I had a failed cervical spine surgery. Screws broke and was pressing on my esophagus. My second spine surgeon speculated several reasoned it failed. One cadiver bone was used and not my own bone and 2nd some things was not addressed initially. I don't know what they were except my spine was not aligned properly. Due to this I now have 4 disc fused did well for 4 years but back in pain again. I would think if the screws are not compromising any major parts to try anything other than surgery but those screws need to be watched closely for any movement. Knowing what I now know I would never had the first surgery. I too was told my spine healed when it did not and I was left so long that now have two rotator cuff tears one in each shoulder that need surgery and I have refused until I can no longer use my arms. Keep your job and insurance if it is not a risk should it become a risk have the surgery. Just my opinion I am no medical professional just someone who has experienced a lot of trauma from a similiar situation.View Thread
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