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Saw doctor and got good news today

RICKRRICK Posts: 136
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:27 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery

I saw my ns today and got good news, no more neck brace and can go back to work in two weeks.
Dec. 9th I had ddd surgery, C4-7 anterior cervical diskectomy, fustion, partial corpectomy & instrumentation, removed lots of bone spurs also.
I have bad back, should muscle spasms, will start pt next week for 10 days, heat packs and massage. I want to thank each of for your experiences, hope and positve words.
I will work three weeks than leave for a two week vacation, a cruise to Acapulco, it's our 30th anniversary.
Again thank you for being here.


  • Rick,

    Thank you for sharing your WONDERFUL news. You are another success story that we so enjoy! You have so much to look forward to.


  • Rick, it must be a time of apprehension and excitement as you face going back to work. :? your excitement is a good start to a new time in your life. <:P we are all behind you as well. good luck as you get ready to go back to work.. even better is a vacation with the woman you love. =D> i have been married 28 years and am madly in love still!! :X we lived in Mexico for 3 years and i know you will have a wonderful time there. Jenny :)
  • YAY! That's wonderful news. I hope you continue to improve at this accelerated rate. Still though don't overdo at work. Happy 30th Anniversary. Have a great time on your holidays. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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