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... I will. My Surgeon also did flex xrays before the surgery. He has me scheduled to get the xrays done again before I see him. I'll post what he says. I feel for you having to go through posterior. ... (16 replies)
ACDF Surgery
Jan 24, 2006
... some weakness but no problems in the legs. The numbness and tingling I had in the fingers before surgery is gone. ... (15 replies)
ACDF Surgery
Jan 21, 2006
... in Oct. 2001, without plates and screws and they used the bone from my left hip for both levels. I have to say that I was lucky in that my hip was sore but not unbearable. ... (15 replies)

... I've had a ton of surgeries and the ACDF was one of the easiest. Going through the front of the neck they don't go through muscle. So for many the post surgical pain is minimal. ... (25 replies)
... Lots has gone on to get this suregery date. Just to recap some we go.. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you so much, everyone for taking time to reply. No need to apologize for making it long. I really appreciate all of your input. At this point we are going to pursue the CT of the brain and see if there is anything going on there. ... (11 replies)
... Not Jenny, but I'll put in my two cents here.. I am 5 days post op on a 1 level ACDF with cadaver bone and instrumentation. I chose to go with a neurosurgeon due the nature of the surgery and the fact that it dealt more with nerves and spinal cord than bone, in my opinion. ... (8 replies)
... On Dec. 16th 2005, I had ACDF of the C4,5,6 with donor bone and a metal plate with 6 screws at Depaul hospital in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Byrd was my OS. I am 44 year old father of 2. ... (23 replies)
... Hello, I am a 40 year old man who is in good shape and I lead a very active life style. Over the last ten years I have on and off again next pain. ... (8 replies)
To melanie dawn
Jun 9, 2003
... to be honest i wanted the 5 level laminectomey. My thoughts were that then I would never have to worry about cervical stenosis agian. I have a congenitally narrow spine , whole neck. ... (10 replies)
... It is less disruptive to neck muscles. Posterior neck surgery is more painful than ACDF due to the fact that muscles must be disected to get to the spine. Thus ACDF is more well tolerated and is easier to recover from so it is the first choice in most cases. ... (10 replies)
... That may help. You are also probably in pain in the neck and shoulder area because they have to put your neck in traction when they do the surgery. ... (3 replies)
Spinal stenosis
Feb 20, 2011
... marie, while believe me, i can soo totally understand the hesitency behind even going the surgical route, you simply ALSO have to look at what your overall quality of life currently just "is' here too? ... (38 replies)
... About 2 weeks after my surgery I again was in complete pain. The pain was actually worse than prior to the surgery. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I had a ACDF in Dec 2011, just over 3 years ago. ... (6 replies)
... I believe your experiences are invaluable to this board. ... (36 replies)
Apr 1, 2005
... I had a ACDF with titanium cages and bone matrix. ... (11 replies)

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