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Howdy Everyone

turbo313tturbo313 Posts: 121
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:49 AM in New Member Introductions
Just wanted to say hi to everyone and wish I had found this site BEFORE I had surgery!

I had a golf ball size tumor removed from within my spinal cord last June, which left me with some to almost no feeling on my right side. but, I was walking, talking and all of that fun stuff afterwards so i live with the numbness.

June this year, my neck was really hurting and I was taking a good bit of vicodin for the pain. I got three opinions on waht they thought was wrong, and turns out I had no support in my neck from the laminectomy done last year. so in October I had a spinal fusion of C3-C6.

So far I have no pain in my neck like it was before. My muscles still ache from time to time and I still have muscle spasms, but does not compare to before surgery.

anyways, hello everyone :)

connie
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Comments

  • Hello Connie and Welcome to Spine-health!! This is a great and caring forum that you have found!! I look forward to seeing you around:)
  • Pretty name by the way. Welcome to Spine Health! Like you, I didn't discover this site till after my 5th surgery! You will find a TON of super folks on here. Glad to see you are seeing improvement - that is ALWAYS a "win-win" to me. Welcome aboard!!

    Brenda
    PCTF C4 - T2, Laminectomies C5, C6 & C7. Severe Palsy left arm/hand.
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  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. it is so good to hear that your surgery was a success!! what good news! i hope you continue to improve! good luck! Jenny :)
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