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neck pain after cervical fusion

im new here but bare with me about nine months ago i had a cervical fusion done cadaver bone rods and plate,,im still experiencing severe neck pain,sometimes i think worse than before surgery mri follow up showd that it healed properly but the dr.did find below the surgery area while layed up i had some areas fused together also is this commen? drs,think i should be 100 percent and i wish i was ,any advise would be helpful,im back to work two hours per day..and at times its a struggle to ndo that,,all office work!
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  • LizLiz Posts: 7,903
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    Spinal stenosis since 1995
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  • I'll be glad to give you a "non-computer generated" welcome to the forums!!

    So if I am reading you correctly......did your doctor say he saw another area that seemed to be fused together, other than the one your doctor fused? I want to make sure I have it right.

    While there is residual pain after surgery as you heal, it doesn't seem right that you should be in this much agony.

    Welcome to the forums! :-)

    Charlie
  • Hi Ginar, My cervical x-rays show that I have a couple places that are starting to fuse together. Also one of my friends husband has a place where his are starting to fuse together too. I don't know if it's common I haven't done too much research on that one. I hope you feel better very soon :). xxoo
    XXOO
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