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... at least this is what I was told. ... (24 replies)
... I am in Canada and my Dr. Rerri who is ortho surgeon with spinal specialty did my acdf but told me that he had just had dinner with only dr. in Canada who is doing the artificial disc. ... (4 replies)
... expecting to set a date for ACDF. Instead, my neurosurgeon, after looking at MRIs taken today and three months ago, has changed his recommendation to Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy. ... (4 replies)

... Yes thats true, carpal can go all the way up into the neck, as the rehab doctor informed me. Your area of pain sounds like where I experiaced mine. I had it in the back at the scapula, almost directly under. Thats where it started to increase with pain as the carpal in the hands increased. ... (12 replies)
... not the rotator cuff. ... (16 replies)
... with my own bone and WITHOUT and metal plating or screws. Was in a hard collar for 3 months and had 4 months of PT. First symptoms to warrant the surgery in 2001 was terrible neck pain with numbness in both arms and hands and actually dropping things. ... (4 replies)
... I've never posted here before but a quick look through the board suggests that some of you may be able to help me with a question. ... (9 replies)
Afraid of surgery.
Jan 20, 2008
... I understand where you are coming from. I've had multiple surgeries in my life, but my ACDF worried me much more than the others. Life is unscripted, and being the gym rat that you were, you probably never had this in mind as something in your future. I didn't either. ... (17 replies)
... This just happened today. Right below my chin. Numbness is common in different areas. Nerves near the incision may be reacting to a bit of normal swelling at the incision site. ... (3 replies)

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