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... I have an appointment in a couple of days with another surgeon than the one who did this work to discuss a new CT. What should I be asking this new spinal specialist? ... (6 replies)
... My first spinal surgery also failed due to a problem that has nothing to do with the surgery and I needed to have the whole area fused 3 months later. ... (6 replies)
... bridging". It seems to be in the area where they tried to fuse the vertebrae without instrumentation. It seems to me that "incomplete bony bridging" would mean a failed fusion in the middle of your neck. And I know from talking to others with failed fusions, they hurt like hell. ... (11 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)
... my diagnosis all of that time was failed back surgery syndrome. ... (26 replies)
... I have had three so far. One laminectomy that failed and two fusions. Long time spinal cord flattening due to WC and so forth. I have long time neck pain,arm and hand pain. I ended up with Chronic Pain Syndrome complicated by Fibromyalgia. ... (7 replies)
Interesting Info
Jul 14, 2003
... The normal treatment is spinal fusion, using screws and steel rods to stabilize the vertebrae around the damaged discs. ... (4 replies)
... neck, I had a hard collar for 7 weeks only as I was fused using an experimental bone putty that made you fuse faster. It is no longer available...the experiment failed but I did well with it. Again, the pain was tough but if you stay on the pain meds and don't allow break through pain to start, you'll be okay. ... (46 replies)
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Jun 16, 2010
... In my case pain is not the issue but numbness is. And I seem to be having signs of spinal cord compression again.....that was my big problem. ... (7 replies)
... the best POSSIBLE thing you can do for yourself is to get this collar 'fitted' to gear to your neck size pre op. my very first c spine surgery i failed to fuse, but my collar was wayyy too big on me too. that much i did know. ... (9 replies)
... department at a major university hospital, and his specialty is spinal surgery. I got referrals on about a half a dozen guys and picked him, he was the best qualified as far as I could tell. I checked them out on the net. ... (9 replies)

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