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... I was recently In a car accident, and now my back and neck are really screwed up. right now I am in a standard neck brace but my doctor has informed me that I will have to switch to a much different sort of brace. depending on the x rays I could be in any one of these. ... (11 replies)
... I thought I might start a new thread or two. The other day I thought someone here was in Miami, until I realized that the Miami JTO is a brace, and a big one at that. Then there is the Aspen. And of course, the soft cervical collar, which you can even buy at the store. ... (36 replies)
... Barb, I think you are worse off then me so I will quit my complaining. I take my neck brace off about 5 minutes a day and am no longer bandaged. Yes, I get your drift with the Men Appreciating what we do thing. ... (12 replies)

... Mine is right down the front of my neck it is about 2 inches,it is healing really nicely, fading already, ONE good thing. ... (12 replies)
... I can't bend my neck to put my nose in a book, and I can't use my left arm to hold a book up! ... (12 replies)
... with me. I did go to one of the Top Neuro Guys around here at Robert Wood Hospital in New Brnswick NJ. My Dtr did not do much talking, only tell me how bad my neck was and that he could fix it no problem he does thousands a year. ... (12 replies)
... med. I am in my fifth week. I think My colar is the Philadelphia Torture jobber. It is foam and plastic, with a hole in the middle, real attractive. My whole neck is raw from it and I have tried everything, maxi pads, panty liners, silk scarves, bandanas. ... (12 replies)
... I was expecting to be told to remove the lower portion of the JTO and begin my weaning process from the collar part. ... (4 replies)
... to her dictaphone, telling it that the CT scan showed nice fusion, but she knew that "physiologically this was not possible", so I would be staying in the entire JTO for another six weeks! ... (5 replies)
... Hi Mel, I tried posting a reply yesterday, but it would not go through. I hope it does this time. I was so sorry to hear about your online friend, but at the same time, very scared. Several months ago, while I was desperately trying to find someone in my situation (Miami JTO 24/7), I decided to create a chat room while on with my regular ISP. (I donít know if I am... (92 replies)
... I'll assume you do. To be honest, I really can't remember how my neck was before surgery. I do know that I have pretty bad arthritis in my neck. ... (5 replies)
... your head will fall off. When I was freed by the second opinion doctor after wearing the whole contraption for almost 10 weeks, I was terrified to even move my neck for several days. ... (12 replies)
... surgeon of mine is interested in the neck only. She doesn't seem to care at all about the rest of the person. ... (12 replies)
Hi Carla!
Oct 27, 2003
... Hi Carla, Thanks for all the kudos! Before I do anything else, I just want to wish you good luck with your plan of action. I hope that you will be able to get the relief you need without the trauma of surgery. Be careful with the chiropractor, though. I know that many people believe strongly in chiropractors, but I am not one of them. To be honest, I've probably... (23 replies)
... I guess you'd need the Miami JTO for more support. ... (5 replies)
... The Miami JTO is an evil mean sick brace that covers your entire neck and chest and who knows, even your knees. Barb123 wore it and her story is a nightmare, until she took control and took it off. Found new doctors, etc... ... (36 replies)
... He also said that many doctors are just reluctant to go through the back of the neck because it's trickier. ... (6 replies)
... Anyway, I don't see the logic of staying in a collar when I am solidly fused and thus turning my neck muscles into mush. I need to get on with my life and take some chances. I'm not stupid, and I will be very careful. ... (6 replies)
... And I also thought the same thing you did about my neck being mush. I even mentioned that to a couple of people tonight. ... (16 replies)
... Lori, to answer your question, I am in no pain at all from the neck and haven't been, really. However, my left arm is still pretty much useless, and the numbness in the hand is just as bad as ever. ... (24 replies)

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