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Old 11-07-2012, 05:26 PM   #7
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Re: 5 days post ACDF, trouble talking, weak hand

Hi there!
I had an ACDF three levels done back in 2008. I do recall the voice and swallow taking time to get better. I felt liked I had a lump in my throat for about a month and then One day it just went away. Also I do recall my right arm and hand feeling very weak. But I also had a lot of cord compression, so after some time went by and I was cleared to drive my neuro surgeon sent me off to I started physical therapy and that improved as well. It takes time to get better. Just be patient. Slow and steady... You will get there.