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... tingling. I do not feel much muscle spasams and I only take advil 750 occasionaly at night before I go to bed. My 3 level fusion willbe doen through the front of the neck and they will use donated bone and fuse the vertebrates together. ... (6 replies)
... I had thoracic fusion surgery and they took bone from my rib. ... (6 replies)
... Hello. I'm facing disectomy fusion surgery in October to take care of several problems in my neck. ... (6 replies)

... Cadaver bone was used. I was in a Miami collar for twelve weeks. The fusion failed completely. ... (6 replies)
... Now this kinda worries me. Because after my surgery he did state no anti inflammatory meds fir 6 months. I wonder if he's concerned about my level below the fusion c6c7. Maybe he does not want the inflammation to break or damage that vertebre that is spacing ? ... (75 replies)
... I am really considering going with my own bone. The chances of a good fusion are so much better and at 53 years young, I don't want to go through surgery again as I age. ... (6 replies)
... I just had a tri-level fusion performed on C4-5, C5-6, and 6-7 ten days ago. Prior to surgery, my symptoms were so bad I was in danger of losing feeling in my arms and my left leg. I was in constant pain and had no energy or ability to do anything I enjoy doing. I am almost completely pain free now, still in a neck brace, but able to move around, sleep, and enjoy my day... (6 replies)
... I hope not but may have to address my c6c7 one day. I hope the artificial disc will be available then. Hopefully your symptoms will go away and you can avoid surgery. ... (1 replies)
... d mri showed no other troubles. My NS told me that there was a very mild protrusion in the level above c6 called c5. But that was due to the outcome of the ACDF c6c7 and will go away. What am I to do? ... (44 replies)
... Thanxs so much for the response's,,I really do not understand myself as to why he did not fuse c5c6,other then what he told me,on the mri both disks were bulgding,with mild flating of spinal cord,and herniation in c6c7,I had one steroid shot,that sent the pain level up 4 notchs,which I at the time did not think was possible,but it was and by the night before surgery,Iwas... (5 replies)
... that I may need a fusion if it fails. The fusion would be a three level fusion due to the instability in the three discs. ... (29 replies)
... My doc has called me and told me he would do a c3c4 fusion And something about the c5c6 I think he is just going to pull The plate off so as for rod support and then the c6c7 fusion He also told me that is the worst of the 2 disc although he is calling It a 4 level fusion but he is having another doc come in to look at The mid back disc he said that it was so hard to do.... (10 replies)
... Did you think about doing a discectomy without fusion. I am 34 years old and my surgeon told me that adding a fusion will cause stress on other discs. Not doing the fusion will eliminate that problem. ... (28 replies)
... and I expected to be painfree immediately post op. For my experience, that did not happen. I have had chronic pain ever since the fusion. The main reason for the fusion was to decompress the spinal cord as the herniation was causing compression on the spinal cord. ... (4 replies)
... and I expected to be painfree immediately post op. For my experience, that did not happen. I have had chronic pain ever since the fusion. The main reason for the fusion was to decompress the spinal cord as the herniation was causing compression on the spinal cord. ... (9 replies)
... did I take to much already to make an impact on the fusion ? ... (75 replies)
... Have you heard of anyone taking it 2 months after fusion ? ... (75 replies)
... I had C6C7 acdf in Dec 2006. Started feeling similar symptoms in July 07. ... (13 replies)
... in the forearm, pain in the middle finger, numbness in the tip of the fingers, and tiggling of the arm in certain situations. I had an extruded herniated disc on C6C7 level. Conservative approach yielded no results, so I decided to have surgery. ... (28 replies)
... I had a level 2 ACDF on c5c6 and c6c7 . I fell twice within a week in Julyand due to the first fall things progressed really fast. ... (14 replies)




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