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donnaddonna Posts: 40
edited 06/11/2012 - 9:01 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hello all. I am back to let you know I had my surgery monday the 5th and I am feeling better than I have in years. I had forgotton what it was like to feel no pain. I exercised twice today, can you beleive it! I did not even have to fill my perscriptions. No meds for me, I tell you I am so happy I could cry tears of joy! Thank you to all of you for your support!!!

For thoes of you who dont know my background
I needed multi level fusion of the neck with instrumentation.
(that was the original plan)
Once he got in there he found I was worse than he thought, He had to clean all vertebre due to all nerves in my neck being swollen and also found a fracture. This added 4 hours extra to my surgery. Total tim under was 9 hours and I could not be happier with the results.


  • Donna, Congratulations on doing so well, so soon after surgery.

    Great that you are already off your meds even though your surgery was more intensive than planned.

    All the best with the rest of your recovery.

    >:D< Karen
    >:D< >:-D< : Karen
    L3-S1 herniation and bulges, stenosis, mod facet,ddd,impinged nerves,coccydinia
    discectomy/lami July 2011-unsuccessful
    adr L5-S1 Feb 2012
  • Good for you! Great news! I hope mine goes as well.Continue to heal quickly.
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  • that is great news.

    Coming back here to let us know how well you are doing is so encouraging for those of us who are facing cervical surgery.

    Thank for thinking of us and here's hoping that your recovery will continue to go so well.

    Keep up the great healing :)

  • SavageSavage United StatesPosts: 7,385
    ...awesome when things work out so well!

    I'm so happy you are able to get back to your life and pain free days!

    And I too want to thank you for taking the time to share the good news. It is a post filled with hope and will be an encouragement for many.

    Take care!
    Honorary Spine-Health Moderator
    Please read my medical history at: Medical History

  • It's always so nice to hear happy endings and that many people have great news after their surgery. It makes it a little easier for those looking at a surgery maybe a little less scared and gives them more reassurance. Thanks so much for the posting, and I am truely happy for you. Congrats!!! Kevin
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