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... You may have heard of ACDF, which is the same thing without the corpectomy. The surgery is much like the ACDF where the two disks above and below the affected vertebra are removed. ... (1 replies)
... In December of 2005 the pain came back and was severe. I did another set of the ESI, however this time it only slighly aleviated my pain. ... (6 replies)
... Yeah, I would find it hard to accept surgery without any noticeable neurological symptoms as well. ... (11 replies)

... a few more questions that he didn't like and he proceeded to tell me that he couldn't help me to go to another doctor. He basically said he didn't like our line of questioning and he didn't want to be my doctor anymore!!!! I didn't realize that you weren't allowed to ask questions about your life!!!! ... (15 replies)
... C4 for the same symptoms reported tingling in fingers, ect. ... (23 replies)
ACDF question
Mar 15, 2009
... have you even actually had any follow up just to actually see if that second fusion took? ... (4 replies)
Acdf C6
Mar 10, 2015
... It sounds like you had surgery about 8 months ago and that you are having worse symptoms now then before the surgery. ... (5 replies)
... with my own bone and WITHOUT and metal plating or screws. Was in a hard collar for 3 months and had 4 months of PT. First symptoms to warrant the surgery in 2001 was terrible neck pain with numbness in both arms and hands and actually dropping things. ... (4 replies)
... level 4 ACDF done on Feb.15 and from what I gather, it is not common to do so many levels at once. Today is Friday and I am just now able to sit up without assistance. ... (161 replies)
... orse on the left. Here, the radiologist goes so far as to say that the nerve roots are at least being touched and probably being impinged upon. This would create symptoms on the LEFT SIDE ONLY, and only from the NECK DOWN TO THE HAND. You might have neck pain from this, although your head "shouldn't" be affected. ... (5 replies)
... urgery to the adjacent sites... why is so much that is written about here actually underreported by the surgeon. I am eternally grateful to mine but knowing all of these things would have lessened the impact of worry I have had dealing with these issues. This is not a surgery that fixes you up and you are all new again... ... (19 replies)
... i too feel that this type of an x ray alone can show sooo much more in some cases than MRI and CT only because of what this will show AND what was my own experience with non fusion as well. ... (8 replies)
Spinal stenosis
Jun 20, 2011
... c spine level. what an ass of a 'specialist" to NOT even take that type of what IS a pretty impactful injury into acct and need to scan to tule your symptoms in or out, period. i am so hoping that this can be done ASAP and also help explain a few different things as well. wecan only hope, huh? ... (38 replies)
... the ACDF just DOES make much more sense hon, seriously. you do NOT want to have to even go thru the posterior approach unless it just IS your only real true option. ... (4 replies)
Neck issues
Apr 8, 2015
... I had a 2 level ACDF in 2010. I found a few sites online prior to my surgery and copied and pasted the questions. I did ask many of these questions. I had a spiral notebook where I dated each visit, with the questions and answers so that I could refer to them. ... (8 replies)
... I saw my orthopedic spinal surgeon today for my 3 mo follow up. So far so good. The fusion is coming along and he wants me to continue to use the bone growth stimulator through the next 3 months until I see him again in November. ... (5 replies)
... my Neurosurgeon discovered that I had a "pseudoarthrosis" false joint or non fusion and because of a conflict told me he wouldn't help me. ... (5 replies)
... ad my surgery in September, 2012. My insurance company denied physical therapy, so I asked my surgeon what exercises I should be doing. He gave me a basic list of exercises, and I started working out with a strength and conditioning coach. ... (0 replies)
... My name is John, I live in Denver, Colorado and in May of 2002 I had an MRI and met with a Neurosurgeon to talk about an ongoing cervical disc condition which had flared up significantly the previous month. ... (8 replies)
... I don't know if you HAVE to have the corpectomy or if you have the luxury of asking about or researching minimally invasive techniques, which might be easier to recover from. ... (1 replies)


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