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... my legs simply would not work! THEN when I was trying to make it out to the car so that someone could drive me home, my legs kept giving out on me... ... (9 replies)
... I take a random ibuprofen or two now and then, but other than that I am on no prescribed meds... ... (9 replies)
... r little ones on legs and arms but one on my neck is horrifying. I was also told to rub vitamin E on the scar. It was interesting that the list of meds such as ibuprofen not to take for 8 months was also listed no oral vitamin E. ... (53 replies)

... Also are you sure you had a fusion and not a disc replacement? ... (9 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)
Looking for Advice
May 19, 2010
... I continued doing PT on and off for 18 months. As things came back or I got strength back, I did a little more PT. ... (1 replies)
... she will do to help you fuse. For my ACDF I had a bone stimulator. ... (12 replies)
Non Fusion Option
Mar 30, 2007
... As for waiting, I guess it depends how uncomfortable your condition is making you. Mine got to the point where I couldn't stand it any longer. ... (34 replies)
... I am so glad to hear all is going good for you. The good Lord will take care of you and me too. I'm excited, but nervous about my upcoming surgery, but I'm going in it with a positive attitude. ... (25 replies)
... were causing a lot of the pain and also where the nerves were being pinched off they removed that bone also covering the nerves that were hurting.They told me to not wear a neck brace more than I have to as the titanium plate will hold everything in. ... (25 replies)
ACDF not fusing
May 4, 2007
... I was wondering about that. The NS said it was a very basic surgery, and that he does tons of ACDF every month, and with the hardware there was no need for followup. ... (7 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)
... ttle pain. You get to a point where the pain goes away as the nerve is too badly damaged....not a good sign. As I've said elsewhere, lack of pain is the problem, not the pain itself. Woodard doesn't even like to operate for pain. He waits for function loss or pain diminishing. ... (12 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. Anyone else have an image like this? ... (9 replies)
... Doc said that the greater the number of fusion levels, the lesser the success rate. ... (39 replies)
Stiffness question
Jun 16, 2007
... To be honest I would expect stiffness for quite a while. ... (7 replies)
... Hope that helps...it does not space me out or anything. ... (4 replies)
... They won't automatically offer it in some cases if you don't tell them you need help. The general recommendation is to not take ibuprofen as studies show it might interfere with fusing. Take tylenol. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks Deb and Chatter for your replies. Sorry you're going thru this too. It just stinks, did a abit of raking and ouch! I don't take pain meds, only ibuprofen for fear of addiction. I usually just go recline in my chair after these episodes, but, so sick of forgoing plans with others in fear of pain! ... (9 replies)
... saids, ibuprofen etc. ... (9 replies)


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