anterior cervical disectomy infusion and fixation
Good morning everyone , i am 23 year old women i was in a terrible car accident in may and i need a little advice. Im on my last resort, ie surgery i have had epiduarl shots in my neck i have done physical therapy 3x a week for 6 months i have terrible nerve damage, loss of feeling in my left hand and left arm pain like i have lifted 15 pounds on that arm. i have c5-c6- c7-c8 herniated i have my surgery schedualed for jan 31st but i am so scared im so young to have this surgery iam very scared something will go wrong .I just need somone who has had the same surgery that i am having to share with me there sucess the surgeon said after a week i can drive and in a month i can go back to work that i am so happy about because i have been out of work since may and i am so bored and so tired of taking narcotics and muscle relaxers the reason why i want the surgery is because i am physically and emotionally exhausted i dont get much sleep at all because of the pain. and everything i tried has beren a flop. oh and i had 3 opinions about this surgery.