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... If it is he reccomends a Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. ... (3 replies)
... bulletin board community, and I would really value some input from people who have undergone posterior cervical foraminotomy or know something about it. ... (4 replies)
... expecting to set a date for ACDF. Instead, my neurosurgeon, after looking at MRIs taken today and three months ago, has changed his recommendation to Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. ... (4 replies)

... on Monday. Recovery was awful. ... (0 replies)
... Please let me know how your recovery goes! For my ACDF I was out of workf or 6 weeks, I'm not sure how long this posterior cervical foraminotomy will keep me out. ... (10 replies)
... Just got back from the doc's and he said I will probably need a posterior cervical foraminotomy. ... (0 replies)
... The posterior aproach is a more painful surgery recovery and surgery itself. I ended up with a staph infection after the surgery and was hospitallized for 1 week. ... (28 replies)
... on Monday the 16th. Recovery room was awful. ... (1 replies)
... My chain of events are a bit backwards from yours meaning that I had the foraminotomy and now I may be going in to have an ADR, or ACDF. ... (10 replies)
... rdware put in. They simply drilled out a piece of bone, removed the part of the disc that was pressing on the nerve and freed up more space, and closed it up. My recovery was fast, I was back at work full time in just over two weeks. ... (28 replies)
... C7 2006 then posterior cervical foraminotomy with some bone fragments also used to help the fusion in 2008. ... (17 replies)
... Waking up in the recovery room was bad. ... (8 replies)
... The foraminotomy is less invasive and my recovery time seems pretty quick to me. Time will tell how well it all works out, but so far I feel I've been fortunate. ... (28 replies)
... Thanks for all the info. I will look at the previuos posts. A couple of other questions if you don't mind. Are you wearing a cervical collar and if so for how long? ... (28 replies)
... Debbie, I really cant help you out but can tell you the a posterior foraminotomy/lami at the c-spine level IS painful and a longer recovery. I had c6-7 done in 6/2003 and still have muscle pain etc. good luck Lori (2 replies)
... Eric, there is one issue in particular that doesn't get much mention here. The aging process cannot be stopped. The spine (the discs, in particular) begins degenerating surprisingly early in life - let's say, 30, in very general terms. A COMPLETELY succesful surgical solution does not mean that you go back to square one. Life will continue, and your body will continue to... (4 replies)
... I'm glad to hear that your recovery time was fairly quick after your cervical laminectomy and that you're having more good days than bad days now. ... (4 replies)
... interesting for you to see another MRI a bit further down the track as well to see if you can visibly see the decompression. If your arm symptoms don't show some recovery will you still then consider ACDF to see if you can get a reversal of the symptoms? ... (28 replies)
... My recovery continues to be up and down but mostly up, I think. ... (28 replies)
... I just posted a new thread about my posterior fusion, sounds like you're in the same situation I was in. It's a bigger procedure, longer recovery but if your symptoms are bad worthwhile thinking about. ... (28 replies)

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