I'm 4 weeks out of neck surgery, and I feel as though the surgery was a sucess, but I'm starting to have a cramping between my shoulders, dizziness and headaches. I'm wearing my soft collar for support, but still having trouble. Is this a normal part of healing? I also have numbness in my left thumb and at the base of my neck in the back. Will that come back?
Is there anything written about the recovery process for a cervical disectomy fusion? I had one done 05/21/09 and I'm feeling fine, but I have pain in my neck from my chin to my lower neck -- feels like pulling muscles. I'm sure (I hope) this is normal and, of course, the "bones" hurt in my neck. I used to be an active person and I am looking forward to exercise again... when can I??? We bought a Wii Fit and I've tried it out, so as long as it isn't an impact on my spine I should be fine, right?
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