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Disk extrusion at c5 scheduled for fusion with allograft

I have been in severe pain for a month now. I was told I have a disk extrusion at c5/6 and it was borderline compression to ventral sac and cord compression borderline. I saw a neurosurgeon and am scheduled to have the disk removed and a fusion performed with a cadaver bone. I have pain in right neck and approx 4-5 inches down right if my spine Sometimes my hand feels like I was holding a mower for an hour almost like an electrical current is running through it. I was wondering if any of this sounds familiar to anyone. Also how long will I be off work and will I have physical therapy after as I have at least 2 more protruding disks and do not want to go thru this again. Is there quick pain relief after surgery or will I still be pretty miserable for a while. I can barely move now sometimes and am scared and tired of all the pain med and muscle relaxer Any idea recovery time to get back to work? I am a home health RN and drive around a lot. Thanks for any answers or suggestions


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