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... After each bout I would take a week or two of from lifting. About a year and a half later After a bout of bad pain requiring a trip to urgent care for some muscle relaxers I went to another orthopedist. ... (4 replies)
C 5/6 acdf
Apr 5, 2013
... Thank you for the insight. You are right about the possibility of issues relating to ACDF surgery and problems down the line with this kind of work...don't you just love how Doctors say stupid things like what your Doctor said? ... (5 replies)
... How is your range of motion in your neck after you heal? ... (8 replies)

... After reading everyone elses stories of "severe" pain and total numbness I didn't think I qualified. On my first visit to NS he was not sure I needed anything after physical examination. He scheduled MRI because I had exhausted other avenues. After MRI he changed his tune and said I was a surgical candidate. ... (17 replies)
... Back in April after an episode of vomiting from a stomach bug i had extreme pain In my neck. I went to my GP and she suggested Physical Therapy. ... (9 replies)
... Hi! I am new to this board. I have been reading a lot of the postings and have found them very helpful. Back in April after an episode of vomitting from a stomach bug i had extreme pain In my neck. I went to my GP and she suggested Physical Therapy. ... (0 replies)
... up MRI today and will see the doctor Thursday, so may learn more. ... (13 replies)
... After reading all the other post prior to my sergury and after my surgery, I have to say, that I trully feel sorry for some of you. Some of you guys talk about horror stories, and pain that is so out of hand. ... (1 replies)
... Prior to the surgery I had shoulder and arm pain radiating down to my left thumb that felt like an electrical shock. The electrical shock and arm pain went away after the surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I had and acdf of c5 c6 back in feb of 2010. I have been in more pain after the surgery than before, alot of pain in the upper back neck and shoulders, shoulder blades. ... (9 replies)
... Unfornunatly, the doc that said my neck was fine...was a neurosurgeon...the very same one that did the ACDF back in june... ... (10 replies)
... I will give an update after surgery is done. ... (16 replies)
... Thank-you Jennybyc for your response. I have never had an injury to my neck, my neuro said normal wear and tear(old age lol)my discs were bone on bone. I was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis, sorry not familiar with rheumatoid, I will google, I fear anymore surgery at this time, like you said arthritis will only cause more issues. I was very positive and anxious to have... (2 replies)
... sorry to hear you are not recovering as you would like to... though I have heard that is not so unusual in the first months. Still, perhaps you can have another MRI done to be sure everything is where it is supposed to be. I expect I might have some spasm issues as healing continues as well. ... (69 replies)
... derful. All pain was gone as soon as I woke up. I had the stitches out a week later and was cleared for normal activity up to what I could tolerate. So 5 days after that I fell in some mud at the end of my driveway and landed hard on my right shoulder. Intense pain that continued until now. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Lisa I know what it is like to face another ACDF after just having one - I've had two, a year apart. I've also had MRIs after the plate was installed - that black mess you see by your previous ACDF may be due to the metal plate and screws - those interfere with the images. There are things that can be done to get better images of that area (like CT with contrast, for... (4 replies)
... Anyway after Oct 06 I sought 2nd opinion with NS who didn't think I had enough symptoms and sent me for EMG. EMG found CT problem. ... (2 replies)
... I'm pretty sure that is the generic term for scar issues after back surgery (of any kind - not just cervical). And that still blows my mind somehow - the whole disc is not removed? I'm not even sure I understand the difference then between a less invasive measure versus the fusion... In the less invasive measures, they take out only the offending portion whereas in fusion,... (16 replies)
... I am really considering a 2 level ACDF before the end of the year. ... (14 replies)
... My surgeon was an orthopedists(sp). I had arm symptoms and neck cracking and popping before the surgery. I have the screws and post in place. I also had the narrowing and c7 was 50%impingement on the spinal cord. I was told that I had been lucky because at any given time I could have recieved a blow that would have made me paralyzed from the neck down. Really I believe that a... (25 replies)


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