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... t the nail on the head in the last few sentences. My situation sounds very similar to yours. I lived with it for 20 years. I had the shots, and they lasted about a month. ... (29 replies)
... C7, and what little is remaining of the 2 disks is bulging back into the spinal column, putting pressure on the spinal cord. ... (29 replies)
... I just woke up from surgery. Making little move to pull my hamstring towards me is not a good idea it on drugs , so I can't tell yu guys mush yet. They said it well. ... (28 replies)

... feature to find other posts pertaining to cervical spinal fusion. ... (1 replies)
... since I've read that other people have bone grafts with no pain. All I can figure is maybe it's because I had a bone graft of the left hip with my lumbar fusion and the fact that I have lupus that I'm extra sensitive to the pain. But, it is getting better and I'm not limping nearly as much!! YAY! ... (4 replies)
... My spinal cord was severely being compressed but two neurosurgeons at different hospitals looked at my MRI and couldn't find a reason why it happened and they both said that it was "bad luck" and normal wear and tear. ... (15 replies)
... I also had a Lumbar Fusion with Infuse last June. I just thought that I would give you a few more suggestions on preparing your home for your surgery. My husband and I had switched dressers as his is a chest and much higher. ... (47 replies)
... I don't think it would be a good idea for me to try and type everything that is on the report on the laptop because of time involved, error on my part, and my limitations when my right arm gives out. ... (7 replies)
... What a sad story and what a complicated and miserable time you are having. Having opinions from two separate physicians before surgery is the best thing to do, but since your surgery is already done, I would say change neurosurgeons and also see a neurologist. ... (4 replies)
... I took about a year off and was feeling great, so I started lifting weights again and playing hockey and softball recreationally. ... (10 replies)
... u can just feel it. They think your looking for sympathy or trying to get ta free ride. Well, I would not even wish the pain I have on them or anybody else. What good would that do me. But as you know, it is frustrating. ... (14 replies)
... I know it is always a good idea to get 2nd and maybe 3rd opinions before any surgery. Also, I believe that surgery is always the last option. My Nuerologist, PCP and Pain Management Doctors all agree that surgery is always the last option, after trying everything else. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks so much for the good wishes. Yes, it's funny but you do know when the time is right. It's like your last resort doesn't seem like such a bad idea after all! Fortunately I do have lots of confidence in the surgeon and my family doctor is going to be assisting the surgeon so that makes me feel even better. ... (11 replies)
... success seems a bit high...but, if there is nerve compression that is causing numbness, it is important to do something! Without knowing more it is difficult to say if more conservative methods would be effective, or whether she would be a candidate for disc replacement surgery. ... (1 replies)
... Glad to have found such a wonderful and through site and to now be a part of it. ... (4 replies)
... I've had back and neck pain for years. Every MRI I have gotten over the years I have had to beg a doctor to order for me. ... (0 replies)
... My husband is 55 and has basically the same dx. as you. He had an anterior cervical fusion in September 2006 was only in surgery for a couple of hours . ... (4 replies)
... and I developed bilateral frozen shoulder due to the pain and not being able to use my arms as much. I had to see an orthopedic even though I was already seeing a neuro surgeon and pain management doctor. I had several mri's of both shoulders and they did indeed find some injury's. ... (2 replies)
... Hi. I am posterior C3 to T1 as well but no anterior as I nothing before that. Yes, it is more painful although I wouldn't know as I had 2 posterior surgeries and no anterior so I can't compare. ... (13 replies)
... Having had a microlaminectomy, I figured "How much worse could it be? ... (10 replies)

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