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... I was on this board 2 years ago, prior to my neck surgery. I think that my name was "ratherberunning". Well, they were only able to correct two levels out of four during the surgery, so the symptoms have returned and it looks like I will be back in to correct the remaining two. ... (2 replies)
... but decided against it as the recovery would be much more extensive. I am hoping he did not make the wrong decision. I was willing to have it done to avoid another future surgery. My surgeon is liberal and I am out the of the soft collar at 2 weeks, and only wore a hard collar for a few days. ... (25 replies)
... at the Laser Spine Institute in July 2006. And it was hugely successful, much to my delight. ... (12 replies)

... I guess. Gave me steroids and liquid meds to get me through. Swallowing is improving now. ... (6 replies)
... web, ive got the scans now to post and i sooooo agree with you how some do not write a proper report......either lazy......or , what they dont no how? ... (17 replies)
... d a number on my arms on Saturday. Very aggressive 2 year old male that my son had but he was attacking the 4 year old and the 10 month old baby who just learned to we had to get him out of there. ... (17 replies)
... out hardware done on June 30th. All the pains you are experiencing I have. I was pain free for one week after surgery then all my symptoms returned and were worse. I have the pain in my neck and headaches too. This is nerve pain. ... (10 replies)
... plenty of screws to hold it in. And my surgeon wanted the hip bone due to the statistics that donor bone doesn't fuse as well with double discectomies. ... (5 replies)
... he finds and the amount of work that has to be done to clean up the area and the number of levels taken care of all influence your recovery. ... (7 replies)
... My mother first had a severe case of DDD when she was 35. She is 49 now, she just had surgery last fall at john hopkins to fuse 3 or 4 discs? ... (4 replies)
... years ago I was in a study on BMP and donor bone, prior to when it was in general use. ... (6 replies)
... days because I could not swallow or speak for sometime. They ended up putting my on steroids to decrease the swelling. ... (6 replies)
... I want to give you a dose of reassurance and maybe a few little pointers from me. ... (43 replies)
... Thanks so much Sammy. Trouble is the surgeon's office sends out these strict instructions to PLEASE not contact them prior to your appointment, because they just don't have time to deal with issues till you see the surgeon. ... (5 replies)
Oct 11, 2006
... I haven't tried it but others on the board say it is effective. I am lucky now usually I can live with Ibuprofen and vicadin combinations since my surgeries. Prior to surgery i was on mega doeses of Percosettes and Neurontin. ... (5 replies)
... is an issue I hope no one else ever has to go through. What a struggle. I still do my vocal exercises every day. ... (4 replies)
... in a week. Swallowing took a long time to get better. I had excessive swelling and needed steroids. There were food that I couldn't eat for months. ... (18 replies)
... Heavens, YES! Three days is not so very long. After each of my ACDF surgeries, I had pain for 7 to 10 days that I would call 'post surgical'. ... (6 replies)
... I'm very curious why you were required to use a bone growth stimulator? ... (18 replies)
... Apparently I have cluster headaches which the cause is my Cervical Dystonia. I am allergic to all Triptans so I started Botox therapy which has helped some. Not always as with most treatments. ... (2 replies)

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