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... is worse on the right side and the Neural canal at midline measures 9mm. I also have bone spuring on each of the vertebrae. Other levels of the spine appear normal. ... (4 replies)
... fused to the base of my scull. ... (6 replies)
... es might be able to help you without the typical damage from posterior approaches. My guess is that conventional surgeons would attack your problem from the back of the neck with procedures called laminotomy or lamenectomy. ... (6 replies)

... C7. My first surgery was for two levels back in 2001 because of ruptured discs. They used my bone and did not put any plating in. ... (80 replies)
... C7 about 15 years ago following a drunk driver running into me and 3 years of physical therapy. ... (6 replies)
... Please tell your wife not to hold or pick up the baby too soon. I know that will be hard to do. I haven't had surgery yet but yesterday at work a lady came in with her baby. I held the baby on my side (hip) for a little while with my right arm. I could only hold for about a minute and my arm and neck were really hurting. That is just an ackward position on the arm and... (9 replies)
... Personally, I am still in some pain after 12 weeks but it is not the same pain as before the surgery. I had the same surgery as your wife. This is not a quick healing process I have been told. The best advise I have is not to get discouraged and give it time. Do not lift or overdo as that will set back the healing process and by all means, try not to get too discouraged. ... (9 replies)
... in a different locaiton than she though so this brought her down. Beyond that she still has the arm, and sholder pain that she had before due to the herniation of the disc. She had the herniation for almost two years. We put off surgery as we were trying to have a baby. ... (9 replies)
... c7, bone spurs and pinched nerves. I NEED to talk to people of the same....what do I do? ... (6 replies)
... using donor bone and hardware,Doc had to remove pieces of the disc from my spinal cord. As soon as I heard I needed surgery I came straight to the boards, I found mostly horror stories. ... (1 replies)
... ng in Spinal Surgery last week who said surgery in my case in inevitable. I've been in PT and Chiro for 3 months which has relieved some daily pain for a couple of hours, but no more than that. I am planning on getting a 2nd opinion from another specialist. ... (6 replies)
... issues. Seems the doctor only felt the pain was due to the spinal cord being compressed. But after that fusion the pain was still there. Only it was left sided this time. Over the past two years it is in both arms and hands and now I am having foot and leg pain. ... (1 replies)
... I have a question for any of you who have had a posterior cervical fusion,with wiring the vertabrae together forcing them to fuse. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, I had fusion of c6-7 Sept 2000 using donor bone and hardware. I had hard collar for day and soft for sleep. definitly sleep on your side. For faster recovery and to feel better get out and walk, It made all the difference in the world. I feel great had a wonderful outcome. No pain, No medications, No more Doc. Good Luck! (6 replies)
... nology prior to my next NS appointment. He seems like a good doc...but I did ask what the possible negative outcome could be and never mentioned the possibility of MUCH more pain. ... (32 replies)
... I,ve posted previously, but have now obtained the actual MRI reports from my gp. Some was explained to me at the time, but a lot of this is greek to me. ... (27 replies)
... nd began having difficulties with weakness and fine motor abilities. I have trouble opening bottles and turning the key in locks as well as writing and all kinds of daily things that I've always been able to do. At times, it is better than others, but mostly I have difficulties all the time now. Had an EMG a month ago. ... (10 replies)
... It worked well for about 12 years. The first fusion was done with donor bone. It was late 1989. ... (1 replies)
... Hi!!! I have several problems with my cervical spine. About 2 1/2 yrs ago I had a Partial Discectomy/laminectomy of C6-C7. Unfortunately, the laminectomy made my spine unstable and when I hit my head hard, the two vertebrae collapsed on each other and are now rubbing together, the disc was shot and resulted with 6mm disc material compressing the spinal column. I am... (2 replies)
Range of motion?
Jun 28, 2002
... to free up the nerve root instead of removing the disc and fusing it. However this will require another surgery and it could just give him some time before the fusion will be needed. We are wondering how much range of motion he will lose if 3 levels are fused instead of just two. ... (2 replies)

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