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A 34-year-old female asked:

8months post op posterior fossa decompression. how long is recovery? i still have extreme pain and weakness in my neck.

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
4-6 weeks: Recovery from the surgery is usually 4-6 weeks. Call the neurosurgeon.
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