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Neck issues
Apr 8, 2015
... I had a 2 level ACDF in 2010. I found a few sites online prior to my surgery and copied and pasted the questions. I did ask many of these questions. ... (8 replies)
... For several years I had pain in my neck that would not go away for any length of time. ... (0 replies)
... I have been fighting neck and anerior throat pain and headachesfor about 6 years. I lso had arm pain which I thought was severe flare up f Fibromyalgia. ... (2 replies)

... you'll see a significant drop in pain at 3 weeks and again at 6 weeks. ... (22 replies)
... Thanks WebDozer for the study excerpts which made me feel a little bit better. The two people at work who got ACDF surgery swear by it and haven't had futher problems. It does seem to work for some. ... (9 replies)
... own all the time and a hospital bed would be an expensive option. With a 15" bed wedge I was able to sleep somewhat with a combination of pillows. Prepare for pain meds with something you can eat easily when you take the medication. I often took it with rice krispie treats and this averted any nausea. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, I really feel your pain because I have the same thing. I had C6 and C7 anterior discectomy and fusion about six weeks ago. I have been in unbelievable NEW pain since then... particularly in my scapula and trapezius. ... (8 replies)
... C7, seven months ago. I am experiencing severe neck and left shoulder pain as well as some issues with my balance. 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 agree with SpineAZ that the doc was hinting that you might need to see someone about learning how to control stress to reduce your pain levels. I do and he is wonderful. I will never be out of pain from my neck but he has made my life so much easier. ... (22 replies)
... steri strips, my incision looks really good. Still much numbness in the jaw and neck but that will be gone in a month or so. He told me I can drive some now! Told me I could SOAK IN THE TUB !!! ... (22 replies)
... me laugh. I was shocked when my surgeon gave me the soft collar and said only to wear it when I leave the bed. I thought, you have got to be kidding, won't my neck snap? ... (15 replies)
... stabbing in the shoulders is, unfortunately, a common problem after the surgery. ... (11 replies)
... le to give you any advice, but I was really interested in your post because of your description of your leg, back and buttock issues. In short I'm laid up with a neck problem and will be having MRI, EMG and ortho surgeon visit in 5 weeks. For the past 4 months, I've spent a lot of my time propped up in bed, or laying. ... (11 replies)
... days. I am going to ask NS about the use of BMP in surgery and a bone growth stimulator at home. ... (18 replies)
... surgeries later, my advice is that surgery shouldn't be the first answer for the issues you describe until some very thorough research and a solid attempt at conservative treatment. ... (11 replies)
... I had an accident 14 years ago, and a neck injury that went undiagnosed until 2003, at which time I had lost most of the use of my left shoulder, arm, and hand, and intense pain. ... (9 replies)
Stress and acdf
Nov 20, 2004
... was out of pain for a while and in July 2002 I moved to a new location and new job. The new job was very stressful. ... (8 replies)
... I am so happy to have found this board. My Dr. had led me to believe this surgery was no big deal and after two weeks I'd be back to normal. So glad to hear reality from those who have gone through it so I will know more realistically what to expect. ... (9 replies)
... and was SO glad to get it off. NOW My muscles on both sides of my neck are kinda stuck in upright position...very weird. I idn't have any of the throat issues you are having but did experience the acid reflux and still am. ... (10 replies)
... can't say whats causing your pain but has to be something. So do not let any doctor blow you off. I found it difficult to get straight answers from doctors after surgery. ... (11 replies)

Associated Tags: acdf, acdf surgery, acdf. swallowing, central stenosis, ddd, foraminal stenosis, fusion, neck brace 3 level fusion, osteoarthritis, pain after discectomy

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