Today I am 70 days post op from ACDF C3-7 Surgery on Sept 25th 2020; and I also had an appointment with the surgeon (Nurse Practitioner actually) to see how I’m doing. They took a couple of x-rays of my neck and said I’m doing well. The only issue I’m having is muscle pain/tightness/spasms on… Continue reading ACDF Surgery Recovery Update
Today is 60 days since I had my surgery. November 6 I began to wean myself off of the brace/collar and was totally done on November 15th. No brace anymore!! I was also given permission to drive again! Living without the brace…my neck is a little stiff still, and range of motion is limited. I… Continue reading ACDF Surgery Recovery Update
Today is day 40 post op. My hair is heel length; I knew that having to wear a brace would bring challenges regarding my hair. I started out with Braided Leia Buns ( per dr’s request you remember ) made from 4 braids. Those 4 braids, I changed to two braids about a week post… Continue reading My Hair During ACDF Surgery Recovery
Today I am 30 days post op. I am doing great, I think! I had an appointment Thursday with the surgeons Nurse Practitioner. They took a couple of xrays of my neck and said everything looks great so far. I was given a CervicalStim Device to wear for 4 hours a day, every day, for… Continue reading ACDF Surgery Update
I’m still recovering from my ACDF Surgery, so my show today is a ‘chill’ show. We talk about how my recovery is going, and there is a very very special birthday to celebrate today!
Long read, but want to keep everyone updated Surgery update: Today is day 14 since I had the ACDF Surgery. Here’s what that is: “Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a type of neck surgery that involves removing a damaged disc to relieve spinal cord or nerve root pressure and alleviate corresponding pain, weakness,… Continue reading ACDF Surgery Update