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... A pseudoarthrosis is a fusion that fails to heal, usually because the bone graft dies off. ... (1 replies)
... 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)

... to accident where I was rear ended. I tried the conservative approach of physical therapy and epidural injections, but all failed. I was told that I had severe cervical instability. I have been in constant pain since the auto accident. My numbness and loss of strength in my arms has been improved due to surgery. ... (13 replies)
... I doubt you will fuse at this point, after 4 years. But, I am not a doctor. I don't know how important it is for cervical to be fused. At the lower levels, I know stability is really important for safety. ... (9 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)
... 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)
... I did have a posterior foraminotomy and fusion this year, 2 years after my ACDF. ... (9 replies)
... fusion, donar bone, not fused. Anyone else have the pins and needles along with numbness after a failed fusion? ... (0 replies)
... I had a ACDF levels 4-6 and it also failed. My ortho told me I was walking around with a broken neck held together by my plate and I had to have it repaired. He did a posterior fusion levels 3-6 and I really can't tell you if I feel better or not. I 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,... (9 replies)
... all failed i allowed the dr to much power. and nothing worked. ... (9 replies)
... I your pain. I have screws loose from my two level fusion at c3-c5. I now have a cyst that is causing excruciating pain, nerve damage and muscle weakness. I have to have a laminectomy on four levels, c2-c6. I am in agony right now, can't take motrin a week before surgery and I can not sleep at all. I guess the cyst caused the screws to loosen but they don't think I was... (9 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)
... old patient with gait instability and cervical spine changes consistent with stenosis. ... (11 replies)
... This surgery was less painful then my lumbar fusion. I am still in cervical pain, but on the scale I would say about a 5. I don't have any pain in my shoulders or arms but I did prior to surgery. ... (15 replies)
... Scan is showing a failed fusion. ... (0 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)
... s and screws. Aside from a loss of range and motion, the spine fused and all is well. A couple of things to know. A posterior approach used to be the norm for cervical fusions. It is a more invasive procedure and the recovery time is much longer. ... (16 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)
... been designed to absorb some of the shock of the spine just like your natural discs. This would hopefully relieve the pressure on the remaining good discs which fusion does not. It will be a huge benefit to many if these work as they are designed. Hopefully even many with failed fusions will benefit. ... (3 replies)


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