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... g to hold my myself forever until a nurse came to undo the iv just so I can manage to the bathroom. But nothing to the extent of yours. Well anyway glad to hear surgery was a success. Definetly be careful moving around and swallowing. I found myself choking alot just swallowing pills. ... (5 replies)
... There are a lot of strange pains associated with the recovery from ACDF. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Dave, your positive outlook is great,be patient though as you are in the early stages of healing. Once you are able to take off the collar permanently and the bone has fused then you would start physio, the first exercises will deal with your range of motion (looking left,right,up,down),ultra sound and laser treatment for any inflamation. Everyone heals differently and... (1 replies)

... Would be interested in hearing from your experiences. I'm optimistic of a speedy recovery. Also, what's the normal length of time to stay on pain medication after surgery? ... (1 replies)
... I recovered quickly like you after my first surgery and that was a two level fusion with my own hip bone. ... (2 replies)
... I had two level ACDF in June of 2004. I figure I lived with this for 20 years. ... (23 replies)
... I also had severe spinal cord compression and after the surgery my problems in my hands were better in recovery. ... (9 replies)
... I almost lost my voice from this surgery but it is slowly returning. My throat still feels swollen but I have no trouble swallowing. I am resting my voice as much as possible. ... (4 replies)
... ng in your power to get a good fusion, because if one of the levels fails to fuse, you are in for a lot of pain and suffering and more surgery. I'm 7 months out from my surgery. Mostly recovered. Back to work for 6 weeks now. You are going to have some rehab when your fusion is healed enough to start rehabbing. ... (7 replies)
... I am exactly one week and one day post op from acdf surgery and for the most part have felt markedly better and optimistic. ... (2 replies)
2 weeks since ACDF
Jul 13, 2004
... That's great to hear! I too had a world of difference after my surgery it was amazing. Fortunately for me I didn't have to wear a collar so I didn't suffer like many of you do. I honestly feel bad for you all. ... (2 replies)
... Hi th2ju, I'm a mom who had my acdf in April. ... (4 replies)
... Is the recovery easier from a lumbar laminectomy than from an ACDF? ... (9 replies)
ACDF Surgery
Jan 24, 2006
... some weakness but no problems in the legs. The numbness and tingling I had in the fingers before surgery is gone. ... (15 replies)
... I wanted to post an update to my recovery from 1 level ACDF surgery in 2010. It seems difficult to get any long term information following surgeries so here goes... ... (3 replies)
ACDF Surgery
Jan 21, 2006
... in Oct. 2001, without plates and screws and they used the bone from my left hip for both levels. I have to say that I was lucky in that my hip was sore but not unbearable. ... (15 replies)
... ACDF surgery seems to be! ... (3 replies)
... I'm only 11 weeks post ACDF and I consider the surgery very successful. I update my recovery in the thread "ACDF Recovery Update". My biggest concerns are long term effects, but only time will tell what they are. Read my thread for all the details. ... (25 replies)
... The ACDF is SO much easier than the posterior cervical foraminotomy. To be honest I am 3 months post foraminotomy and still have muscle spasms. ... (10 replies)
... Hi everyone, Happy St. Patrick's Day (top 'o the mornin')! What are the best things I can do to ready these next 3 & 1/2 weeks prior to my ACDF surgery (C5-6, one disc)? I do have a booklet from my neurosurgeon that goes over some things and have read the 'recliner chair' sleeping arrangement here on another thread, but thought I'd check here for more --get the 'best... (7 replies)

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