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I have a cervical fusion of c5, c6, and c7. I was riding in

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I have a cervical fusion of c5, c6, and c7. I was riding in a van and the driver hit a pothole at about 70 mph. my head was thrown forward and back. I now have intense pain in my neck. how do I know that the plate in my neck hasn't shifted?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  dochealey replied 1 year ago.
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I amCustomeran orthopedic surgeon and I would be happy to help you today.
How long back was the fusion done?
Did x ray show fusion to be successful?
Can you move your neck?
Do you get any pain radiating down your upper limbs?
Any other symptom?
Thanks