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... I thought it would be interesting to see what people's activity levels are after ACDF. ... (1 replies)
... players returning to contact sport after acdf, and of the return to play recommendations by torg et al that say a stable single level acdf is no contraindication to return to contact sports, but I'm curious to hear the reality from people that have had the surgery. ... (4 replies)
Travel after ACDF
Jul 20, 2006
... I was swinging golf clubs and walking on a treadmill 8 days after surgery. I don't recommend such for you or anyone else, by the way. ... (10 replies)

... Mike Alstott had this surgery and has returned to the NFL this year. I dont know if any of you are big football fans but this I found to be encouraging to me. ... (4 replies)
... this cervical abs. I was told that there was a probability that hoarseness would come after surgery but that it normally went away. ... (8 replies)
... Here's an article on the ACDF surgery that Mike Alstott, fullback for the Tampa Bay Bucs had. He returned to playing professional football. ... (4 replies)
... How is your range of motion in your neck after you heal? ... (8 replies)
... I was aware that I would be able to get back to all my previous activities after surgery with medical clearance. ... (15 replies)
... There is a chance that the ACDF can lead to degenerative disc disease at adjacent discs at a later time. ... (34 replies)
... You can still work out and ride a motor bike after the surgery when the surgeon clears you for it. I don't know where you got the notion you can't. Just take extra precautions like wearing a helmet on the bike. ... (15 replies)
... upport.. you just need to take it easy and heel. I have some pain, but its very manageable... I've got plenty of medications and I am just laying low.. Saturday after recovery I rested.. had some soft foods. ... (26 replies)
... I'm 2 months post op ACDF 56, own bone. My recovery is going pretty good. You will find yourself searching for the least uncomfortable position to watch the boob tube. ... (3 replies)
... t have to wear my soft collar while driving. I was a little nervous driving without it but after a few miles I gained my confidence back. ... (12 replies)
... to see him every 6 months tells me that perhaps I am worst than I think. So I don't know if I should be working out or not. I know about other people who play football and hockey after this sergury and can't help but wonder if my surgery was botched. ... (10 replies)
... Mike Alstott played pro football this season for the Tampa Bay Bucs after having single level fusion. Kelly Washington of Cincinnati Bengals played after single level fusion 6 months after surgery. My co worker is playing soccer every weekend and he is diving and using his head to hit the ball. ... (4 replies)
... I have been to several college football games and played tailgating games without any problems. ... (69 replies)
... monorog - not sure whether your leg symptoms are bad enough now to prevent you running and what sort of recovery you'd get from surgery - but I do know there are football players that have had neck surgery (acdf) and returned to play afterwards (rugby players - full contact). I also met someone with a c3 fusion and he was wakeboarding and surfing. (3 replies)
... This is due to the herniation of the disk. Please let me know if the procedure is the best for me in your opinion. I used to be very active in sports eg football and I hope after undergoing this surgery , I will be back to normal or at least closest to being normal. ... (4 replies)
... ess which came in spells and then went away until the next wave. I also complained of "walking into walls" on occasion. He prescribed meclizine for vertigo but after some blood work and a cat scan of the brain knew of no cause. The vertigo still remains in on and off wave today. ... (3 replies)
... pain, and regain a normal life down the road. Immediate relief depends on a lot of factors. When I had my surgery, I was in so much pain that I felt really good after the surgery. I had a major much so, that the surgery itself didn't bother me much pain wise. ... (8 replies)

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