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Old 06-23-2008, 03:07 PM   #11
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Re: Cervical Myelopathy: CAN YOU SHARE ANY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

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Originally Posted by bluebird77 View Post
Randall - my surgery is scheduled for July 8. Yuck;. I'd like to find out more what to expect regarding recovery. Neurosurgeon says 2 weeks in a neck brace and I can drive in a week if brace doesn't make it too difficult. Nurse says 4 to 6 weeks. I sit at a desk, talk on the phone, and work at a computer. I can't figure out why it could take 4 weeks to recover. They are usinga cadaver bone, andI hear that taking bone from the hip hurts a lot more than cadaver bone. What have you been told?