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Incision Healing
Aug 11, 2009
... I could not lift anything over about 8 pounds for 3 months. I remember the first time I had a muscle spasm, I thought my head was going to split open it hurt so bad. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 11, 2009
... Hello! My PT said the same about my muscles. So we're going to retrain mine. I had the deep tissue yesterday for the first time & it was great! Judi, do you work? If so, when did you go back to work? I have a tendency to over-do and I'm nervous about working part time because I know that as soon as I step back into the ring, there won't be any stopping! Linda (21 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. Karen (25 replies)

... ally had my ACDF surgery 2 days ago.Surgeon said that all went well.I still have a lot of neck pain all around my neck and on the right side where it always hurt at and in the front of neck near the incision site it is very sore. ... (25 replies)
... I too had ruptured discs at those same levels. I also had numbness in my hands and kept dropping things... ... (17 replies)
Funny Defencies
Jul 28, 2003
... Well, I had 3 week checkup at the NS's office. I went in, was taken to the examining room. He walked in with a tray, with tools and bandages. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you Jenny! I too have a very high pain tolerance and so... with my 1st surgery I never did take any pain meds once I got home. Was back to work in 3.5 weeks. Thanks for dispelling all rumors! Much love!:angel: (5 replies)
... s you think. My first surgery involved doing work on the vertebrae themselves and involved C3 to C7. Thy had to shave a large area of the back of my head and the incision goes from the base of my skull down about 6". The second surgery used the same incision and goes about 8". ... (5 replies)
... and as they heal you start to get some sensation. Tingling may come first and then electrical zaps and when they finally come back to full life, they may scream at you with if saying ..HI I'm BBBaaacccckkkkkk. It is the reverse of what we experience when we have compression... ... (10 replies)
... doc in san fran told me that nerves grow so so so slowly..and while they do grow, they create funny sensations etc. I would try anything your PT wants to throw at you...except premature lifting. ... (18 replies)
... Your neck incision is closed with a stitch under the skin. The stitches will dissolve in time and do not need to be removed. ... (6 replies)
... and in the 4 months between diagnoses and surgery, I actually wasn't feeling too bad. ... (8 replies)
Apr 12, 2016
... I was pretty nervous too, but in my case not having the surgery didn't seem like a viable option, at least long term. ... (27 replies)
... When I first learned I needed an ACDF, it was horrified at the thought, so I know how you feel. ... (6 replies)
Post Op 8 weeks
Nov 6, 2004
... f. This recuperation from this surgery is tough and I can sympathize with anyone who has had it and is having problems. I still have numbness from the anterior incision up to my chin and I doubt if it will ever completely go away as nerves were cut that may not regenerate there. At least it is numb and not painful! ... (7 replies)
... I do feel like I am feeling and doing well compared to others' posts I have been reading. I have no pain from the incision or surgical area that I can tell and have not been taking any pain meds since 10 days after my surgery, but I am still taking Flexiril for muscle spasms. ... (13 replies)
... r the reply. I give you little history of what happened and whats going on. I had the surgery on dec. 08. i wore a collar for 10 days and was released to work ib 3 weeks. I have a desk job. Soon as a woke up from surgery all my pain was gone. I felt great for about 6 weeks. ... (2 replies)
... to eliminate pain. An MRI showed the disk problem and surgery was advised. My neurosurgeon confirmed this, but he advocated PT as a more conservative approach at first along with a brief steroid regimen. ... (15 replies)

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