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    Is it suitable to do the neck sit-up exercises 8 weeks post ACDF c6c7. The muscles in my neck have become very week.

    Thank you
    Jascha

    AvatarDonald Corenman, MD, DC
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    It depends upon your surgical construct. With good x-rays and use of autograft and plate, I would say yes. With PEEK cage or allograft, I would wait until 12 weeks.

    Dr. Corenman

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    Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.
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    Thank you

    I have a ROI-C implant. I will get X-ray this week

    Jascha

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