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... at he needs is a CT scan. An MRI mainly shows soft tissue issues, but the CT will show whether the bone has grown together or not. My doctor suspected I had a failed fusion and the CT confirmed it. It was very easy to see on the CT. ... (4 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. ... (2 replies)
... rays and have been assured that there is nothing wrong with my surgery and that nothing else can be done. I finely went to another NS because my Physiatrist said that he thought that my issues were coming from c7 t1. ... (19 replies)

Failed fusion?
Mar 1, 2007
... that sounds really terrible. regarding the c5/c6 one - it doesn't seem to make sense that a disc that was fused would rupture because that level should be fused without a disc any more. If its due to non-fusion, I've heard of posterior surgeries to correct non-fusions (they do a posterior fusion instead). If you have to have even more levels done you might want to look into... (8 replies)
... I had 2 failed fusions at c5 c6. The pain is quite annoying with pain in my left arm. The Dr suggests with no guarantee that I have posterior surgery done with hardware. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, I have a failed fusion C5-7 w/tightly screwed in hardware. Still have all the pain I had prior to surgery & then some 3 yrs later. Sometimes when I exercise with my stability ball draped over it face down, I will hang my head. It feels SO good. (Have had a headache since 10/05) This relieves my neck & head pain substantially for a few minutes. However, I know this... (2 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)
... I have to say Don't do it! I purchased one before surgery and DR said I could never use it after surgery. I also have failed fusion. ... (2 replies)
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... ACDF 16 months ago, but have had continued severe pain. My doc recently ordered a CT and we looked at the films today. Doc said my fusion is not solid, and the only thing holding things together is the plate and screws, one of which is loose. I was wondering about a few things, though. ... (12 replies)
... I am the wife of a 40 year old man that has had five lower back surgeries. He is suffering from failed back syndrome as a result of his first fusion. The best thing that you can do is remain nicotine free. ... (10 replies)
... What kind of surgery did you have? ... (32 replies)
... Unfortunately, my 2nd fusion did not take. ... (41 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)
... I have 2 very good chiropractors that are trying to help me weekly and they know what is going on and they don't want me to have surgery but I need to try something. ... (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)
... What kind of surgery did you have? ... (32 replies)
... Cmandi, what kinds of symptoms clued you in to the failed fusion? ... (4 replies)
... What kind of surgery did you have? ... (32 replies)
... Spinal Fusion and Harrington Rods Insertion. ... (4 replies)

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