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... That's great that you are doing so well!.. The only part that I am shocked about is letting you be in a car so soon after surgery. Besides the drive home. I was told absolutely no driving for two weeks. This was because even the slightest accident could cause damage and/or injury. And obviously no driving with pain medications as those who have never taken them until... (33 replies)
... ust giving myself time to heal....I can still feel where they cut horizontally under the vertical skin incision. Can't afford to break or rupture anything in the healing period! ... (18 replies)

... level done so it isn't a big deal. Both of my neck surgeries were from the back and they had to cut a lot of muscles so it is far more painful and a much longer healing process. But that was for C3 to T1 and my incision goes from the back of my head to my shoulder blades. Deal with that only when you have to. ... (18 replies)
... the artificial disc 2. The second level causing pain and making me think I'm not healing 3. My neurosurgeon being a quack. I had serious side effects with the pain medsand called the office and was told deal with it. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Nanacan.....right now this Nana can't do much but I can answer you here(and I answered you on my thread too). Neck surgery takes a long time for you to heal. Think about what is in the area where they just operated...spine, esophagus, throat, carotid artery and jugular vein and a whole bunch of awful lot in a very tight space of the neck. So any swelling... (10 replies)
... tand just what areas are generating what in you. and when you have multi possibles like i did and you do, that IS a biggie. it just narrows down OTHER possibles. healing wont take as long either when there is not a huge tear to have to deal with. ... (21 replies)
ACDF surgery
Oct 5, 2011
... The surgery was a complete success ! I had the most wonderful doctor. My incision is virtually invisible. ... (1 replies)
... feeling and I think I can NOTICE them now that the swelling has subsided as it just feels weird when I swallow. This is a new thing as of yesterday...Incision is healing great I barely even know it's there, but touching it makes me feel queasy! ... (7 replies)
... very. Don't push yourself.....muscles heal at their own rate and you can't make them heal faster. Expect nerve pain as things heal. Nerves like to announce their healing with a good shot of pain as if they are screaming...I'm Baaaccckkkk. So don't worry about how long you have to take pain meds. ... (6 replies)
... For the incision, you may want to ask for a referral to doctors who specifically work on skin wounds, healing etc. Some healthy people find they don't recover as quickly from incisions, scrapes, cuts, etc. ... (1 replies)
... his surgery. My surgery was caused by DDD and arthritis, herniated and pinched nerves. My thumbs go numb often, the area under my chin, my neck and areas by the incision and drain are also numb. I have heard that all of the above are part of the normal healing process. ... (3 replies)
... Many people on this message board have said that they got alot of relief from physical therapy after it was okayed by their surgeons. Also, remember... the healing process on this is slow. Let me know when you will see the doc. ... (13 replies)
... Then go home and rest and sleep and be a real couch potato. This takes time for the nerves to heal and your body to recover. Small incision but big stuff inside. ... (14 replies)
... I will have my ACDF next month, November 8th, and I will tell you like everyone has told me....please take it slow and easy. You don't want to undo the fusion work that has taken place. It sometimes takes 6-12 months for complete fusion to take place. Good luck in the future....and take care. (3 replies)
... ACDF surgery 5 days ago and everything seems to be going ok.But I do still get sore on the right side of my neck where I always hurt before and especially at the incision site in the front of my neck on the right it also gets very sore there also. ... (3 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)
... urgeon 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)
Help - I'm the 10%
Aug 26, 2010
... Jenny-Marcia so great to hear from you . I had a pt appt on tuesday this week he did a light massage around my spine (( rubbing on my neck on both sides of my spine) I don't know it felt great while he was doing it - very gentle - yet he said I was verytight and needed to relax -I told him I was worried that him rubbing would cause more injury - when I arrived home the area... (75 replies)
... Strips removed. The removal wasn't too bad and the incision is healing nicely. I bet it will be barely noticeable before too long. ... (69 replies)

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