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... When dealing with the lumbar pillow and cervical pillow the length is differnt. ... (5 replies)
... i have heard a lot of people who have the ACDF surgery have purchased a wedge pillow. ... (5 replies)
... y to watch tv and play on the puter, etc. if I'm in bed, Sadly that is where i usually am if not at the Dr's. and at night I use one with my regular memory foam pillow on top for extra cush, seems to be working ok so far,I have'nt had a problem with slippage. ... (5 replies)

... Hi all, I'm having 3 level ACDF may 30. I was wondering you who have been through this surgery could you give me some suggestion as how you slept after surgery once home. ... (19 replies)
... I wore an aspen hard collar for several weeks. Spasms from hell before and after surgery. ... (7 replies)
... This is how I sleep..... Flat on my back with a long wedge pillow with a thin flat "airline" pillow under my head with regular pillow under my knees. ... (18 replies)
... A lot of the stuff posted on that list is for back surgery...I didn't need anything special really...I do wish I would have gotten the wedge pillow though...it might have made sleeping the first couple of nights a little bit easier... ... (2 replies)
... except for showers. Anyway, I use a bed wedge that I found online, also got the pillow case for it. My insurance reimbursed me for the wedge but not the neck pillow I got. ... (10 replies)
... I slept on a foam wedge to elevate my head due to my chronic sinus issues. ... (6 replies)
... Got plenty of pain meds to get me through a couple weeks, although he said he'd be surprised if I needed them after a week. ... (11 replies)
... cafeteria people 3 hours for a cup of coffee that I had been allowed already, Insisting I needed pain medication between my percocet pills after weaning off the morphine, so took a shot in the butt a few times and fighting the nurse for some throat lozenges that I was also allowed. ... (5 replies)
... Hey Karin, No problem. I think it should come some time next week. I will let you know. I can't wait to use it. Acrually I ended up in the ER last night and when I fianlly got home I could have used that wedge. I was pretty miserable. Chrissy (5 replies)
... ning pain in nack area. I tried all...multiple chiros, massage, PT etc. I then went to NS. The MRI told the whole story. I was not ready to go ahead at first but after another 6 wk session of fruitless PT, I changed my mind. ... (18 replies)
... but the pressue of the aspen increases as my head goes flatter and I have to keep elevated It is awful and when I wake up I am in strange position on the wedge with my face off of the wedge and my body twisting around to try to get on my stomach.. Now you know why I need all the pain meds at night... ... (6 replies)
... I found switching to a cheap skinny pillow helped, a recliner helped, a long wedge pillow helped, moist heat helped. Stacking up phonebooks to keep my head level helped. I put my dinner plate on top, lifted my computer up, put cutting board on them. ... (5 replies)
... If you do not have a recliner, try a wedge pillow, the long tapered kind. If not, try sleeping with a big pillow stuck UNDER the head of your mattress to give it lift and see how it feels. Try it out before surgery. ... (10 replies)
... houldn't need or even use a hospital bed at home. It is very important to get up and be moving around so you heal faster. Even I was up and walking around 2 days after surgery and I was a 6 level. Never used or needed a hospital bed at home. ... (13 replies)
... Newbie here, but read the forum before surgery and all these were so helpful. Additionally, I had easy to wear clothes put up at waist level(easy reach--no going up in closets, or down in drawers). Put dishes and glasses in top shelf of dishwasher--can do light cleaning and put it back there for storage--easier than reaching up in cupboards. A 12 in foam wedge and... (17 replies)
... One thing I am planning on buying is something called a Wedge Pillow. I want mine to be at a good angle so I can sleep, read, watch tv, and even drik somethig with a strw if I can find one that fits the description. ... (5 replies)
... and was in an Aspen collar for 6 weeks. During those 6 weeks I slept in my bed with the assistance of a wedge pillow. However, if your bed is adjustable you may not need something like that. ... (6 replies)




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