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... ome ice tea, popsicles, pudding etc. And taking your pain meds and sleeping. I stayed in the hospital 1 night and came home the next day. I also came home with a Miami J neck brace on. This will take you a few days to get comfortable in. ... (14 replies)
... the OR joking with the man that puts ya to sleep. I had my own bone graft first time. Thank goodness I opted for donor bone. One less incision site!!!! I am in a Miami j neck brace and imagine when I go back May 13th he will change it to a soft collar one. Any questions hon just ask! ... (9 replies)
... fter I had just had my son. I am getting along fairly well. Know what you mean about the lazyboy!!! I did sleep on couch alil last night with 3 pillows! I have a Miami J neck brace and can only take it off to change dressing and wash neck. My son lol says I look like Darth Vader from Star Wars . ... (2 replies)

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Apr 25, 2003
... I have been lucky in that I haven't had to use my brace in the shower, but Barb did with the Miami J. I hope she will share her secrets. ... (3 replies)
... it's getting hot down here in Florida! I figure as long as the back neck brace is in place, and my head is plastered against the back of the recliner, it can't go too wrong. ... (11 replies)
Mar 18, 2003
... who does the miami J in Gaithersburg. They are a little office inside a small building in Montgomery Village on Clubhouse Road. Anyway, they have to be specially fitted. ... (19 replies)
... Actually, the big problem is that I do NOT know that I am halfway there. The neurosurgeon says, "The collar and brace come off when fusion occurs." She says to expect it to be AT LEAST three months! ... (12 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)
... only. The brace is HELL!!!! ... (12 replies)
... Hi Barb, i am in a Collar only , no brace so I guess I should be grateful. ... (12 replies)
... Hey Barb, your dtr sounds like mine!! Really MEAN!! I had a double Fusion with plat and scres on October 3. I am stillin brace and will be until end of this month. That amke 8 weeks total. ... (12 replies)
... sked me about any problems, and I told her there were none. And then she DISCHARGED me!!!! This was the day that I first would have been coming out of the neck brace after 21 weeks! ... (5 replies)
... It's not very comforting when the doctor says, "You will wear the brace until the CT scan says you have fused and not before. It could be three months, six months, two years, or never!" Not knowing is what is so frightening. ... (24 replies)
... I had the soft collar for sleeping after the second night. The Maimi J I wore for a week. It's an awesome collar as far as collars go. It has to be fitted for you, but it too had washable pads and was easy to use. ... (36 replies)
... Hi everyone, I'm a mixed up mess! I should be happy, but instead, I'm kind of confused. I think I wrote that I was planning to go for a second opinion about the contraption. (I've written to so many people that I can't remember what I've said to whom! If I am repeating myself, please forgive me.) Anyway, when I... (6 replies)
... functional. I plan to call the orthotist today to find out what kind of soft brace to get for showering. And then next week, I am probably going to call my husband's cousin's neurosurgeon for an appointment. ... (16 replies)
... (((Kim))) All I can say is THANK YOU. This whole thing is so darn confusing!!! In addition to all the people I have met here, I did a member directory search on AOL to try and find anyone who has had cervical spinal surgery. I've found a few people and spoken to about 3 of them. I still have not found anyone who has had to wear what I have, although a nice guy I met... (16 replies)
... Hi Lori, Thanks for writing. I really don't know if I could manage to take the contraption off and put it back on, but I was thinking of going to the orthotist to get a soft collar for showering. Then, maybe the friend who has been helping me with the pads could "train" me to get the contraption off and back on. (I infer that the doc is against removing the regular... (16 replies)

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