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... I feel so much better. Not quite there yet. After reading post i know it could take a while. I to felt silly about having the surgery. so much that i would not let my hubby go to the doctor visits with me. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Alison I take 10mg of flexiril when the muscle spasms seem like they are going to escalate out of control - over time I have learned to take time and relax - a nap helps a lot, once you get to the point where going to sleep isn't such a problem, so I don't have to take the flexiril unless I really need to. After my second ACDF, I had a problem with pain (did not have... (7 replies)
... OK Guys...don't mean to be impatient...sorry. Ok, 4 days since ACDF C6-7 donor bone, plate & screws. Feeling great as far as pain, throat etc. It's the neuro stuff. Just wanted to check again to see if anyone can tell me their experience. I was hopeful when pressure was off the cord a bunch of the neuro stuff would settle, wrong! So...in general is this stuff slow to... (11 replies)

... My 1st ACDF was motivated because of spinal cord issues, which sounds similar to yours. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for your post. Being only 5 days post op I enjoy reading a success story! Dont underestimate the impact a simple 5 min post will have on us going through it at the moment. It is just what I needed to hear. ... (6 replies)
... Hi X-man, I had ACDF C4-5 and 5-6 with double Titanium Cages put in as well on 4/5/04. I am very happy for you that you are feeling better and able to manage without pain medication. I just wish that i could say the same for myself. I was wondering how old was your injury before you had surgery? Also, when you woke up in recovery, were you "healed" like so many others say they... (15 replies)
Post op probs
Jul 22, 2003
... Hi All~ I just read some posts regarding post-op probs and just had another question. How do they tell if you're fusing- x-ray or MRI? I was doing somewhat OK but then ~2 weeks ago started getting the same "knot/spasm" in my neck/shoulder area as pre-op. Also, when walking (for exercise), I develop tingling/numbness in the right hand/fingers and "pricking/stinging" in the... (4 replies)
... reading an old post from 2006 with my original symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... Dear all - just wondering: When did you go back to work / regular exercise? What happens if you over-do it? When does the pins and needles go? Also has anyone had any bad complications? I am 4 weeks post-op ACDF 3/4, 4/5, 5/6 - also my scar is very protruded but not infected - any tips on flattening? - hope you are all well out there and god speed :) (9 replies)
... i am 4 months post acdf of c5, c6. I had problems ever since a few days postop. My whole left arm had a pulling sensation to it, it felt like it was being stretched or pulled. ... (7 replies)
TENS after ACDF
May 9, 2009
... I'm 2 weeks Post Op ACDF and I've been wondering the same thing. ... (5 replies)
... C7 last Jan. Like you, I did not take any NSAIDS post surgery till at least 6 months. If I get a headache and cannot take it anymore....I take 1 Vicodin and it usually knocks it out. ... (1 replies)
10 Weeks post ACDF
Jul 10, 2007
... Well I am 10 weeks post op ACDF 1 level my bone and feeling pretty good. No pain just sore neck muscles and physio is strengthening that up. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Alison: I just returned from my two week post surgery doctor's visit (ACDF for herniated discs at levels C4/5 and C5/6 with severe cord compression), and was given a bone fusion stimulator to wear, starting today. I am to wear it as much as possible (24/7 is advised) but I don't think I will mind as its a very small unit with electrodes attached to each side of my neck... (7 replies)
... Hi, I am apprx 72 hrs. post of from ACDF C6-7 donor bone, plate. No collar, went home same day as surgery. I am feeling great. Very mild sore throat, very mild, some pain in back of neck. I took Vicodin and Valium as prescribed the last 2 days. Have yet to take anything today and feel fine, maybe I'll just 1/2 the dose and wean off over the next couple of days. ... (11 replies)
... post surgery. That being said, he did the absolute best ACDF I could possibly imagine someone doing. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Smiley. I am 13 months post 2 level ACDF- C5-7. I was out of work for 3 months, went back for 3 months, then took off another 2 months before going to a part time job. I can not do my "real" job, because it involves lifting too much weight. My second level is still not completely fused. I did 14 weeks of PT (only once a week because my therapist was "too busy"). It... (5 replies)
... Hi, I am sorry that nobody answered your post last week. I was going to but I hesitated because I don't want to worry you but since you didn't hear back from anyone else I guess I will tell you about me. ... (2 replies)
... C6 ACDF with donor bone and hardware 12 days ago and I am nauseas all the time, less so when I lay still. ... (4 replies)
... Good luck to all, will post again in a bit. ... (0 replies)




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