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ACDF Wednesday

CRASH21CCRASH21 Posts: 139
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:23 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Well, tomorrow is the day. Two level ACDF with cages, plate and screws. I want to thank all of you for helping me get through the last several months. I don't know if I am ready. I doubt I ever will really be ready. It is not something I want to do, but I know I need to. I have cord impingement and pain and numbness down both arms. Wish me luck! See ya all on the other side!


  • well thats tomorrow, good luck im sure everything is gonna get better, best wishes in a speedy recovery... patsy
  • I wish you the best! I don't know how one can really be "ready". I know that I was ready to end the pain & numbness.
    When you can, let us know how you are doing. Be patient & let them take care of you.
    Know that we are all thinking of you & wishing the best.
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  • Hey! I wish you all the best in your 2 lvl acdf. Be sure to let us all know how it went for you when you are able. I know I'm going to be apprehensive too when mine comes up in the next month or so.

    I do wish you all the best!

  • Well it is close and you will be on your way to recovery. Best Wishes and a Fast Recovery. I'm have a level one done this Friday. I have 3 days I am ready to get the pain gone. So once again Best Wishes and keep in touch when you can get back with us.
  • I sent you a private message---sorry about the mixup.

    You will do great. This surgery was very easy for Dave. Even post---he was off all meds in a couple of days. Once he found the right recliner, he is sleeping great, too.

    Best wishes and keep us informed!

    Linda MI
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  • The surgery will be over before you know it and you'll be on your way to recovery, Crash. It'll all be worth it too. Remember you'll have us here to support you as well.

    Keep in touch.

  • You'll be fine. Just take it easy. Relax and get ready to watch a lot of TV.

    Let us know how you're doing.
  • You willdo great!!!! try to relax as best as you can. When I went in for my surgery I left it all up to the good Lord above and my surgeon. When you feel up to it please let us know how you are doing. >:D<
  • Well, tomorrow is the day. Thanks for all your support. I will check in as soon as I am up to it.
  • Good luck Crash,
    I hope your surgery goes great and the next thing we hear from you is that you are recovering and have less pain. I'm just one week away from surgery myself so I hope to hear some great stuff from you,

    herniated cervical discs, DDD, spinal cord compression, pinched nerves, number finger tips both hands, surgery coming up 9-17
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