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Hello Everyone

I was just diagnosed with cervical stenosis and I'm scared. I am going to PT now. I'm 51 and I don't have any support system. If I need ACDF in future, I guess I have to find help for a couple of weeks. My GF lives across town but this has depressed me and in turn, depressed her. I'm trying to forecast what to do if this becomes and inevitability.


  • sandisandi Posts: 6,343
    edited 12/06/2013 - 9:53 AM
    Hello and welcome to Spine Health
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  • Helen3Helen3 Posts: 205
    edited 12/08/2013 - 6:35 PM
    Lots of info an people to talk to. I have cervical stenosis too among many other things. Lots people here have it. Just read on an you can find whatever you need to know.
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