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Home after ACDF
Mar 17, 2004
... I just read something really interesting about depression and fatigue after surgery. It said your body actually produces hormones that make you feel that way for a purpose...to make you rest and heal. ... (36 replies)
... If it's any consolation I found the ACDF a bit easier to deal wtih thean the posterior cervical foraminotomy. ... (6 replies)
... days after surgery for half days. It was too soon. I needed another week. ... (12 replies)

... I also experience spasms in the area where the incisions were made (that is, in the front so it feels like my throat is being squeezed). I've had ACDFs in Feb 04 and Feb 05. Like you, I don't experience these all the time, and when I do they seem to happen in groups. I've always attributed this to the surgeries, since I didn't have this happen before then. I don't know... (1 replies)
Home after ACDF
Apr 14, 2004
... Green, do you have a citation, or better a link, for the article on hormones and fatigue? Thanks. (36 replies)
... Anyway, moving on, right after surgery I felt awesome. Apart from the surgical pains, ALL the symptoms were GONE! I was ellated and let the doctor know this. After 2 days I was home and adjusting to life in "THE COLLAR OF DOOM" for 3 month. 2 weeks post opp I took a turn for the worse.... ... (16 replies)
... c7. Although it seemed to strengthen my neck, I still continued to have headaches even after the surgery and up to this day. ... (3 replies)
... ACDF surgery caused paralysis of my right vocal cord. Part of my job was doing voice overs and that ended with my ACDF surgery. ... (4 replies)
... thing is that if you have DDD, the arthritic changes keep marching on and can bring renewed symptoms. But the nerve pain is much more tolerable if kept in check after the surgery. ... (17 replies)
... I've had a ton of surgeries and the ACDF was one of the easiest. Going through the front of the neck they don't go through muscle. So for many the post surgical pain is minimal. ... (25 replies)
... Don't be afraid to let your doctor know any problems or symptoms you are still having after the surgery. My doctor was able to provide me prescriptions that aided the sleeping a bit. ... (19 replies)
... How is your range of motion in your neck after you heal? ... (8 replies)
... During the course of my recovery, I was diagnosed with celiac disease after 3 months of symptoms. I had various GI issues, migraines, hair loss and fatigue. I was going back and forth between my PCP and a GI getting tests. ... (0 replies)
... A lot of the fatigue is from the anesthesia they use for spine surgery. ... (13 replies)
... injuries in both of my shoulders and had even been tested and treated for them by my PCP. Then, I had severe pain, numbness and radiculopathy in my left arm and after the MRI was sent to a neurosurgeon. ... (16 replies)
Acdf
Apr 12, 2016
... and he pretty much recommended surgery after a 5 minute consult. ... (27 replies)
... By the way, I sympathize with your allergies!! Sneezing after surgery is a very scary thought indeed!! ... (16 replies)
... You know, I remember being told as I was going in for my ACDF that they would deliberately keep the anesthesia light as they needed me to respond to commands during the procedure. ... (13 replies)
... C7 almost three months ago and I remember that for the first two days after surgery I couldn't sleep but just a few minutes at a time while I was in the hospital. As soon as I got home I slept for seven solid hours! ... (15 replies)
... I totally agree that you should be cautious about "possible" issues with your heart. Like feelbad said....symptoms for women present differently like heartburn, chest pain, fatigue, back pain...etc....It is best to call 911 if you have major symptoms and have that "feeling" that something is terribly wrong...I have learned in the Fire Dept. as well that we know our own bodies... (15 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, cervical fusion surgery fatigue, neural foraminal stenosis, pain, physical therapy, spinal cord problem

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