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... a laminectomy is a much tougher surgery, and an even tougher recovery. All of the muscles in back of your neck are cut, which is a very BIG deal. The recovery time is much longer. Also, having a laminectomy does not mean you won't be fused. ... (42 replies)
... Hey Binx...how you holding up? Glad you finally made the decision to do something before it got too bad. What you do now is your decision. I went "conservative" too and then when that failed, went major with the 6 vertebrae fusion and laminectomy. You can always go back in for more surgery but once you commit to a laminectomy, you can't go back. It's done. I was hoping... (14 replies)
... I don't mind a long recovery as long as I think I have a good shot of being pain free after. ... (8 replies)

... o 30 mm. As such, these holes were probed, tapped and probed again prior to placement of the right sized screw as determined by the Stealth. We now performed our laminectomy by drilling two vertical troughs at the laminar facette junction. ... (14 replies)
... S1 laminectomy this past July 2012. I had no numbness before surgery and now I have bad numbness in my foot and ankle, and some numbness on my calk and upper thigh. ... (2 replies)
... in 2008. I have a congentially narrow spinal canal, and like you had a laminectomy in 2000 because they found a bump, which turned out to be clogged a tangled veins, that they had to get rid off because it was dangerous to everything. ... (161 replies)
... C7. There is a lot more postings on this board about discotomy and fusion than for laminectomy but for me this was a logical choice of procedure. ... (1 replies)
... T1 cervical posterior laminectomy and fusion. Obviously, this is major surgery, so I obtained a second opinion from another top doctor in town. ... (20 replies)
... after a MRI. I began having severe symptoms the following month. I had trouble with my gait, became weak in arms and legs, and numbness in my hands. I had the Laminectomy with Fusion surgery on Jan. 21, 2010. ... (8 replies)
... c6 disc that is compressing my spinal cord. today was the first time anyone has mentioned laminectomy with fusion. ... (14 replies)
... Hi, I had the same operation at the same level in July also. How is your recovery going? ... (1 replies)
... thank you for your reply, denise. i really get a lot out of hearing how well you are doing only 3 weeks past your ACDF. it buoys my hopes, for sure. i actually spoke with my physical therapist for a while yesterday about the difference in the two surgery options and she was able to help me understand a little more about the risks vs. the benefits of each. i know she's... (14 replies)
... In 2000 I had posterior laminectomy of c2-26 w/o fusion. I have nothing but problems and pain with my neck since then. I spent 6 months after surgery fighting an infection in my neck befor the doctor finally went back in and excised it and stapled it shut. Finally healed. I doze off in a chair and my neck falls so far backwards I have to grab my hair to pull it back up. ... (19 replies)
... just recovery is SLOW PROCESS and be dedicated to your new craft recovery. ... (19 replies)
... This is much more traumatic than the laminectomy that sunshine221 is asking about. I was not able to start PT until the 6th month of recovery. Initially it was very basic and controlled. ... (9 replies)
... I had "severe" spinal stenosis C5-C7 with some stenosis and a bone spur C4. My main symptom that got me to the neurologist was a gait problem that was getting worse with some right leg and arm numbness. A also started getting some tremors, primarily on the right side. The neurologist said I had neurological Weakness on that side (reflexes, etc.) No pain!!!! But they said... (9 replies)
... Wow!!! A cervical laminectomy and back to work in a couple of weeks!!!!! Was it only one level? ... (42 replies)
... I asked the surgeon if the laminectomy could create spinal instability. He said it shouldn't as long as he doesn't remove very much bone. I know that a fusion can definitely cause instability. ... (8 replies)
... Looking for someone who has had it done and how the surgery and recovery went. I am extremely nervous about the surgery but looking forward to a better quality of life. ... (2 replies)
... Here is my little story about my hospital adventure. After the operation I can remember lying down in the recovery room with a nurse washing my hair and could hear two nurses talking. ... (29 replies)


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