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Had ACDF C6-C7 surgery May 5th. I'm still having discomfort in my neck, between my shoulder blades, my right arm, and my right leg. Muscle weakness in my whole right side. Can't do much without discomfort. Walking or standing for a period of time causes my right leg to swell. Was going to physical therapy, but stopped for now. The physical therapist said things are definitely messed up. Had an appointment with the neurosurgeon on 12-19. He said many people with the severity of the herniation I had only get back to 70%. I was at a high risk for paralysis. He has ordered another MRI of my cervical spine to make sure I do not have another herniated disk and x-rays to make sure my fusion is healing properly. I will have my tests done 12-26 and see the neurosurgeon on 1-2-18. I'm scared that I will have to have another surgery. Does anyone still have ongoing issues like these this far out from surgery?
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