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35 yo with mylopathy..Help..

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,662
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:28 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical

First time post. Very scared.. 35 yo diagnosed with myelopathy. Congenital c-spine stenosis with disk herniation. Putting off surgery for 2 yrs now but getting worse. I decided on Laminoplasy procedure. I was hoping someone has had this procedure...
Wanted to know if I will be able to be active (ski, play sports) or will I feel neck weakness or limitation after the procedure. I met another person who had this done and feels great. Is this the norm or was he lucky. I know outcomes very tremendously, but in general, what kind of life after laminoplasty can a relatively young guy, who wants to be very active again, expect.

Any input greatly appreciated.



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