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... in Jan. 2004. The swallowing was the hardest part of the surgery for me. Didn't realize that there would be the amount of swelling in the throat....almost drowned myself with my first sip of water!!! ... (15 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am new to this site. My husband, age 37, had an ACDF in January 2000 with great success. The fusion is solid. He's always been an active person. ... (2 replies)
Travel after ACDF
Jul 18, 2006
... I suggest you ask your doctor how soon after the surgery you can do some walking. My biggest recovery problem was that I sat around for 6 weeks, only roaming around my house, and lost sooooo much physical endurance. ... (10 replies)

... There is life after ACDF!! I am amazed at how well I am doing! I had my surgery in Feb. and I started mowing grass and doing lawn care in late April. ... (4 replies)
... Oh man, NOW I am going thru the sleeplessness thing! I was sleeping well until the last week. I am almost 3 weeks post op. I take Lunesta. I fall asleep.... ... (18 replies)
... rgsmoose - thanks for the long reply - it sounds like you've been through a lot. I'm lucky my symptoms are mild, but I've read a lot about myelopathy that says similar stuff about the improvement - its mainly about stopping progression - and you seem to be confirming this (unfortunately ;-) ) Rob. (6 replies)
... fferent places. There has been a slow progression of muscle loss in my legs for a long time. However, figuring out what's causing it is difficult. My first spine surgery was lumbar, due to DDD, herniated disks and central canal stenosis. ... (6 replies)
... Started showing up after fall in March 2011. ... (15 replies)
... nthol, emu oil salve right before laying down. You may also get some lavendar linen spray and soft music. Sometimes if you can distract your mind away from the surgery you will relax and fall asleep. Take it very easy going back to work. I went back after 4 weeks and it was hard but I am tired at night on the days I work. ... (18 replies)
... On Dec. 16th 2005, I had ACDF of the C4,5,6 with donor bone and a metal plate with 6 screws at Depaul hospital in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Byrd was my OS. I am 44 year old father of 2. ... (23 replies)
... I was aware that I would be able to get back to all my previous activities after surgery with medical clearance. I know that you are correct about riding the bike prior to surgery and that maybe the pain level is giving me a false sense of security. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks WebDozer for the study excerpts which made me feel a little bit better. The two people at work who got ACDF surgery swear by it and haven't had futher problems. It does seem to work for some. ... (9 replies)
... There is never a guarantee that you will be pain free after surgery because no doc knows if the nerves will heal back to normal or stay in the painful damaged state. But without surgery, you are facing paralysis. ... (22 replies)
... I had myelopathy from a central cord compression that was severe. In my case it didn't show up until the days leading up to my surgery even though the pain had significantly diminished. I had my pre op appointment a week before my surgery and had no major problems. ... (15 replies)
... Could my back be worse due to laying down a lot more from the surgery or just thinking about it more due to me being busy normally and not giving it much thought? ... (3 replies)
ACDF recovery time
Dec 15, 2006
... ysical and I haven't worked since Feb. Is there anyone out there with a physically demanding job who has had this surgery, and what was their return to work time after the surgery. Thanks! ... (4 replies)
... Hoping this clears with a little more time. I was taking Gapapentin 3 times daily pre op and my NS told me that I may have to continue for a few months after surgery. ... (0 replies)
ACDF, staples?
Jan 7, 2010
... I was wondering after the ACDF surgery, will I have staples in where they cut me? ... (3 replies)
... who have to have ACDF at another level! I have a lot of questions for my surgeon about this, things I didn't know before I had the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... Back in April after an episode of vomiting from a stomach bug i had extreme pain In my neck. I went to my GP and she suggested Physical Therapy. ... (9 replies)

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