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... That was not there when last I seen the surgeon only the thumb was bothering me. My entire right arm down the back hurts. So I will have to see what he says. ... (3 replies)
... Thought I would ask if there are any important questions I should be asking the surgeon. ... (3 replies)
... Here are the questions I asked. GOOD LUCK to you. ... (3 replies)

... You probably won't need the hospital bed though, please ask your doc for his opinion. My guess is he'll expect you to be up and around soon and say you shouldn't need the bed. ... (13 replies)
... Hello, I have an appointment with my new surgeon next week to discuss upcoming surgery. ... (3 replies)
... who have to have ACDF at another level! I have a lot of questions for my surgeon about this, things I didn't know before I had the surgery. ... (10 replies)
... My profile below lists my issues in the cervical spine. So far, I've seen 1 orthopedic surgeon and 2 neurosurgeons regarding my condition. ... (7 replies)
... and I ended up off of work for 6 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... We discovered through testing I did have problems but the fact he did not believe me was enough for me to drop him. ... (22 replies)
... Hello everyone, Went to surgeon PM wanted me to see today. ... (11 replies)
... lack of coordination...which was the factor for me to seek surgery. ... (6 replies)
... Sun so if there was a problem he'd be able to get to you more quickly. A surgeon who operates on Tuesday may have a full office appointment schedule Wed and Thu and take more time to get to you if needed. But just my opinion. ... (1 replies)
Message for Esmo77
Mar 24, 2005
... Yes, it's a rougher post op course than an ACDF but from my point of view, almost five months out, more than worth it. I was off work a lot longer and even now am very careful what and how I lift things. ... (8 replies)
... I'm still wondering if I blew my chance at total recovery by leaving the surgeon who was going to do the operation 2 months after onset. Now it'll be more like 5 months. ... (24 replies)
... As always, Jennie give great advice. Be sure to check the sticky at the beginning of this forum for things to have at home for after ACDF surgery. A lot of that applies to any neck surgery. ... (70 replies)
ACDF for Friday
Apr 20, 2004
... even things at home like fixing a few meals to freeze, watering plants, leaving another list for whoever stays at home. ... (19 replies)
... had one fusion and have had to consider or have a second fusion. In my case, I had a surgical procedure to fix the herniation without fusion, but in most cases, ACDF is done. With degenerative disc disease there is always a chance that another level will start to cause problems. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the follow up post. Yes, I certainly have alot of questions for the surgeon, i'm not too optimistic with his answers, I may have to switch doctors in order to get to the bottom of this. ... (22 replies)
... Hi Binx... a few tips given to me prior to surgery... and some things that I did to minimize the impact. If it's ok with your doc start taking vitamin d3 for bone growth, and calcium now, and continue after the surgery. ... (14 replies)
... You should find out if you will have hardware(screws, brackets(?). Good Luck (3 replies)

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