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... Just wondering if any of you that have had cervical fusion that failed what did you do about it? ... (9 replies)
... Good for you, stick with the better facilities, will save having scans redone if you get another opinion. Also, as you are dealing with a failed cervical fusion make sure you have a recent CAT scan of the c-spine - that's what proved my symptoms to be real and not in need of a facet block as the original neurosurgeon thought. Let us know what transpires - hope you're getting... (15 replies)
... Hello FF Friends... I had C5-7 fusion surgery w/my hip bone in'06 and it never fused. Had many bone spurs removed for 25 grand at a minimally invasive Laser Spine Institute 10 months after which helped slightly. Now in pain from head to toe. Have had the same bad headache since Oct.05. Spurs in T-spine & lumbar show up on X-rays now. Docs given me every anti-seizure med... (9 replies)

... I had my 4 weeks ago and still in a lot of pain, very weak, and hard time sleeping. My surgery was due to an auto accident where I was rear ended. I tried the conservative approach of physical therapy and epidural injections, but all failed. ... (13 replies)
... My fusion failed and had to have the 360 cervical fusion. I was warned that this was terribly painful, and would really be sorry that I had it. Again, it really wasn't that bad. ... (53 replies)
... fusion in Februaury 02' I have just found out that the fusion has fragmented and failed to fuse. I also have lost plug hieght at both sites. Has anyone else had similar problems after surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I have a question for any of you who have had a posterior cervical fusion,with wiring the vertabrae together forcing them to fuse. ... (2 replies)
... I did have a posterior foraminotomy and fusion this year, 2 years after my ACDF. ... (9 replies)
... Cadaver bone was used. I was in a Miami collar for twelve weeks. The fusion failed completely. ... (6 replies)
... guess I feel better knowing that my head won't fall off but the pain level has not decreased. I would advise you to get 2nd, 3rd, even 4th opinions. Posterior surgery is much harder on the patient then anterior. It takes longer to heal and I know I needed more physical therapy. ... (9 replies)
... c6. I am in agony right now, can't take motrin a week before surgery and I can not sleep at all. ... (9 replies)
... The ACDF was, by far, one of the easiest surgeries I've undergone (and I've had a ton of surgery). I woke up with immediate relief from the nerve pain and very little surgical pain. The first few days I had a sore throat, which is common as they move your windpipe slightly to get to the spine during surgery. The challenges is that you are restricted for a few weeks. I... (3 replies)
... Sorry so many fellow spine sufferers out there! I recently tried acupuncture. Not sure what this guy did, but, I have more pain now! the one area in my spine where the needle was "prodded" hurt while he was inserting...I begged him, take it out! It's been over a wk and now I have trouble breathing and pain! thought maybe a cold or my thyroid acting up? but its around the... (9 replies)
... Hi I am new to this board but am going in for my 2nd neck surgery on Thursday. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks Deb and Chatter for your replies. Sorry you're going thru this too. It just stinks, did a abit of raking and ouch! I don't take pain meds, only ibuprofen for fear of addiction. I usually just go recline in my chair after these episodes, but, so sick of forgoing plans with others in fear of pain! I don't know about you, but, 2hrs of shopping etc is the max b4 the horrid... (9 replies)
... Our story's are somewhat similar. I had a two level lumbar fusion in June 2003. My recovery was the hardest thing that I ever had to go through. ... (9 replies)
... Hi, my name is Lyn I live in Michigan and I have been on here for several years and have had problems with pain in my cervical spine and have been in Chronic pain since the year 2000. ... (2 replies)
... old patient with gait instability and cervical spine changes consistent with stenosis. ... (11 replies)
... on Monday. Unfortunately, the day after surgery I had what they think might be a panic attack. My throat closed up and I couldn't breathe. The nurses said that my sat oxygen level was at 82. ... (15 replies)
Failed fusion?
Mar 11, 2007
... with fusions have 'stress' put on the other levels and have to have our NS watch and help fight off other herniations at different levels.......I just had my 3rd cervical fusion and they had to go in from the front AND the back of the neck this time to REALLY fuse me since I guess it was too stubborn the first two surgeries... ... (8 replies)


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