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... Recovery from ACDF surgery is not easy. Having a positive attitiude is a big part of it. My first surgery 8 years ago was terrible. I had been taking oxycodone and lortabs for 6 months just to cope with the pain and I stopped taking them the day I had the surgery. ... (7 replies)
... I had a C3-4 ACDF in 1996. No complications, and pretty good recovery from pre-existing symptoms. Remember, those two vertebrae are held together with a screwed-in titanium clamp. They aren't going anywhere... (6 replies)
ACDF on Sept. 8
Sep 13, 2008
... Yes, I plan on working from home initially, using the laptop my company gave me when I started. ... (13 replies)

... e completely gone. It just seems I traded one pain for another. I had a appointment with the Neurosurgeon yesterday and a Cervical Xray. Everything looks fine from his stand point, but he says I should expect to have pain for 6 months and still need to be very cauious with turning my head. ... (25 replies)
... and was vomiting in the recovery room. ... (5 replies)
... Went back on the meds and it was significantly better. As I was struggling with this issue for almost 2 years my NS told me that nerve recovery is lengthy and I will most likely encounter phantom nerve pain as well for several months. ... (0 replies)
... Sounds like a woman in my Human Resources department in the large investment bank where I work. Just before my ACDF operation I had been off work for 3 months already while undergoing investigations. She phoned me to tell me my job is now redundant. ... (12 replies)
... one day a persistent sore muscle I thought came from sleeping wrong suddenly hurt like throbbing hell and wouldn't stop. I was out of work about one week before the surgery, and about two weeks after. ... (5 replies)
Oct 6, 2008
... I have been really surprised reading about recovery and ACDF surgery on here too. My recovery was basically only 2 weeks and I never had to wear a collar or have physical therapy. ... (6 replies)
ACDF Surgery
Jan 21, 2006
... I had my ACDF on 16 Dec 2005, no bone graft so I cannot speak to that. I was not given any PT and dont seem to need it. ... (15 replies)
... week later and he told me I was doing great. He told me I could start to take off the Aspen collar during the day and at night and I should start moving my head from side to side. He told me I could start driving in a week. ... (2 replies)
... the only abnormalcy I had was a slowing of response time between my legs and the surgery site, according to the neurologist. My neurosurgeon is at a loss to explain it, and wants to do a myleogram next. ... (1 replies)
... where does appropriate recovery from ACDF stop and overdoing it start? ... (11 replies)
... This is again just a followup to my recovery from acdf 3 discs in Dec. 2011. I am still doing well, all the swelling is gone and I am feeling pretty good. ... (0 replies)
... f research about drug induced migraines, especially those that use chronic pain meds including Advil, etc. The latest help seems to be to take a 2 month holiday from all pain meds to break the cycle. Add stress, unconscious jaw clenching, sinusitis, etc. and daily migraines can happen. ... (11 replies)
... By gum, SpineAZ, you have had more than your fair share. I wish you well on this next surgery and I don't envy you. I'm beginning to feel as though there ought to be a profession for multiple surgery people cuz it takes all our time. God love you. ... (17 replies)
... surgeon is wonderful, open and honest. Look into TOS and RSD. That was the recommendation that was made to me prior to the car accident. January to March for recovery from surgery was not very long. I was in the hospital for 5 days and I was out for a while and they reluctantly gave me clearance to go back to work. ... (9 replies)
... with donor bone and plate. As with any surgery, there are moments where you wonder why you did it, but really the recovery has been much better than I anticipated. I am in a study for ADR, but got randomized to fusion. ... (6 replies)
... more thorough in his exam as well as his explanation for his recommendation. After some debate with myself and research I opted to go with the second. With the surgery now less than two weeks away I am starting to freak out. ... (1 replies)
... a lot of which was, I think, recovery from the surgery itself. ... (11 replies)

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