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... Had 3 level ACDF fusion 9 months ago and still hurt real bad.Had xrays at the surgeons office several times using his three dimension state of the art machine and everthing looks fine and is completely fused.Had the last xray only 6 weeks ago and it still looks good. ... (3 replies)
... on the liberal side, so I don't trust what he says. LOL. He also told me I could go to NYC a month after a 2 level fusion.....NO PROBLEM. I waited till 4 months and even that was rough. Anyway, I am needing to figure out some kind of pain control where I can substitute teach elementary level kids. ... (4 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... FUSION procedure, and I'm STILL doing great... ... (9 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
Non Fusion Option
Mar 30, 2007
... I can't really remember how long it was before I was picking up my son. I'm sure I cheated and started doing it a little bit before I was supposed to. Although my friends and family were really great with making me take it easy. ... (34 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Neckpatient was wrong about the severe pain from severe foraminal compression....I had that too and had very little pain. You get to a point where the pain goes away as the nerve is too badly damaged....not a good sign. ... (12 replies)
... My doctor prescribed an electrical bone stimulator unit that hung around my neck to aid in fusion. I wore it 4 hours per day and he swears by it. I fused very well. ... (8 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)
... whiplashes. It took several years for my discs to degenerate enough to give up and decide on surgery. My dr's didn't help, even the pain specialist was a donkey. ... (65 replies)
... tingling with occasional numbness sensations in left foot, left arm, and head. Pain in left hand, left arm and right side of collarbone. ... (3 replies)
... Doc said that the greater the number of fusion levels, the lesser the success rate. ... (39 replies)
... C6 is and then about an inch below it and in front closer to my throat I see what appears to be a BOLT! It looks like it is just sitting there, not connecting anything from what i can see. ... (9 replies)

Associated Tags: cervical, cervical fusion post op, cervical pain mgmnt, degenerative disc disease, fusion, neck problems, recovery, spinal stenosis, surgery

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