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... Greetings from DownUnder! Can hear those crocs in the back creek carrying on so will have to go and deal with them soon. ... (22 replies)
... The total time for fusion to complete is about a year. ... (22 replies)
Jun 17, 2011
... Thats not my concern,my left arm no longer works,I can operate my hand and forearm,but not the bicep or back of shoulder ,getting told the nerve on c5 c6 has shut down,and when asking will my arm work again I get told they do not no,could take nine months or may never wake up. ... (5 replies)

... Ron Sorry your surgery is so far down the road--that sucks! I had ACDF back in Jan on C5-C6 with my own bone and plates and screws. My work allowed me six weeks off to recover. To be honest I really didn't need that long. I felt much better after about two weeks. I will emphasize however, that everyone is different and recovery time can certainly vary. Good luck to you... (80 replies)
... operation. I know I have cervical spinal stenposis and deteration. What can I do if anything. Alos had to change insurance companies and they put one year rider on my neck. ... (5 replies)
... The second time, the NS told me that the first fusion put stress on the levels above and below it. The first NS had not warned me about that. ... (2 replies)
... much information, also another good question that you brought up was when the first follow up appt will be. As far as stool softeners and laxatives I am already on top of that one with taking vicodin. But your research and questions are ones that I will definitely use. Thank you. ... (25 replies)
... 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)
... jury and balance issues and was diagnosed with cervical myelopathy due to cord compression and severe narrowing of the nerural foramina. MRI showed t2 signal at c5 c6 on basis of myelomalacia. had hyper knee reflexes in knees. ... (13 replies)
C5 C6 Fusion
Oct 19, 2005
... ain than im in now. Im only 22. He said that is a great thing for me because im young and my body should heal very well. Now ive been reading all of these posts on here and the majority that ive read, some people get worse or no change, even after the surgery. ... (5 replies)
... c7. i tried therapy, epidurals, medicine, etc. nothing worked. so i went to the doctor again the other day and they said they are doing either a double fusion of those areas, or a fusion and a fake disk put in my neck. i was also told there will be metal plates and screws in my neck. this surgery is on june 20 2012. ... (16 replies)
... without hardware. Is this standard practice now. I've also read without fusion at the time of the first surgery, the neck vertebrae may eventually become unstable and a fusion will be the inevitable. ... (4 replies)
... C7 decompression and fusion on February 24th. I chose to use cadavar bones instead of having the bone taken from my hip. He will be using titanium plate for the fusion. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Binx welcome to the board and thanks for your post. I have a C5-6 herniation with attendant shoulder pain numbness in my feet. Three weeks ago my NS said surgery ASAP he scared me quite a bit. I now have gathered my courage and will see him tomorrow to fix a date. I have a second opinion that says definitely surgery but no rush but lately my condition has deteriorated to... (9 replies)
... I had a fusion of C6-C7 about 15 years ago following a drunk driver running into me and 3 years of physical therapy. I have been having uncontrollable movements that look like seizures, my legs feel like cement, I have neuropathy in my feet and numbness and tingling in my hands and arms with constant cringe type feelings when I move. The drs put me through all sorts of... (6 replies)
... surgical treatments failed and I was still in pain. On April 23,2002, I had Anterior Cervical Discectomy at the Florida Hospital in Orlando Florida. ... (16 replies)
... I was loosing sense in my left arm, it would go dead on me. Now TOTAL USE!!! ... (5 replies)
... I am having cervical fusion done in the c4,c5,c6 in November and Iam real nervous. I was told that the pain in my neck is due to these disc. ... (6 replies)
... d feel really well. I am still wearing the hard collar as my nuerosurgeon is in a group and he is the only one to require the hard collar for four weeks and his fusion rate is better than the others, so I do not mind the hard collar. Good luck on your surgery, I would recommend it so far. ... (10 replies)
... Lt. I might be able to help. I am retired (IOD) from MNPD and I just had a 3 level anterior cervical disectomy w/fusion(c3-c4/c4-c5/c5/c6) Dec 8th '04 and I have nerve damage to my left upper arm. The back of my neck still hurts and I have another appointment w/ neuro surgeon in June. My lower back will need surgery again (2 previous disectomies) but I am going to put that off... (9 replies)

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