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... nd a number of you as well are just getting started when they pull that disc off of the damaged cord...Anyway...I am glad to hear a number of you are progressing months after surgery and I guess that is what I am hoping for...I have improved strength and some neurological improvement... ... (20 replies)
... I've noticed the sensation is often stronger right after I do a physical therapy exercise. ... (0 replies)
... My symptoms started showing up around 6 months after the accident. The worst of the pain was on January 28, 2014 when I went to Emerg. ... (15 replies)

... What does your doctor say? This is certainly something I would be asking about if you are 3 months post-op. I am 16 days post op on a bi-level (C5 - C7). My throat was never horribly sore but certainly I have that "blocked" sensation which is improving, but slowly. I guess if I had to describe it I would just say my throat feels more "closed" and a little tight.....but I... (2 replies)
... You may always have a certain amount of pain. If you trusted your doctor enough to cut on you then stay with him. I thought the same thing at 7 weeks and now 6 months post I am glad I have the doctor I did. ... (20 replies)
... early. It can take months or longer for damaged nerves to heal. ... (1 replies)
... but definitely much better days. Even after a good day, the pain increases in the evenings. ... (2 replies)
... on March 29th. I wore the Miami J hard brace for three full months and have just been out of it for less than a week. ... (10 replies)
... tingling could take up to 6 months to subside by my NS. ... (2 replies)
... The next few days were rough, because after about a day, my symptoms got noticeably worse. ... (28 replies)
... in touch with you all and not have to post on here all the time if you don't mind me joining the group. This message board has been a lifesaver for me. 4 days after surgery when I thought I was dying the messages of support I received saved me. My ns office did not, neither to my pcp. ... (21 replies)
... I'm glad everything is improving for you. ... (79 replies)
... The third week you start doing many of your activities but at a slower pace and with the restrictions your dr. puts on you. Each week thereafter you keep improving but also the nerves wake up and you start feeling the aches and pains and stuff as your body heals. ... (23 replies)
... He recommends surgery around 3 months or nerve damage could be permanent. ... (12 replies)
... I was given several exercises involving a big rubber ball and that did wonders for my back and legs. Although occasionally these pains revisit me, it's usually after over doing it by pushing my body to far, then the aches and pains go away in about a day or 2. ... (4 replies)
... Then, several months ago, my left ARM started acting up. Sometimes, there was numbness, sometimes pain, sometimes weakness. I attributed it all to the MS. ... (36 replies)
... acdf 6 months ago, am fused and decompressed, and doing pretty good with my neck recovery. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your story. It's similar to mine. So far Ice, Heat & traction have relieved most of my pain. Still there but not as intense. I wish you well on your recovery. Please keep us posted. :) (7 replies)
... I woke up with my C6 nerve numb from the surgery and the arm weak, but it has been improving fast. I'm told it should be back to normal within a few months. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for the info. My weaknesss/numbness seems to be stable, not getting worse but not necessarily improving. Since it is affecting my right arm/hand (which is my dominant hand, of course) it is quite concerning. It sounds like the weakness I have is worse than what you experienced. I notice it doing things like lifting something off or onto a shelf, blow drying my... (16 replies)


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