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Funny Defencies
Jul 28, 2003
... 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. Here was my NS about to inspect my incision and change the dressing himself. Has this ever happened to anyone? ... (8 replies)
... Now I have a 'baseline' to work with. Thank you very much. (2 replies)
... A little redness is expected. If you find your incision growing more painful, red , and if it swells you will know. ... (2 replies)

Incision site
Dec 22, 2004
... I have bouts of numbness, tingling feeling in the incision area and up under chin. ... (6 replies)
... op, still very numb, but last week I started experiencing a slashing pain in the incision area. It was very disconcerting and made me wonder if something was giving way inside my throat. ... (1 replies)
... Hi ariz4me: My wife's 2cents is the bumps my be scar tissue??? Gee I feel like we are kindred spirits with the C3 -T2 Laminectomy with fusion rods and screws. My concern is with my initial left hand weakness an the postoperative right arm weakness is being able to get into the workforce. Currently I'm unemployed from the IT field and have been bringing in some money by... (9 replies)
... I found out today that I might have up to two weeks in an inpatient rehab facility after my spinal fusion (I will be on anti-coagulants and would have trouble with incision healing). I can't find any references to this sort of rehab on the web. has anyone here been in inpatient rehab? Is it just like being in the hospital? (6 replies)
... Anyone have any good suggestions as to how to stop the itching at the site of scar healing? In my case, surgical glue was used to close the wound site. Thanks! (1 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 12, 2009
... lkberlin - good call on the smoking. I've read alot about how that can slow down if not prohibit grafting. Best wishes for success!!! Stonepile (21 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 12, 2009
... Yes, I work full-time. I was back to work after 2 1/2 weeks. The first 3 days were shorter 6 hour days and by the end of the week I was back full time. (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)
Incision Healing
Aug 10, 2009
... lkberlin - I'm sorry to hear that you are having issues with the swelling in your throat. I wish I had an answer for you that would resolve your anxiety, however, I still am experiencing that same "swollen" feeling. I had my three month check-up a week ago and the NS said that there is really nothing that can be done. He said that others had described it as a "hairball"... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... We have so much in common it's amazing. My recovery was the same. All my pain, numbness, and muscle spasms were gone when I woke up after surgery. One thing I've noticed after surgery that I'm happy about is that I thought I had a rotator cuff injury prior to surgery. I'd been unable to sleep on my side with my arm above my head for several years. After surgery the pain... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... Hopefully it helped hearing that at least someone else had the same thing going on. There are a lot of posts about the swallowing problems after surgery, but not alot when one is five or six weeks out. Hopefully, we'll both just keep on improving and it's just that our bodies take a little longer than most to decrease the swelling. Do you consider your surgery a... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... I don't feel like it gets hung up anywhere but that it is being pushed on from the front. The swelling is getting better so the feeling is geting better but there is a hard spot (getting smaller) that does press back on the trachea. I don't know if your thought of it getting caught on the plate is possible or not but it may be. Prior to surgery I was having some... (21 replies)
... hard to swallow. It doesn't hurt but I choke. The doctor finally gave me liquid medication. I am still eating soft foods. My stiches were removed yesterday. The incision is bigger than I thought but looking really good. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Sunshine! Las Vegas sounds so warm about now. Alaska is slowly thawing but a nice trip to the desert sounds just great.. You know, nothing got me down quicker than comments from well meaning friends..I would think I was making great progress and someone would say...'poor thing, you look so stiff...' it would bum me out for days. So, try not to let them effect your... (18 replies)
... I am not really sure what your dizziness is caused by but i can tell you that your body can do some really strange things during your healing time because now that you have had your surgery your nerves and spinal cord are not being compressed anymore so they are trying to heal. ... (6 replies)
... i personally think they are there moreso for the very beginning to assure good incision edge alignment til they 'catch' and start to heal together? ... (1 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Aug 26, 2010
... hi mj, just wondering exactly WHO ordered that PT for you this early into your healing process? ... (75 replies)

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