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... I had same issues. I have a hospital bed that is raise just a tad at the head. I sleep on my side and form a pillow in the hole that is naturaly forms between your head and shoulders. I fill that area, then put a pillow right behind my head and fall asleep. ... (6 replies)
... Hi to all! I found this board the day before my surgery,wish it would have been sooner! ... (12 replies)
... you are suffering thru this crap.post op surgical crap is the worst.I have gone thu it five times now and it never gets better. I am jsut wondering what type of collar you have? ... (21 replies)

... yep that collar is just wayyy too big for you.this is the exact problem I was having with that stupid philly i was forced to endure,i actually had more pain in my shoulders at times than with my freakin neck!and actual deep grooving in there too. ... (21 replies)
... Sorry for not getting back in touch....I am better now. I guess I was having some depression issues. ... (21 replies)
... C7 No Hardware, my own bone. ... (79 replies)
... o cut thru any real muscle mass like they would if you had the back approach like chrissy had sooo many issues with. i had some of the same problems she did from my spinal cord surgery only becasue of all that thick muscle they have to cut thru,so thats a biggie for you hon. ... (11 replies)
... to send you a post since she's in a Philly collar. ... (20 replies)
... I would be very concerned about the fact that there was no brace required by my doctor. I wore my Philly collar for 4 weeks and soft collar for at least 4 more. ... (10 replies)
... Corp. Donor Bone and Plate. The pain has never went totally away for me. The numbness in left hand is gone but the pain in trapezious muscles and surgery site is still very evident. ... (7 replies)
For CHERYLA
Jun 4, 2003
... weeks in the Philly collar? ... (0 replies)
... I too had my surgery at Hopkins, who was your surgeon if I may ask? ... (14 replies)
... I have been doing more though. Today I spent all day at 'baby class' and watched one of those fantastic videos! I think it affected my wife more then me...... ... (79 replies)
... ometimes, any doc can be totally clueless to something we feel is very important, it is getting them onto YOUR page that is the real key here. if they can relate in any way shape or form to what you are dealing with, things just go sooo much better. ... (43 replies)
... mine was a "miami J",wayyy more comfy than the philly was.geez,anything would have been beter than that dang philly.when they state "hard' collar. ... (21 replies)
... in the freaking face. that is just soooo sick in how you were treated,so sick hon. sorry you had to go thru that at all. what an idiot. ... (10 replies)
... I haven't used the collar you are talking about but I did have really good success with the miami? ... (2 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 22, 2010
... i did not see that abbreviation anywhere else in your post, thats why i am asking? ... (75 replies)
... This far out into recovery, I'm still with the same instructions until my next visit. ... (11 replies)
... p and he says he held my hair up for me, and maybe held the back part of the collar in place while I secured the front. I did wash my own hair. ... (28 replies)




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