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... Hi to all I also had an ACDF on Nov. 28/2003 and unfortunately before I even got a chance to feel better I had a car accident. A woman pulled right out in front of me and I had no where to go and we collided. My neuro. saw me the night of my accident (had C5-6 C6/7fused in Nov. with titanium pins and plates) and said that the pins and plates were in place and then the... (20 replies)
... Hi, I was diagnosed about two years ago at age 45 with cervical degeneration and bones spurs at C5-C6. I went through about 4 weeks of PT which helped the pain to become tolerable. Now about a month ago, the pain came back with a vengeange, with severe limited range of motion in my neck and pain across the shoulder bladers and down my right arm. I'm also having... (8 replies)
... I want to start off by saying WOW! I received my MRI results today after having an automobile accident on 12/10 this year. I am a little nervious about the results and was uncertain as to what I should do next. So, I have spent several hours today researching and reading about a years worth of post and you people have given me alot of insight on what I have to look forward... (0 replies)

... Hi - this is my first time on this message board and I am very thankful for the information I have read. My pain started about a year ago and was strictly in my neck. I constantly felt like I needed to twist and stretch it out, with alot of popping and cracking, and of course headaches. It then traveled down to the upper back (approx 3 months later) with the same need to... (1 replies)
... Hello, all! I'm new to the board. My son was in a bad car accident Saturday night, April 3rd, 2004. His seatbelt broke and he was ejected from the car (which the driver was speeding and my son was passenger). He was found face forward in a ditch about 25 feet from the car. To make a long story short, his injuries were a severe concussion and his neck was broken at C5-6... (2 replies)
... i have pain from my acdf surgery on c5, c6, c7 in august of 2002. i see a pain management doctor and it has helped me to deal with this constant pain in a way i could not have imagined i was also afraid of getting addicted to pain meds, but thankfully the pain management doctor and pain management psychologist helped me to understand i was going to be okay. i also found... (2 replies)
... I'm glad your surgery went so well. Mine is scheduled for March 16. I'm having an ACDF with cages at c56 & c67. I hope it goes as smoothly. Try not to do to much even though you feel good, as I think that could really slow you down. (4 replies)
... Found this board a few days before my surgery. Board was great in calming a lot of fears I had. I have had neck pain off and on for 2 years. I am a weight lifter and would get a bout of severe neck pain. The first time it happened I went to an orthopedist and the PA just dismissed it as a pulled muscle. After each bout I would take a week or two of from lifting. ... (4 replies)
... hi, I cannot tell you if this procedure is best for you, that is your Surgeons job. I can just give you my opinion. Have you had a second opinion???? Do you know the pros and cons of this surgery????? Have you tried Physical Therapy???? What tests have you had eg. MRI-CAT SCAN MYELOGRAM?? Have you had an EMG??? I hope I can help you out with any of your questions. ... (4 replies)
... I had c3, c4 and c5 done 9 years ago. The recovery for that wasn't quite as "comfortable" as this one has been, but still bearable. ... (4 replies)
... I was x-ray with degenerative disc disease at C5-6 with narrowing of neural foramen at this level on right side. I have pain, numbness and tinger feeling of my rt arms from sholder, arm, elbow, and finger. Is there any physical therapy I can do to strength something in my neck to open up the spacing at C5-6 so that the narrowing of neural foramen is widen. thank for any... (1 replies)
... New here sure could use some advise. April 03 arms, hands started staying numb for long period through the day, family doctor sent me for x-ray of neck. Results showed mild disc disease & dorsal spurring at c5-c6, minimally impinging on neural foramina. Long story short had EMG at neuro, (ortho & neuro both had said carpel tunnel both hands). Have had open surgury both... (1 replies)
... Hey everyone, Has anyone had a fusion without screws or plates? Had fusion on c5-6 in June. Neuro said to use plating would be overkill. Donor bone was used. Still don't know if I am fused or starting to fuse. Still in alot of pain, have new pain in right shoulder. The left arm was the reason for surgery. Neuro did order another MRI but it came out negative.... (2 replies)
... Hope someone can help. I had acdf c5-c6 no plate, donor bone 6/03. I now have new pain. It started out with pain on left side arm, neck, shoulder. Numbness, and no reflexes in left arm. Tried consevative methods spinal injections, pt, MRI noted herniated disc at c5-c6 level. I now have even more severe pain than before on the right side, neck, arm, shoulder, heaviness. ... (6 replies)
... Hi everyone, I recently had c5/6 facet blocks for the third time, and due to right arm pain I also had a nerve block at c6. The arm pain went and my headaches which were shocking have gone on the right which seems odd? I now have them on the left and upper left neck sharp jabs that lead to headache that spreads across both eyes. I am wondering whether this c6 nerve... (21 replies)
... Hi Everyone, Its been 7 weeks since my ACDF C5-C6 and C6-C7 with Plate. I had an appointment with the surgeon today. He reviewed my X-rays and everything is in its proper place, the plate and screws look good and the bones are fusing. My incision looks good, I still have a little swelling and that will go away in time. I was relieved to hear all that. Iím released to... (12 replies)
... Last Oct 2001, I woke up with a neck ache, shooting pains down my left arm and my left 3 fingers were numb. Had a MRI and it showed I had a herniated disk at C5/C6 and one at C6/C7. All non-surgical treatments failed and I was still in pain. On April 23,2002, I had Anterior Cervical Discectomy at the Florida Hospital in Orlando Florida. The Neurosurgen went in thru the front... (16 replies)
... Could some please explain to me what a syrinx is? Is it the same as a bone spur. I had a fusion done at level c5-6 about 2 years ago. The surgery went fine. I felt really good for the first year. But now if I over do things it starts to hurt again down the shoulder, back of neck and i get the burning and numbness down the right arm. Even my lower right back hurts. ... (5 replies)
Aug 19, 2016
... I'm also having headaches up the left side of my head and behind my eye. Can't understand how c5-6 would cause headaches and not arm pain. (1 replies)
... went to Neurosurgeon and he showed me on the computer screen with an ink pen pointing at 'spine my Vertebre ' C2,C3,C4,C5,C6, said might have to put two long rods one on each side of my spine from my tailbone to bottom of my scull OR at Min. 2 6' pins with screws to support my neck and would be a long Recovery ay my age and other problems , he said you would probley kick me if... (5 replies)

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