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... Looks like you've done your homework! There are a couple of people at least who have had successful laminoplasties and are on this board (although they may be inactive). I do wonder about a couple of things. I assume you don't have spondylolistehsis (vertebral slippage). If you do, the laminoplasty can make that worse. Also, will they address the front impingement? I have... (5 replies)
... He was very confident that this will eliminate all pain and that it is a highly successful surgery. ... (8 replies)
Pain getting worse
Dec 12, 2012
... hen my shoulder started hurting alot off and on until I tryed to lift my arm on day and it didnt move. MRI showed ruptured disc pressing against spinal cord. Had ACDF and felt better for a while then downhill from there. Hopefully my next surgery will be successful. ... (8 replies)

... Thank you for taking the time to reply. I havn't read any horror stories. I just looked up information on what the surgery entailed and it listed those things under possible complication which of coure, freaked me out! I'm having such a hard time not thinking about it constantly and I am crying every day. I dont handle having things wrog with me very well! (16 replies)
... cause they have moved on with their lives. The surgery was a success so there is nothing holding them back from enjoying life. I think more people who have had a successful surgery should share their stories. ... (16 replies)
... do! Also I only took pain meds for the first 3 days then just tylenol...Good luck...remember when reading these posts Most people only tell BAD things...Mine was successful and had I not gotten in car accident I am confident I would be good as new! ... (53 replies)
... I have had an ACDF and actually need to add a level (HOWEVER, I'm an orthopedic nightmare with very lax ligaments and tendons so don't take my experience as typical.) Artificial discs have not been the miracle many thought they would. This is why insurance companies are hesitant to cover them. My prior spine surgeon said the only time he would do them is when there was no... (6 replies)
... As for scars, my foraminotomy and ACDF left very little. The scar from my cervical laminoplasty is a whopper. Not at all attractive. ... (8 replies)
... I had absolutely no complications from my ACDF, and a close friend of mine also had a very successful surgery. This procedure is done so much by most of the surgeons that they have become very good at them. ... (35 replies)
Is this serious?
Feb 23, 2011
... Hello, I'm reading my latest MRI report and it says "right side shows moderate foraminal narrowing due to vertebral osteophyte at C4/5, on the left moderate foraminal narrowing is present at C5/6 to C6/7, increased posterior disc herniation at C3/4 with indentation of the thecal sac and mild flattening of the spinal cord". Since my 3 level (C4-C7)ACDF surgery was not... (6 replies)
... I a had successful spinal fusion at level C56, in 1999. I did a year of physical therapy after my procedure and I have done very well. ... (3 replies)
... my gosh, my internet has been on the blink for the past few days. i have tried to reply to your posts and keep getting booted off! i hope i'm successful this time. ... (14 replies)
... I have a friend who had successful extensive posterior cervical surgery and now has no pain but limited range of motion. ... (12 replies)
... in the neck is usually successful and a fusion doesn't impair range of motion as much as many of us think before surgery. ... (12 replies)
Titanium Plates
Oct 20, 2009
... in order for those like you two that are facing possible ACDF to know that it does work, and more often than it appears on the board because once the surgery is successful and the pain is gone those people get back to enjoying life! ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I'm Jenny and I'm fused from C3 to T1. My neurologist gave some stats before I made any decisions on surgery(I went to her to have her help me decide). Spine surgery has a success rate of 30% when it comes to relieving pain and a 70% success rate when it come to relieving numbness. So I took this into consideration when I had my surgery. We always think we'll be one of the... (6 replies)
... versus the risks of surgery. I don't think anyone can say that ACDF will not improve neck pain. I would definitely ask your surgeon what he thinks. ... (6 replies)
... It is great that your MRI was showing successful fusion but frightening that you have these symptoms. ... (7 replies)
2wk post op
Jan 6, 2009
... Sammy, I have been following your journey on here. I had ACDF in June which has been successful to stablize my cervical spine, but I also have lumbar stenosis and I actually had more pain in my lower back during recovery than from the neck area. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, I had my acdf in April and it was successful in decompressing my spine and stopping further damage, but it made it obvious that the damage I already had in my hands and arms was permanent. ... (1 replies)


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