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... fusion, donar bone, not fused. Anyone else have the pins and needles along with numbness after a failed fusion? ... (0 replies)
... e front is not as good as from the rear and surgeons can miss things or are not able to reach things as easily and therefore, you are more likely to hear about a failed anterior fusion as opposed to a posterior one. Of course, the insurance carriers prefer the anterior surgery because of the lower cost involved. ... (16 replies)
... 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. ... (9 replies)

... S1 fusion which required a different size rod, etc. ... (2 replies)
... I had ACDF surgery (anterior cervical discectomy and fusion) at the beginning of Feb. this year. I went in this week to have the xray to check on the fusion of C5-6. It had not fused at all. I'm so discouraged. I have formerly been a smoker but quit in Dec. of last year after almost dying during a long hospital stay due to breathing problems. I've followed all of the... (0 replies)
... Hi I am new to this board but am going in for my 2nd neck surgery on Thursday. ... (9 replies)
... T but he said just for my comfort..just massage therapy . I have not done that because not much neck pain and he said it would not help make me walk better or be more steady so I didn't jump into that just yet. ... (6 replies)
... y collar for 6 weeks and then did fine. No PT necessary. My surgeon says he wanted me to do things that were comfortable and felt PT might push me too far. If I failed to reach certain points of recovery he may have later suggested PT. ... (17 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)
... 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)
... eved to hear that as My husband had the same surgery about five years ago and they used his bone and ended up having more pain and problems with the hip than his neck post op.I had my surgery and everything was pretty uneventful until I went in for my 6 week check. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... without hardware.I ended up having a second surgery 9 mo later as the fusion didn't take so my neuro placed a plate and screws to hold everything together.As far as I know, everything finally fused. ... (2 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)
... I am a 37 year old female and In feb 2009 I had a C5 C6 fusion with a bone taken out of my hip. I was told in July 2010 that the fusion had failed and I had also gone back to work and stressed my neck. I have recently gone to the surgeon and he talked to me about putting plates in. ... (12 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)
... s 3 times a week. After 90 days I was released full duty, with no lifting over 50lbs. I objected to this as I was still in a lot of pain. He did an xray and said fusion had started, and he had to be fare to the insurance company, and release me. I went to my pcp and he referred me to pain management. ... (3 replies)


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