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Recovery from ACDF

edited 07/02/2013 - 6:20 AM in New Member Introductions
Hi guys,

i am from india, i met a road accident and my both hands became painful and noticed index finger numbness in few hours after putting myself in ICU, so taken X-Ray, MRI called up a neurologist for suggestion after looking into reports since the disc got herniated at C4-C5 he suggested orthopedician to perform ACDF with my own bone graft.

every thing went normal, i felt a little discomfort in throat while taking solid food doctor told me it would take some time. i lost few pounds before discharge (took 10days). doctor prescribed me anti-biotic as well as vitamin supplements. and he told me to visit after 1 month. next visit he asked any pain or discomforts. he said to visit me again on 6th week for x-ray check up.

i had started doing walking activity for 2 kms with a break. and feel myself loosing energy so i started again taking vitamin supplements. and started adding up poultry in my diet and still feeling loosing energy so i myself visited a blood lab for sugar level testing. the report was normal but sugar levels are minimal before break fast check up. so added fruit juice to my diet.

now my diet is:

Morning : Tea + 2 Oil Dosa(small ones) + Reconia Silver (Energy supplement)

Lunch : Three cups of Rice with 6 medium piece of chicken(bones) and yogurt

Afternoon: Juice

Dinner: Three Roti's with vegitable curry and yogurt

Activity: 3 Km of waking taking a midway break

i feel myself i am eating so much but could gain even a pound :( where does whole energy going, today it's my 8th week. do my recovery process would be slow. yes the Fusion process ?


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