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Jun 21, 2013
... Now about 6 weeks after the second surgery I have quite a bit of pain in the back of my neck, and swelling. ... (1 replies)
... I tried last year to turn a wrench. But that didn't last long at all. I was in so much pain I couldn't even walk to my car after work. ... (27 replies)
What next?
Jan 3, 2013
... month ago. I woke up in the middle of the night thinking I must be having a heart attack. The pain is in the middle of my upper back and down my right arm. After the doctor visit I started getting weakness and loss of motion in my right hand. The pain let up though. I still wake every night with this new pain. ... (5 replies)

... I have an EMG next week. It gets to the point where one is so used to being poked and prodded, one just shrugs it off after a while. I must admit, though, this one freaks me out. ... (21 replies)
... I have cervical spinal stenosis since 2002 and have a fusion at c4-c6 with hardware , the problems has since reared its ugly head again , I am back with the specialist , physical therapy etc.......... this time I got second opinions and I got the same answer , unless you are screaming in pain, you don't need surgery , I'm almost at that point, I would get a second opinion to... (3 replies)
... I don't think your cervical problems can be addressed with just one surgery. However, a laminoplasty looks like a reasonable start. Just so you know, I have had a single-level ACDF, a single-level foraminotomy, and a multi-level laminoplasty-with-foraminotomies. I think you really, really need to educate yourself as much as possible before your appointment on Tuesday. The... (3 replies)
... I don't even recall what a PCF is. They have always wanted to do the fusion, right from the start. But I keep reading that the disc replacement is better for a number of reasons, the biggest reason being that the adjacent levels can remain unaffected and less likely to blow out. I read the horror stories here about fusions, screws and plates loose, bone that won't fuse, long... (5 replies)
... Your MRI from four years ago indicated that you could benefit from a PCF, and a doc even suggested that to you. ... (5 replies)
... owed time. My orthopedic doc today that I saw was a little offended that I went to neurosurgeon. Anyway, my fusion "failed" according to him. He showed me on the MRI the bone spurs that she either "missed" or more than likely have formed because my neck was "collapsing". My neuro I just saw a month ago never said anything. ... (9 replies)
Need help!
Jun 23, 2012
... hi. I had similar MRI results, I held off of surgery until the pain and loss of movement got the better of me. I was so scared about neck surgery. ... (6 replies)
... jennybyc the thought of another ACDF scares me so much, especially after my lumbar disaster. However, I know I can not live many more days like I am. I cant even function, and the neck pain and stiffness is so severe. ... (12 replies)
... How did they stop the spinal cord bleeding?! That's just scary-I'm glad you're doing better and I hope you have no more problems. (14 replies)
... ants me to sleep, not sleeping just intensifies the pain. I take muscle relaxors, sleeping meds., and pain meds to help control my pain and help me sleep. Even after all the surgery I've had, I still have pain, but not as severe as prior to the surgery. ... (46 replies)
I have a date!!!!!
Apr 25, 2012
... T1. Now I've got lumbar issues, just had an MRI last Monday. I'm waiting to see my NS to see how he wants to progress with that. ... (34 replies)
... No MRI report as the GP did not receive one, this was all garnered from the consultant's letter to the GP which lovely Doctor Mehta let me read. ... (9 replies)
... The ACDF for a small area is a great surgery if done correctly. My first encounter with a spine surgeon was that I needed surgery from C3 to T1 or 2. Huh? ... (53 replies)
... ""I was not a great advocate for myself at the time"" I can relate. My first operation was also an emergency single-level ACDF. I understood nothing at the time, and nothing right up until I needed a second operation eight years later, when I finally started learning. ""I have an appt with an ortho so he can look at my shoulder so I will also have him look at my neck.""... (4 replies)
... Hello all. I am posting here because of all the experience of the members here, I am hoping that maybe some of you can help or hopefully reassure me that I am not insane. As I am certainly starting to feel a little or alot crazy. Last september I had an acdf of c5-6. My neurosurgeon said this one had to be fixed now because it had massively effected my cord. Before surgery... (4 replies)
... The first medical person who looked at me after my MRI could have killed me. You NEVER manipulate a person's neck that has spinal stenosis and herniated discs. ... (6 replies)
... I had severe cervical stenosis at C6 which occurred about 2 yr after my ACDF surgery. I then had a posterior cervical foraminotomy. Tests are never as clear as we hope. ... (2 replies)

Associated Tags: acdf, cervical, chronic pain, hand pain, laminoplasty, mri report interpretation, neck pain, numbness, stenosis

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