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... We call Kelowna BC as home, however we actually live in Calgary Alberta. I had my surgery at the new Surgical Tower at Foothills Hospital in Calgary. Our plans are to move back to Kelowna in 3 years! I was very impressed with the new tower at Foothills Hospital. I'm sure glade medical covered 100% of the cost! I wonder what this 5 hour surgery actually cost? (4 replies)
... Day 5 - Didn't sleep well last night as shoulder pain was so intense :-( I have quite a bit of pain in both arms and shoulders. Hope it goes away! Thanks for your thoughts Stacey. (4 replies)
... It sounds like you had a real hard time, especially having to spend 5 days in the hospital and go on steroids. Hang in there. It has to get better. I know what you mean about having pain while on the computer. It's hard for me too. Seems to aggrevate everything. I get fatigued so easily, but I try to keep as active as I can though. I walk about 45 minutes, 4-5 times a... (9 replies)

... I am almost 4 months post op. I am doing really well. Some bone growth, my doc reports the teeth of the plates are almost invisiable? ... (69 replies)
... y supervisor at the district office also emailed me not to push myself to come back before I have had sufficient time to recover. Her husband had a single level ACDF a number of years ago. So she has personal knowledge of the recovery. That helps. I am putting the pressure on myself. ... (24 replies)
... after about 5 weeks. I'm completely pain free and looking forward to skiing at the end of February, about 12 weeks post op. ... (6 replies)
... I will let you know what my surgeon says after my appt on Wed. Would love to hear what type of questions others have asked their surgeons that I may not think of. (3 replies)
... Hi, I am also a few weeks out from a similar surgery C5-6, C6-7. I am curious about what my limitations are and for how long, like exercise, lifting, etc. I too have minor swallowing and ROM issues. (3 replies)
... It all depends on how you heal. If you are a "sweller" then it may take a long time for the swelling to go away. I am and it took a while. Heat helps the blood flow in the area and helps to remove the excess fluid in the tissues. And ice can help to keep it from coming back after doing something strenuous or PT. On the tightness and pain after coming out of your (6 replies)
... I had a "desk" job and was back at work around 6 weeks post op. But this was with restrictions that I could not travel to meet customers, brokers, etc until month 3. ... (14 replies)
... Fusion takes at least 1-2 years to fully form so you wouldn't be eligible for a plate removal until at least 1 year post-op if you are fused. Jenny (16 replies)
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Nov 23, 2010
... Hi Jadobe, Your story is very similar to mine. I broadsided a bus and damaged C5-6. I am now 3 weeks post-op. The surgery was the right thing for me to do and I am much relieved of pain. My recommendations are: If you can get on Vitamin D3 up to 10,000 per day before and after surgery. I also took 2000mg Ester-C to rev up my immune system (available at Wal-Mart) I... (8 replies)
... Again, i'm almost 6 wks post op... some people say on here that 3 months was more the time frame for healing to show.? ... (22 replies)
... er pointing just open minded and I think The best in the market. This was gone it Blodgett In Grand Rapids MI. Sorry this es a mess but still on pain meds 9 days post op. ... (22 replies)
... I went for my first post op appointment this am. My Doctor was happy with my progress. I had an xray and everything is as it should be. ... (25 replies)
... Angel, Been meaning to get this reply out. First let me say it beyond awful how you were treated by the surgeon. Since when is it not ok to ask questions? This surgeon has issues & sadly I don't think he's the only one out there like that. My surgeon let my husband know C4 & C7 were on their way out with C7 in the lead. He also explained why he did not repair those... (22 replies)
... Hi Lyn...sorry I haven't been around. I've been trying to endure having a new roof put on the house and the endless pounding of hammers and the scraping of shingles and all that goes with it(including a fine dust that falls everywhere)has had me gone for most of the day trying to get away from it. So I was offline all weekend and most of yesterday and I guess Friday too. I... (22 replies)
... Snoring is another new post op problem for me also. ... (22 replies)
... c7. I am 6 weeks post op and am having the same problem. I go to see my surgeon on Monday and was going to talk to him about it. ... (22 replies)
... i am now one week post op feeling good all the pain in my arm is gone and was right after surgery. Just have one question for you guys. My voice is not right. ... (69 replies)

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