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ACDF C5-6 & C6-7 highly recommended - I have not scheduled due to fear



  • hi 222girl

    welcome to spine-health

    i think you will find that most members have gone through a scary moment or two, during the diagnosis or preparation for surgery, so you are amongst people that understand your fear.

    if you feel the surgeon diagnosis is wrong then you should seek another opinion, but i think from reading your post, you already knew that things are not as they should be.

    we will do our best to support you through your worries and fears as best we can.  there are surgery buddies groups full of posts from members that needed pre-arranged surgery and emergency surgery, so you may find a lot of shared experiences there to help you deal with this sudden and scary situation you find yourself in.  just look under forum topics and then have a read through the groups.  some of the recent groups are very active, so if you want to join in, please just add a comment to do that.  you can swap groups if needed when you have your date.

    there are also lots of articles to research through as well.

    i have added two links below to help new members with information and these also contain the forum rules.  there is lots of material to research on spine-health that will give you the power of knowledge.

    welcome to spine health




    L5/S1 herniation Apr 2013
    nerve root injections Oct 2013
    L5/S1 discectomy Jan 2014
    L5/S1 nerve roo &, facet joint injections & edpidural Jan 2015
    L5/S1 revised discectomy, L4/L5 discectomy & Wallis Inswing Stabilisation L4/L5 May 1st 2015
    L4-S1 TLIF with decompression June 2017
  • Thank you so much. I will check the links out !

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