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... I had a pretty fast/easy recovery from a C3-4 ACDF. I think that's the norm, actually, although people who don't have trouble have less reason to post here... (2 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)
... 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)

... where does appropriate recovery from ACDF stop and overdoing it start? ... (11 replies)
... 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. ... (7 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... yes, my pain in my left leg was lower for 2 weeks. My hubby got all happy about that. I had to remind him that I was also hardly on my legs due to recovery from ACDF. Once I'm up and on my feet, the pain builds back in. That's one small example. Meds are another. Pain meds for surgery work on other pain, too. ... (17 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)
... There are a lot of strange pains associated with the recovery from ACDF. ... (15 replies)
... Usually with a one level...anterior approach, especially with donor bone, people have a faster recovery period. ... (2 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)
... I am having the same surgery on November 18. I have had previous ACDF surgery and was told to walk by my doctor. I wasn't given any specific diet but I did stock up on soft foods such as soup, popsicles, yogurt, etc. ... (11 replies)
... I've had 2 issues with this practice from the beginning. Every time my surgeon sees me, he tells me that I need bariatric surgery and a breast reduction ASAP. ... (0 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)
... Overall, I think my recovery is going very well. ... (69 replies)
... Because I need a 3 level ACDF, my surgeon prefers to use donor bone and BMP gel. It would just be to much bone to harvest from me. They said they most always get a fusion with it. One PA told me she had been there for over 2 years and hasn't seen a non fusion yet. ... (23 replies)
... C6 fusion it's likely it will be done with plates and screws. I am a big supporter of the use of the neck brace during recovery from ACDF. It really helps you maintain correct positioning, healing, etc. ... (39 replies)
... d have severe pain from L. shoulder blade up neck and around shoulder. But visits to chiro and icing helped it go away in a week or so. ... (15 replies)

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