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... It took about five years before the first MRI revealed what was wrong. Then another 13 years before they would do surgery on me. ... (258 replies)
... ray at three months and was told that everything looked very good. I was fully released with no restrictions. ... (7 replies)
... .... And some days you hit a bump in the road. Been some time that I felt the need to take off from work but today is one of those days. I had a grrrreat weekend and probably overdid things and I have been paying since. I took a skelaxin for some extra support today for the first time in weeks. As I thumb this (on blackberry) I'm waiting to see if it will... (258 replies)

... I'm still wondering if I blew my chance at total recovery by leaving the surgeon who was going to do the operation 2 months after onset. Now it'll be more like 5 months. ... (24 replies)
... Sounds like a reasonable enough mantra to me. I explained the possibility of the ulnar thing to my wife and we were both like... Ugh. :) I'm just going to continue doing my best to keep up my exercise regiment and "take it slow". I already threw out the up and down look stretches. I think that is out of the question until AT LEAST I know I have fused 100% as per NS.... (258 replies)
... One of the biggest problems is wanting to get back to things too fast. I know that you have been pretty careful and are trying to take it slow, but I would caution that your body has been at "rest" for a couple of months, and those bones and muscles haven't been doing much. Then there is the neck... As our good friend Mike has said..."Take It Slow". There is no "Too... (258 replies)
... I'd only been living in this area for 7 months so I was literally gasping for information around here about the docs and hospital and stuff. ... (24 replies)
... I tried to respond to the other question before but my phone rang and booted me off. From the onset of major symptoms it's been 6 1/2 months. Prior to that I may have had minmal signs of a herniated disc, ie., stiff neck, a few seconds of tingling in the hands about two or three times. It's strange how it suddenly struck me so hard. I'd better get going for now... ... (24 replies)
... After my 2nd ACDF I experienced quite a bit of diziness and spinning for about 2 months after my surgery. I especially noticed it when I would lay my head down. I figured I had fluid or equilibrium problems from laying around and from surgery. ... (9 replies)
... I am currently seeking for a Neurosurgeon in Arizona that would be willing to see me after a 3 level ACDF surgery performed 4 months ago. I am in much worse shape than I was the day after my snowboarding accident. I am doubtful now that the surgery was even medically necessary. ... (5 replies)
... therefore, the general recommendation is that you take no NSAIDS for a period of three months after surgery. ... (8 replies)
... The thought of the pain progressing for several more months has me pulling my hair out, but I can't see any other option for me. ... (8 replies)
Message for Esmo77
Mar 24, 2005
... Yes, it's a rougher post op course than an ACDF but from my point of view, almost five months out, more than worth it. I was off work a lot longer and even now am very careful what and how I lift things. ... (8 replies)
... I am into my fifth week since surgery and am originally advised I will be wearing till Feb 10 , three months from my ACDF with own bone, titanium plate, etc. ... (4 replies)
... Halina, I think I took my first shower five days out with the collar on. ... (8 replies)
Franjo (Teri)
Sep 8, 2003
... I've not been able to post here .. I keep getting an error message in Explorer.. hopefully i'll get DH to haul my computer to the shop this week. ... (15 replies)
... in August 2002 so I'm almost to the five year mark with the one level fusion. The guy that did it here in Nashville was a NS by the name of Jack Kruse. ... (2 replies)
July surgery
Jun 1, 2006
... BMP almost 3 months ago. ... (11 replies)
Going Backwards
Jun 26, 2003
... The therapist has been working on loosening up my entire body. She says she thinks I am within the top five of people she has treated when judging how tight a persons muscles are. ... (1 replies)

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