I had a decompression with cranial-occipital fusion and repair to basilar invagination last Tuesday. I was feeling so good after surgery when I got home that I tried to get as close to a normal level of activity as possible. Lately, I've been paying for it though, so was told to tone it down.
My question is this: what have your tolerable levels of activity been after surgery?
I have to ask, didn't ur NS give u instructions for home?...I was told not to bend to even pick up a piece of lint...u need to rest and let ur body heal...the meds r giving u a false sense of how u r really doing and u will feel it by doing much of nething...so rest...u can walk and there r some exercises u should be doing so u do not heal in a stiffened position....I do have a pic of the exercises my NS suggested for me...u may want to check with ur;s to see if he wants u doing these or which ones, but u do need to move ur neck and walk....http://www.medhelp.org/user_photos/show/171420?personal_page_id=197028&photo_collection_id=1369
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