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... after ACDF or any kind of cervical spine surgery. It's all kind of out of order, but have at it! ... (17 replies)
... I have read that sleeping can be an issue after ACDF surgery. I will be in a hard collar after surgery. We don't have a recliner and don't have the option to buy one at this point. Any tips on a comfortable way to sleep with the hard collar? ... (10 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)

... the onset is usually 2 days after the event has occured. The full body muscle spasms have awakened me at night. ... (15 replies)
... my IV put in with some relaxing meds, then a doctor came by and told me that he would be attaching a spinal monitor to me and explained the procedure saying that after I was under anesthesia I would have needles placed in my head and not to be alarmed if I felt some dried blood in my hair later on....and I did!! ... (6 replies)
... Without question, have access to a recliner. Sleeping in bed was virtually impossible during the first week because of iliac pain, and still easier in the chair at this point, mainly due to the hard collar. ... (17 replies)
... YES! to everything except being a flight attendant and still feeling like I've been hit by a truck in the morning! Mine was done in April. I am a side sleeper and I do have a difficult time sleeping. I was also diagnosed with DDD. I just had a sleep study done on Tuesday and was told that I have moderate sleep apnea. So that is at least part of my problem. I'm still... (12 replies)
... behind my neck. I am in an aspen collar fyi. The sleeping hasn't been easy for me but it does improve a bit with each day that passes. ... (19 replies)
... Oh man, NOW I am going thru the sleeplessness thing! I was sleeping well until the last week. I am almost 3 weeks post op. I take Lunesta. I fall asleep.... ... (18 replies)
... perscribed the week before the surgery since I had sleeping problems then too. ... (18 replies)
... but the nerve firings that drove me to the surgery are still there. I'm still not sleeping well at all and I can't stand this much longer without some hope. Lyrica is helping some, but it's not enough. ... (15 replies)
... I had a hard time sleeping while wearing the cervical collar for the first 6 weeks after the fusion surgery. ... (18 replies)
... e swelling and swallowing. I am getting frustrated because I do not have the rotation and flexibility I would need to drive and go back to work. I am also still sleeping in the recliner. I though by now I would be having a complete night sleep in my bed. ... (4 replies)
... re carpal tunnel syndrome in both arms. I may be looking at carpal tunnel surgery, it is severe and really effecting my life and sleeping. Did you get any relief after your carpal tunnel surgery? ... (7 replies)
... days after surgery for half days. It was too soon. I needed another week. ... (12 replies)
... I still have the support of the memory foam. It is really working well for me, although I keep wanting to roll on my side, too. At least I have broken MY stomach sleeping habit, which I have had since I was a baby! ... (6 replies)
... I'm a newbie here and after reading through some of the posts I wish I would have found this site before surgery. ... (18 replies)
Pain after acdf
Mar 22, 2003
... my main problem is still having pain in my entire traps. it alternates sides and runs from the base of the skull to the bottom of the shoulder blade.i have been sleeping with my cervical collar which helps some and adding nasids and muscle relaxers which seems like it may be a way of life. ... (1 replies)
... I had no problems sleeping the first few days. It was the 7 or 8 weeks after that in the Aspen. That's when I couldn't get my sleeping under control. The Neuro and I went thru most of the new sleep aids. He finally settled on xanax. ... (10 replies)
... Oh Yeah, Sleeping problems! I went for my 1st post op visit to the Neuro, and told him about not sleeping. He told me that was normal. Lots of issues both mentally and physically. Because these surgeries have become so successful. People forget that it is still major body trauma. Me for instance.... We tried the new non-narcotic sleep aids. Very pricey with little... (18 replies)

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