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... tightly screwed in hardware. ... (2 replies)
... C7, done in 1996 and didn't even know the fusion didn't work until new MRI's were done last week. The doctor that read the 1997 MRI's, never bothered to let me know. ... (3 replies)
... I am so sorry that you are having this problem. A failed fusion is something I haven't even thought about. I am having problems too. ... (19 replies)

... Hi, thanks for your letter. My chiropractor wouldn't ever do a treatment on my neck because he knew I had the fusion done, so that's one smart thing I did. Even before I went to him in the first place, I had MRI's done one year after the fusion ordered by my regular doctor. ... (3 replies)
... has failed. I have a posterior fusion last July after a failed ACDF in January 2008. I am experiencing the very same pain in the very same spot that I did with my last failure. I haven't gotten my CAT scan yet, but I'm not feeling good about it. ... (2 replies)
... Not what the NS says but in real terms how mush time will I miss from work. I am a sales rep that drives all day and calls on foodservice establishments. ... (19 replies)
... You can have MRI with hardware. The only limitation is if you have hardware in the neck it can be a bit harder to get a clear MRI in the same area. I recently had a cervical MRI and it did provide some useful information regarding my neck. ... (19 replies)
... fusion in '07. I have full body arthritis, ddd in all areas of spine, fibromyalgia and all the junk that seems to go with this. ... (2 replies)
... Have also had a problem with poor donor bone with a very dramatic post op xray. Unfortunately because the bone company managed to shelter itself in some legal way they can't be sued. It's a shame because what my surgeon did was not a problem. ... (4 replies)
... in 2005. My hands are numb and burning all of the time and I have a lot of head, neck and arm pain and spasms. The only thing that is different than prior to my fusion is that I now have migraines occassionally brought on by neck spasms. ... (2 replies)
Failed fusion?
Mar 11, 2007
... ons 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...HAHA.... ... (8 replies)
... It was nice getting a reply to your message this morning to help answer my questions. You raise a good question regarding whether or not my fusion starts at C2 to C3. I am going to obtain my surgical report to find out the information. ... (2 replies)
... Woke up this morning with numbness in my neck, head area. ... (0 replies)
... Hang in there, it's a petrifying experience going for repeat surgery. ... (18 replies)
... Webdozer, I am so nervous about this appt. I can't keep everything straight in my head. Sorry I am confused!!! ... (6 replies)
... ocedure and the recovery time is much longer. There was considerably more pain involved with this surgery because of having to cut through the layers of muscles in the neck. Because of this, the anterior approach was developed as a less invasive procedure. ... (16 replies)
... shoulder pain, can be one of the first signs of failed fusion. I learned that the hard way. If it were me I'd give a call to the doc, you should not be in so much pain, this far out. ... (9 replies)
... c6. My first one failed too, the bone just dissolved after looking good for one year. I feel that I have never recovered from the posterior fusion. ... (12 replies)
... In my fifties and having gone through both a two level acdf and three level posterior fusion I am surprised to find how good my neck movement is. ... (29 replies)
... Kyma...there is one phrase that keeps sticking out to me and that is "incomplete bony bridging". It seems to be in the area where they tried to fuse the vertebrae without instrumentation. ... (11 replies)

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