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... ESI every 6 months for about 18 months and had success. Then the last series failed to help so I ended up doing my ACDF. I had a very aggravated nerve after the ACDF and I did have another ESI done for that and it was successful. ... (5 replies)
... Spine, I hope you don't mind to tell me what exactly was wrong with you lumbar area wise and your neck area? I would like to know what to expect. Did you have severe arms and hands pain with it? Thank you in advance (9 replies)
... I've been down the lumbar road and am now still headed down the cervical board. Most of your symptoms that you describe are very closely related to what I experienced before my ACDF. I never had the numbness issue prior to my lumbar surgery so the numbness and pins/needles sensation was all new to me when it started in my neck/left arm. My ACDF was mostly successful but I... (9 replies)

... I chickened out on an ACDF in January. ... (2 replies)
Need to vent
Aug 16, 2006
... My surgeon who did my 2 level ACDF surgery was an othrtho surgeon. I don't really think it makes a difference if they are experienced. ... (18 replies)
Strange question
Oct 12, 2005
... I had ACDF about a year and a half ago. ... (6 replies)
... People may be confused as to which is better, but I would say a good specialist with some reasonable credentials and a level of successful surgeries should give you enough confidence to proceed. ... (9 replies)
... You'd think after ACDF this would be a piece of cake! ... (1 replies)
... Allow me to add another good report on ACDF surgery. ... (24 replies)
... Debbie2, So sorry to hear about your struggles. Glad to hear fusion was successful. My life is pretty much in the toilet right now, very stressful and I was hoping that it wouldn't have an affect on my health. I tend to carry all of my physical/emotional pain inside and I was having a good recovery until this episode. Now I am hurting and very tense in my muscles in the... (4 replies)
... Mel....all three of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish you peaceful feelings and successful surgeries. ... (10 replies)
... Ask if you can have a SpinalPak Fusion stimulator unit. I wore one for a while after my ACDF and I beleive it helped me. ... (8 replies)
... My first ACDF was successful. The level above it ruptured one morning about a month ago. They don't really understand why it ruptured so soon after the first one. ... (11 replies)
Howdy Peoples
Apr 19, 2003
... It was indeed wonderful to see your post. congrats on such a successful surgery. I can only hope that the same word's shall ring true for all of us here..... ... (11 replies)
... I just had a 3 level ACDF (C4-C7) in January of this year, it was quite possibly the best decision I've ever made. The pain in my arms is gone, I don't lose motor control of my right one at all and I actually feel better from the rib cage up( getting a 2 level fusion in my low back in July). When I first got out of the hospital it was tough with the incision, the neck brace,... (6 replies)
... These types of sites will always have more negative stories than positive, because people come here because they have problems. Those who have successful surgeries, go on with their lives and don't need to come back. ... (13 replies)
... You can also try word of mouth, find someone you know who had a successful surgery and get a name. ... (31 replies)
I'm in denial...
Dec 14, 2005
... It's a tough decision. There is a point where the pain becomes such a burden, that you will have no other choice. The decision won't be so hard then. Even though you hear many troublesome stories on the web, ACDF is a very well known and successful procedure (98.5% successful). I had my two level surgery a year and a half ago, and am so very thankful to have my life... (12 replies)
Multiple fusions
Jun 3, 2003
... of a couple of surgeons or the general consensus, so please don't take that as gospel. I would be intersted in hearing from anyone else as well who has had the ACDF surgery primarily to relieve neck pain and migraines and how successful they were. I will start another threat on that topic. ... (14 replies)
... cently that complete paralysis only is a medical emergency! My surgeon is saying that due to the length of time I have had the damage that the surgery may not be successful in terms of reducing my current symptoms and may only stop the progression of further worsening? ... (0 replies)


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