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... the two weeks was fine for me, physically. I can't take vicodin due to allergies, so I was on a mix of oxycontin and dilaudid the week before and the first week after surgery. ... (5 replies)
... The doctors will blame anxiety and depression for the problem. The reality is that if you are anxious and depressed it comes after the plate problem. I have had no other issues than the soreness from the expansion of the spine due to the insertion of the bone graft. ... (25 replies)
... days after surgery for half days. It was too soon. I needed another week. ... (12 replies)

... r body that you're flooded with hormones and neurotransmitters during the process, and that your emotional regulators are completely out of whack for a long time after the surgery as a result. ... (7 replies)
After ACDF c5-7
Feb 13, 2007
... wringing over how I thought friends and family perceived me after the surgery. But I finally just got stubborn and decided I was going to do what was right for me regardless of what anyone else thought. ... (9 replies)
... Surg warned me that I would have this sensation after surgery and that it may take weeks for it to go away. It just depends on the person, everbody heals at a different pace. ... (25 replies)
Home after ACDF
Mar 17, 2004
... I just read something really interesting about depression and fatigue after surgery. It said your body actually produces hormones that make you feel that way for a make you rest and heal. ... (36 replies)
... diligently as I should. I walk on the treadmill 2 miles about 4 times a week, and use skelaxin...which works okay when it's built up in my system but then causes depression and heart palpitations. For pain I use arthritis strength tylenol at night because it's time released I use three but your only supposed to take 2.. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Kathy, I have had a bad week. This situation with the diverticulitis really got me down. Between the stomach pain and the neck/back pain I am at my wits end. The stomach is finally feeling almost back to normal but the antibiotics are pretty nasty and make my stomach feel like there is a metal cage pressing in on it. Only a few more days though that I have to take them.... (15 replies)
... just plan a day of recovery the next day when i know i will be doing something my neck will not like. sometimes its worth it and sometimes not. i am dealing with depression but try to stay positive. i have decided recently i want to move back to CA to be near my family and friends. ... (15 replies)
... Keep in touch and lets us know his recovery process and beware that some people get depression after this surgery and it last for a little while until they see improvement. ... (5 replies)
... d for years that his muscles all over felt like he had the flu. Heavy and achy. And that he felt like he couldn't think clearly. Doctor started treating him for depression with Zoloft. He became a totally different person. Very angry and nasty. ... (11 replies)
Jul 19, 2003
... a chronic pain patient since my first fusion in May 1998. I have had many pain treatments and surgery for a thyroid problem since then plus I also just had the 3 ACDF on July 2nd. ... (12 replies)
... bone. Air bags didn't deploy. Yes, I knew I would be sore...for a while. I have been totally successful post my ACDF in '04, resumed all physical activities, lost weight, working out in the gym, and have kept myself in the best physical shape ever since then. ... (5 replies)
... Hi! I had ACDF with plating of one level back in February. I was also a very nervous mommy!!!! I think I read every post in the archives on this board. ... (9 replies)
... at 4 weeks I was just moving around the house pretty well, and was starting to drive on short jaunts. There was some range of motion loss after mine, and it takes some practice to learn to move differently. Not a huge deal, but there are some differences. ... (19 replies)
... ntation in November of 2005. I was 37 years old at the time. I dont remember feeling dizzy or falling. I do want to say something positive. I was back in the gym after 4 months. I am fine now. You will start to feel better. Were you taking painkillers and if so how many per day and at what strength? ... (6 replies)
... Also from Flash what kind of meds should I expect when I come home from the dble acdf next week, can you sleep ok or does it take a while, lots of questions here appreciate all responses, Is before surgery depression normal I heard about after but I got it now i think Thanks Fred in Tennessee (12 replies)
... Sorry you are experiencing all of this after going thru the surgery. ... (8 replies)
... dications while at the hospital, for some people it takes a few weeks and this all works out of their body and then they get hit with increased pain and a little depression out of nowhere. It is your body adjusting, try to be patient. ... (6 replies)

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