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... poster brace for 12 weeks, and as much as I complained about it while I was recovering, my fusion there is rock solid today. ... (7 replies)
... My husband is 55 and has basically the same dx. as you. He had an anterior cervical fusion in September 2006 was only in surgery for a couple of hours . ... (4 replies)
... h a corpectomy. The recovery from anterior was not too bad but I still don't see going back to work so soon after surgery. Where you work will they give you more time off even if the doctor says you can go back so soon? ... (28 replies)

... in the cervical spine. ... (6 replies)
... here for 5 days. The pain wasnt so much from the surgery as it was from the laying in bed. When I got up and moved around it seemed to help. I was in the hard collar for 4 months. ... (46 replies)
... Last year I had an Anterior Cervical Fusion. ... (1 replies)
... Either way, it's a pretty routine surgery. You will have to wear a collar after surgery, but I'm sure the surgeon has explained that to you. I wouldn't worry about being "fragile", as you will be bolted together pretty securely. ... (4 replies)
... sort of similar to the corpectomy but I had no fusion or plates. ... (2 replies)
... Her exam clearly has changed since the last time I saw her. ... (75 replies)
... My pain specialist said that one of the areas of pain that is causing me the most pain comes from C4 and the last surgeon I saw said that C4 was just as big a problem as my other discs. He said they would have to be done if I was going to have a fusion. ... (20 replies)
... and C4 due to severe stenosis. ... (161 replies)
... only a slight bulge, so doesn't really need surgery. But some doctors are recommending a disc removal and fusion from the front rather than a foraminotomy from the back, as they say they can also access the bone spurs in the foramen after they remove the disc. ... (29 replies)
... c6, everything went well after the surgery and I was ecstatic post op when my doctor told me I did not need any collar or brace after the surgery. ... (9 replies)
... weeks is unduly optimistic for a return to work especially if you're in a collar. I had to wear a hard collar for 8 weeks, weaned off it over 4 weeks with a soft collar. ... (3 replies)
... blow and had posterior approach which included replacing the previous cervical instrumentation. ... (3 replies)
Still searching
Jul 24, 2012
... after that i was seen by yet another orthopedic surgeon who suggested i go to pain management, at this point i have had 3 of the cervical epidural injections to relieve the pain.. ... (9 replies)
3rd ACDF done
Jul 5, 2010
... I did get a cervical collar, something which he didn't do the first two times, but since there was so much weakness and damage he played it safe. ... (4 replies)
... did you or are you wearing a collar after surgery? ... (2 replies)
Neck Surgery
Jun 17, 2013
... surgery is how well you listen and comply with the Doctors orders. take your time and do what they say and let your body heal. ... (9 replies)
... k and shoulders and upper back, some of the pain that used to go down both arms constantly is only now and than so hopefully this will work. I still have a hard time swallowing and sip liquids threw a straw I haven't eaten anything since the day before my surgery. ... (5 replies)


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