I had my 3 level ACDF in January I was doing Ok till the past few weeks. The pain in my neck is back....I think what caused this is the fact that I fell (last thing I needed to do) went to the Ortho Dr last week he gave me some Vicodin (or as I refer to them as Tic Tacs they are doing nothing for the pain) and Naproxin and said to put ice on it if not better in 2 weeks come see me again.
The problem I have is the ice.....it hurts to put ice on my neck and I mean it hurts so bad I can't keep it there at all. I don't know what is causeing that (maybe the metal in my neck) but the only thing that feels good is heat and that is what I have been useing. Anyone find that they are experiencing the same issues??