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Cervical discectomy fusion of 3-4,4-5,5-6!

I was to be able to clap my hands, can't do it w/ severe pain, requiring  a oxy 4-6 dailyi think it may need to be redone! My back hurts to
Any advice? Please?
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My real question is, will I have to redo the surgery to fix my hand, it was done on 11/19/13 or is there still hope w/ PT?
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Hi!
Well, since you have undergone surgery, it is best to try non-pharmacological pain reduction techniques first. It would also be best to get yourself evaluated again by your surgeon.

There are many alternative or non-pharmacological pain management therapies which can be tried along with pain medications. These are: ice packs, heat pads, massage therapy, physiotherapy, yoga, meditation, hydrotherapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), spinal cord stimulation, radiofrequency ablation, other types of neurolytic blocks, aromatherapy, Reiki, acupressure and acupuncture, guided imagery and biofeedback.

Usually a combined approach of a pain killer and a non-medication therapy helps give best pain relief. Please consult your doctor regarding this. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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