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... Hello all, I had an C5-6 ACDF performed in the Fall of 2006 after not having any luck with physical therapy, injections, traction, etc. for my herniated disc with neck pain/stiffness and right arm/hand pain/tingling. I had a quick recovery and was feeling fine. My surgeon noted that I was fully fused (had used allograft and a plate system), but that I did have a bone spur... (0 replies)
... big time nerve compression... and fairly severe cord impingement.. looked like the disc was going to chop the spinal cord in half. Surgery went according to plan.. 'lotsa disc material out there' per the neurosurgeon. ... (26 replies)
... About 13 weeks ago I was diagnosed with a herniated disc at C5C6. ... (5 replies)

Bryan disc
Dec 30, 2003
... Hugo eve, I have some questions for you. Frist, how could the surgery be 16,000.00? I was quoted between 45K and 60K. 16,000.00 for the Nerosurgeon and between 28 and 40K for hospital. Also, I am female, so looking at topless women would not interest me. Now if I could look at www.thunderfromdownunder.com I would definately consider it :D Yum... I see these aussies... (18 replies)
... Hello Everyone :wave: I had a Cervical Fusion & Discectomy with plating & allograph on level C5-6 on Monday. Unfortunately, the day after surgery I had what they think might be a panic attack. My throat closed up and I couldn't breathe. The nurses said that my sat oxygen level was at 82. They also did a chest x-ray right in my room and found out that I developed... (15 replies)
... I'm 51, Male, and up until this all came up I was very active, at the gym working out 6 days a week, and the strongest thing I took was Advil. This has been 4 months of hell. The inactivity is making me crazy. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your comments. I do have the MRI pictures and it clearly shows that the disc in compressing the spinal cord. I have been getting regular MRI's for the last two years to see if it progressed. Until now it did not seem to progress. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks Jenny for the detailed explanation. Couldn't have been explained better. (2 replies)
... and go out to the body, and where they leave the cord, they can be compressed by herniated disks, or arthritic bone spurs or any combination of those 2. The compression is rated as minimal, mild, moderate and severe. ... (2 replies)
... I am getting better at the terminology, but it's all still kind of Greek to me. I am not even sure what you would term what I have...ruptured disc, herniated disc, pinched nerve? ... (0 replies)
... Thanks for the feedback. Since my post I have just finished the 3 day Prednisilone oral course which has helped alleviate some of the pain. However, now for the first time I am getting tingling sensations in my left thumb and index finger which I never had before. Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels? ... (6 replies)
... the worst because you have a herniated disk there. ... (6 replies)
... The fact that there is contact with the spinal cord does not necessarily mean surgery will be recommended by all.. I had three herniated discs, all three of which were touching... ... (2 replies)
... diminished disc space height, ventral spurs and ventral extension of the disc. ... (8 replies)
C5-6-7 Issues
Apr 25, 2008
... I just had my ACDF (C5-6), so can't say for sure yet, but it does look like my numbness isn't going to clear up w/ my surgery (my surgeon told me that was a possibility). I had really hoped it would, but cest la vie. I have permanent numbness in 2 fingers on the R hand (and the outer portion of my R hand) and 'quick to numbness' in both hands (they aren't numb permanently,... (6 replies)
... I have problems running down my left side sometimes but the disc is herniated at the right. ... (2 replies)
... and degenerative disc disease along with myelopathy in the C section of my cord and closed head injury. ... (1 replies)
... C5 that needs surgery. My myelogram was done last week to look at the disc again. I have spinal cord compression, which means a pinched nerve, so to avoid permanent nerve damage, I need the surgery. ... (9 replies)
... on my cervical Xrays, but after doing a cervical MRI that was not true and what was actually causing my vertebrae to appear as if I had stenosis was because of a disc herniation. The herniated disc was causing the thinning of the intervertebral space, not stenosis. ... (13 replies)
... there is a left paramedian disc herniation which contacts and slightly compresses the cervical cord. the disc height is well maintained. ... (258 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, disc, foraminal stenosis, herniated, herniated disc, pain, paracentral disc protrusion, spine, surgery

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