... You guys can do it if you want, but I suffered for almost 2 years before surgery because of a roller coaster ride. Most of them post a sign that says to avoid if you have back or neck problems. ... (23 replies)
... Just wanted to say that it's nice to hear some positive and encouraging posts once in a while. I may be facing surgery soon and I am trying to remain optimistic. ... (23 replies)
... Hello all! I have lurked for a while but I’d like to share my MRI results (past and present). I was diagnosed with Spasmodic Torticollis in 2008 after two years of suffering from horrible seizure like “episodes”. Apparently I have cluster headaches which the cause is my Cervical Dystonia. I am allergic to all Triptans so I started Botox therapy which has helped some. Not... (2 replies)
... Also arthoscopic shoulder surgery required for tear to glenoid labrum and impingement. ... (0 replies)
... I have figured out that surgery is likely my best option for regaining function and range of motion in my arm and shoulder. ... (7 replies)
... I have not read through all the posts, however your condition seems very similar to mine, I have tried cervical traction, in numerous different one point I was attaching bungee cords to my neck collar and hanging them from a pole in my door way, then would just bend my knees and wait a while...I have also had ones that pump up, plastic ones, been given traction at... (28 replies)
... Neurologist is adamant that surgery is needed. ... (10 replies)
... I couldn't live without my traction unit. It relieves the majority of my pain instantly! (28 replies)
... I an in Constant severe neck/back/head/shoulder/arm pain for more than 2 years since head injury. Head has improved but severe cervical and related upper back/arms/shoulder stiffness with 24x7 pain. Some releif when I lie down otherwise severe pain in vertical position. Arms/Shoulder are weak, numb and painful (shoulder in particular) PT/Medication etc. dont help much-... (28 replies)
... I've posted a few times but now I have seen a few doctors and have reached a dilemma many seem to face here, whether to have surgery or wait. ... (3 replies)

Associated Tags: c5 c6 .acdf, cervical canal stenosis, disc-osteophyte complex, foraminal stenosis, foraminotomy, fusion surgery, neck, pinched nerve

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