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... in which I fractured my c5, c6, and c7. I consider myself very lucky to not to be paralized or dead. ... (7 replies)
... t1 as well, but as someone said, they cannot fuse your whole neck, so they chose the two with the best chance and worse condition. So far it has been much easier than I thought it was going to be. Please post your results on Thurs. ... (10 replies)
... I am a 56 year old male at about 155 pounds. A little history. The bad news is I have had 6 total spinal surgeries commencing in my early twenties. Three lumbar and three cervical. ... (7 replies)

... Want to welcome you and let you know that there is a welath of knowledge here in the Boards that should help you. ... (9 replies)
... :wave: I had my one year post-op visit with the Orthopedic Spine Surgeon today. The fusion is 100% complete and shows good positioning :) I still have some disc space narrowing at C4-C5 which I knew about :rolleyes: (we decided to fuse C5-C7 and wait until the future, or maybe never if I'm lucky, to do a higher fusion if I should develop symptoms of C4-C5 disc problems in... (6 replies)
... It's the bodys reaction to the disc being damaged. The bones are attempting to fuse. Unfortunately they may not fuse, and if they do fuse they may not fuse in a way that leaves room for the nerves. People without this problem just don't get it. ... (80 replies)
... This may be true, and it may not be. ... (21 replies)
... C7 and would like any help and input from experienced folk. The surgeon was going to use donor bone to replace the discs, then fuse all 3 vert's together. I would really appreciate input regarding the best type of material to use for replacing the discs, i.e. ... (1 replies)
... Lordosis just means a backward curve of the ascending spine. Some areas should be lordotic, and the neck is one. Reversal of lordosis in the neck is pretty common. ... (4 replies)
... then it stops and I am back to the usual dull pain and knots that turn up in different muscles every day. ... (9 replies)
... I discussed the surgery with my doctor and this is the plan. ... (2 replies)
C5, C6, C7 Fusion
Jun 11, 2002
... I an having the same symptoms you had except I am having pain and numbness in my right arm as well. ... (16 replies)
... screws and install a new one. I did not fuse correctly. The interbody cages will be used instead of harvesting bone from my hip as they did my first surgery. ... (4 replies)
... After a brief consultation with Dr. Fulbright on Tuesday, May 24, I was admitted to Erlanger hospital Wednesday, May 25, 2005, and underwent a laminotomy. ... (42 replies)
... Been 14 months now doing everything to avoid surgery but I am just deteriorating so fast now I can not function at all. I had a Neurosurgeon consult last week and 2 this week then I pick and just do it. I'm paying for it so I don't care anymore, I just want to get it done. ... (80 replies)
... t want to wait for nerve damage. I was worry about my neck ROM and the way of life with a fuse vertebral column. ... (80 replies)
Hardware removal
Jan 22, 2011
... The surgery to remove the hardware is much easier than the initial surgery so that is why they did it. Also, the old hardware was surgical stainless steel and it wasn't nearly as strong as titanium. Now they don't worry as the titanium is so strong, that even if the bones get soft, the titanium will hold everything. ... (7 replies)
... week that I rejected his plan to treat my pain. Upon my entrance to his office, he mispronounced my name. I corrected him in a stern voice, he corrected himself, and I thanked him. ... (5 replies)
... arthrodesis and cervical plating. ... (5 replies)
... in dec. 08. Before surgery had extreme neck pain and pain in both shoulders. Also had left arm numbness and forearm weakness. After surgery felt great for 4 weeks and then pain came back worse but different pain. ... (2 replies)

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