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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-31-06 09:06 PM
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3. Are you doing physical therapy?
My mom has fusions and a rod in her neck, physical therapy has helped to keep some of her range of motion. Massage might help too, if your doctor clears you for it and you cna find somebody competent and gentle enough not to cause more damage.
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  -With a fused neck, my neck muscles are gaining up on me... HypnoToad  Jan-31-06 08:57 PM   #0 
  - Which disks did you have fused?  flamingyouth   Jan-31-06 09:00 PM   #1 
  - 4/5. I also know that more will have to be in the future...  HypnoToad   Jan-31-06 09:03 PM   #2 
     - I have problems in the same spots.  flamingyouth   Jan-31-06 09:43 PM   #7 
  - Are you doing physical therapy?  LeftyMom   Jan-31-06 09:06 PM   #3 
     - Yes, re: therapy. as for damage...  HypnoToad   Jan-31-06 09:11 PM   #4 
        - Do you have degenerative disc disease?  LeftyMom   Jan-31-06 09:15 PM   #5 
           - Yes. My lower back is also affected...  HypnoToad   Jan-31-06 09:18 PM   #6 
              - Lower backs seem to respond to surgery better, from what I've seen  LeftyMom   Jan-31-06 10:42 PM   #8 

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