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... Seen by Intern first.... he does a bunch of reflex tests, asks a bunch of questions, etc. ... (10 replies)
... I had another surgery 2 days later, this time from the front. They separated my disks and placed a plate and screws. They turned me over and placed a cadaber bone with rods and screws. That all happened 3 months ago. ... (6 replies)
... You aren't even out of the collar yet, and once you are it will take time for your muscles to remember they are of any use. ... (14 replies)

... for your reply to my message about how to find a reference for a Neurological Surgeon. ... (5 replies)
... What it does, is fix the mechanical issues that are wrong. They take out the bad disc...replace with bone... ... (3 replies)
... i have to say,if your surgeon did not use hardware on you to hold those bone ends in place,not using a collar to me seems a bit crazy. ... (9 replies)
... you are on the road to recovery!! It can take a long time, but you will see continual, gradual improvement. Plus we tend to start doing more and then get little setbacks. I feel you may be one of these people. ... (5 replies)
... How long did it take others to actually feel the benefits from the surgery and able to return back to normal? ... (3 replies)
... s not working as well. Basically, I'm dealing with what I've dealt with the past 15 years. I've already been told by my surgeon that my exrays look good and that fusion will take 3 months to 2 years. I have some questions..PLEASE at least answer 1 and 1A and if you have time for more super. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. ... (5 replies)
... that my donor bone had disintegrated and he didn't know why. On the phone he offered me more surgery and said that he would take out the existing hardware and put in a metal cage this time with my own bone from my hip. I made an appt. ... (15 replies)
... How long will you be completely down at first? ... (19 replies)
... I suspect this has a lot to do with how you feel but the good news is, both reactions should slowly stop.......soon. ... (45 replies)
... I'll take a stab at answering a little more thoroughly. ... (16 replies)
... I guess Minnesota must have pretty brutal winters. How much snow do you get? ... (25 replies)
... It really does sound like you need those foramina opened up and that alone should bring your pain levels way down. ... (4 replies)
... T1. First I had a surgery to to enlarge the spinal canal to stop stenosis and then 3 months later, broke my neck. I dislocated 5 vertebrae and broke 3 of the new bone grafts that had been put in. So my great new stenosis surgery turned in a long 6 vertebrae fusion from the back. I have some experience with necks. ... (3 replies)
... I type faster than it will take you to go read. ... (161 replies)
... How many ADD children does it take to screw in a light bulb? ... (2 replies)
... they all agree. I was similar to you that I waited until the pain was unbearable and my quality of life was decreased. I also tried alternatives to no avail. How long have your symptoms been going on? ... (4 replies)
... Dr. Schiffer is a very nice doctor who can offer a lot of minimally invasive stuff. I don't think that they can "suck out" bone spurs, however. I have a herniated disk and a degenerating disk space with bilateral bone spurs. To help the bone spurs Dr. Schiffer offered to perform an ACD. ... (2 replies)

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