I am new to the forum and I have to say it is fantastic !!
I have two prolapsed discs in my neck C5/6 and C6/7 and the surgeon has recommended an ACDF surgery. After understanding the procedure I am absolutely terrified that my spinal cord will be damaged and I will end up totally paralysed !!
I am in so much pain and dont know how to cope much longer !
Does anyone know the true percentage risk of total paralysis resulting from this op ? somebody said to me 1 in every 400 which to me is not good !!
My surgeon wants to replace the discs with a cage ??
Has any of you guys had that done ?
I hope you dont think I am being silly about the fear but I a truly am scared ****less !!!!
Thank you for anybody who can give me some info