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TENS after ACDF
May 9, 2009
... I know that using the TENS unit kept me off of pain killers for the year between my diagnosis of degenerative disc and the ACDF surgery. I really want to put it on and try it. But I guess I will wait to see if we get any other replies on here. ... (5 replies)
... Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. It's THIS kind of post that makes me feel like all of this ranting was worth something!! I REALLY appreciate it (and I'm sure dennis does as well). I saw your post on the lasik side when I poked around, and figured out that you had your surgery sometime in jan / feb timeframe? How are you doing overall? Better than the previous month etc etc? What... (258 replies)
... i can definitely relate to the waking up and just being thankful that I could wiggle toes and feel things.i knew I was in for very certain damage from what my NS had told me before so even feeling at all was great. ... (15 replies)

... I had one level ACDF with donor bone and plating. No collar. ... (5 replies)
... I had ACDF with titanium fusion and a corpectomy over 1 year ago. ... (4 replies)
GOING W/SURGERY
May 20, 2003
... I had donor bone also. The pain from harvesting your own bone from your hip, is much more painful than the actual surgery. It's important to have a fusion to provide longterm stability for your neck. ... (11 replies)
... Hi you are having "normal" recovery issues. ... (18 replies)
... I thought I would come in and post again. I know there are lots of people contemplating surgery or recovering from it who like to read success stories. ... (32 replies)
... In all 3 surgeries they used bone graft from my hip. Only this last surgery required hardware. My hip was a bit sore after the 1st surgery. After my 3rd surgery I kept waiting for the pain medication to wear off and feel the pain on my hip. I never did feel any pain!! ... (7 replies)
... and my mother sent me a foam wedge she had from years ago which has about a 14 inch rise at it's top and is about 3 feet long. I think she got it a the "Relax the Back" store. ... (8 replies)
... Great to hear you had a successful surgery. I had the same surgery but used donor bone on April 23rd. I know exactly what pain you had. I had to wait 5 months before I got my surgery. ... (8 replies)
... op appt. yesterday and he said recovery from this type of surgery is typically a "two step forward, one step back" experience...i. ... (0 replies)
... dman for the information.Ihave done lots of research myself and have learned a lot.I think the thing I am confident the most about is my surgeon.Been doing spine surgery for 18 years and 7 years was the chief spine surgeon for the Navy at Portsmouth. ... (25 replies)
... Recovery from these surgeries can be difficult at times and I am really sorry you are feeling depressed and having issues. ... (6 replies)
... Hi John. I too had the same exact surgery Yesterday August 19. I am female 42 nonsmoker in good health and totally, totally amazed I am all fixed up! I still can't believe it is done. ... (8 replies)
... and regularly see my massage therapist to loosen any muscles that are tight from sitting at a computer at work. ... (11 replies)
... I don't know if it's the cord compression that just threw me for a loop or what. Yes, I too know about balance stuff, crawling feelings, crazy numbness from literally head to toe. I will be thinking of you and hoping that you see improvement with pain and neuro symptoms. Please keep us posted how it's going. ... (12 replies)
... Hi I can relate to a lot to what you are saying.. OH btw we probably aren't too far from each other... I live off of exit 17 of the throughway if you know where that is... anyway I went in to the city for my surgery I don't trust anyone here.. ... (5 replies)
... seems to put people at a slower recovery from the associated pain. Then to enter into another surgery. ... (8 replies)
... OK, GC, I looked at those MRI's. I hope you don't mind some guy in Colorado peering inside your neck! To reiterate, I am very much an amateur, just trying to apply eyesight and common sense. The cord-compression problems are not hard to read, but how they can see problems in the foramina is beyond me. I can't tell a thing. Looking at your pre-op pics, I'm actually a... (9 replies)




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