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... was also the only drug that helped my pain after the surgery. But it was all pain I "recognized" at first as being related to having someone cut me open and poke around in my neck. ... (258 replies)
... I have not had any health insurance since 2007 after my divorce and can barely scrape by the cash to pay for my medicine each month. Thankfully my PM Dr. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the postive post. I wasn't injured forsay. I have had back trouble since I was hit by a car in 3rd grade. I have been through years of PT, Chiro, exercises, MRI's and such. It got to the point where the stenosis in my cervical spine was so bad I was told if I didn't relieve the pressure I could be paralysed. That iswhy I opted for the ACDF. Then the lumbar was... (20 replies)

... C7 Fusion and plating before on this board. I did experience a bout of vertigo for several weeks after my surgery. ... (6 replies)
... I saw was wonderful. He even recommended some books for learning to cope with pain and things that might help. He also told me to expect to have some level of depression and it was completely normal. While part of me hoped surgery would be a "cure all", I knew it wasn't. ... (6 replies)
... Depression and anxiety are both very common after a surgery like this. If you start experiencing those kinds of feelings, remember that they are NORMAL. ... (8 replies)
... Hi girls! Grace - I'm so happy to hear of your good recovery. You are a lot braver than I am by getting on that ride! I don't know what it is ... is it like an elevator? Anyway ... keep up the good work! NERO! Hello!!! :) I am SO happy to see you posting as well! I just started back to the board ... as I lapsed into pain (and depression about that pain) late... (4 replies)
... Hi Keith, Thanks for your reply. I'm sorry that your are faced with such a grim outlook. Has your surgeon given you any idea an to when your vertabrae may fuse together naturally? Amy (12 replies)
... being so degenerated he doesn't want to do ACDF surgery on those 2 herniated discs because it will accellerate the degeneration of those discs above, and I'll be back for several more surgeries if I do. ... (12 replies)
... C6,partial medium tear of rotator cuff in right shoulder with water buildup above it.I got the acdf at 30 months. ... (2 replies)
... Anyhow after 3 visits and lots of drugs prescribed, the pain continues unchanged. ... (1 replies)
... with three already done just up in that c spine area. two for the ACDF and hardware and the spinal cord surgery that took away my freaking life already. i seriously want to puke right now. ... (4 replies)
... d at the generosity of the people here. I was hoping I could share my symptoms and test results, the doctor's recommendation for surgery and the shear panic and depression that has set in since. ... (3 replies)
... level ACDF was in 2001. I had been in an accident immediately following my Lumbar Discectomy in June of 2003. The pain and suffering I had been enduring since Nov. ... (42 replies)
... I've had to deal with depression both times after the ACDF, which seemed to hit me big time about 2 or 3 weeks post op. If you've had experience with this before you probably know better than I can tell you. ... (39 replies)
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May 12, 2005
... neck and moved my C2 forward with screws, they fused it with a bone from my hip, they installed a upside down u wire and 9 more screws. 4 srews are in my skull. After the first surgery I told the doc that I could not swallow, he sent me home anyway. I went 3 weeks not being able to eat or swallow any pills. ... (4 replies)
Feb 16, 2004
... hi bilbo i had series of 3 ei injections this year as well as last year everyone is different as mine where for pinched nerve in c67 they hurt like hell at the sites of injections for 2 days got relief from pain for 4 days but it came back with a vengance still suffering from lt arm shoulder and neck pain but at any rate i enjoy any pain free days i can get as it tends to... (1 replies)
... have terrible muscle spasms but they have been with me since the first fusion five years ago and my PT is working on them and the surgery seemed to help because after five years there is movement in the muscle spasm area. ... (3 replies)
Jul 20, 2003
... Thank you for your kind words and understanding. I know that some of my depression is coming from the whole "operation" thing and I must remember that my body is trying to get well. ... (12 replies)
... Sorry for not getting back in touch....I am better now. I guess I was having some depression issues. ... (21 replies)

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