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... Absolutely it can be your cervical spine! I had heaviness in both legs and both arms but mostly on my left arm and leg. ... (9 replies)
... Im having c5,6 acdf and c7 fusion in a month. I am curious to see how many people over 50 on this site with degenerative disc disease had Cervical fusion and how it went post surgery and also how it was down the road. I am curious because I am concerned about my other levels and facet joints and how they will hold up. ... (6 replies)
... Take very special care of your neck. You want the fused portion to heal and thus minimal strain on the neck is probably best. ... (53 replies)

... The NS had me list all my meds, both prescrip and OTC. I was told to bring all my meds with me. The NS put them all in the orders! ... (12 replies)
... I'm no surgeon, but I believe that in the typical ACDF procedure, the entire disk is not removed. Instead, just the ruptured and protruding portions are removed. So there is still some disk remaining that might reherniate on rare occasions. ... (7 replies)
... she will do to help you fuse. For my ACDF I had a bone stimulator. It was prescribed by my surgeon, was an item I wore around my neck and had a battery pack, and wore it 4 hours per day for 8 weeks. It helps the bone heal. ... (12 replies)
... I did have a pseudarthrosis in my lumbar spine years ago that resulted in a second surgery. However, in that case, the first fusion was done without hardware so the second one included hardware. ... (4 replies)
... Posterior cervical surgery is indeed more painful than anterior. My ACDF was virtually pain free (from a surgical pain perspective). But when they go through the back they have to cut through muscle (which they don't do when going through the front), thus the increased pain level. Has your doctor discussed what can be done to enhance fusion? I had a bone growth stimulator... (13 replies)
... and I fused ok etc and the surgery was fine and what they call a success. ... (7 replies)
... with failed fusion and problems with the level above the fusion. I also got several opinions. Although removal of the plate and putting in another was a potential option I was told that this had a greater chance of failure than a posterior approach. ... (1 replies)
... I've asked Saucer to come over and speak to you. She is just recovering from a major fusion that involved C2. She has tried driving. ... (46 replies)
... Your husband has the right idea! Rest and take is easy on yourself. ... (9 replies)
... I did shower in a Philadelphia and eventually switched to a soft collar to shower in. ... (6 replies)
... Had my 2-month post-op visit today! My NS says I'm still doing great but wants to get me in for some PT for minor neck stiffness. He said I could use my percussive massager, as long as I feel no pain -- yay! I asked him about anti-inflammatory meds. He said the jury is still out on the subject, because there are too many conflicting studies to draw any conclusions. He... (12 replies)
... I'm in "recovery" and I made it ok. ... (9 replies)
... attack or risk derailing my bone fusion. ... (1 replies)
... wow thanks all for replies it is nice to know i am not the only one and there are people out there experiencing similar things. ... (9 replies)
... in December, with donor bone and titanium plate. I had to wear a hard Miami J collar for 6 weeks, and actually as I "weaned" off it wore it almost another 2 weeks, and am only now down to a couple hours a day. ... (7 replies)
... All of these things have made me very "cockeyed" and contributed to more and more muscle spasms in my lower back, right side, upper back, right side and shoulders that are just terrible and weren't changed with the surgeries for the better.... ... (6 replies)
... with plate and own bone. Try for muscle spasm TORODAL. ... (15 replies)


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