... I am new on here and saw your post. I know it has been some time now since your post but it really caught my eye because of my own issues. Have you had surgery yet?. Well I went to Barrow Nuerological institute in Arizona and they are great a Dr. Dickman and he fixed my t7-8 herniation but, now I have t8-9 herniation . I am in a different state and need to go back out to... (2 replies)
... I have been pain-free for most of the last two weeks (unless I'm really slouching at work) for no apparent reason. I have a T8-9 herniation w/thecal sac (sp?) compression and have had anything from discomfor to hardcore pain for over a year and a half. I haven't changed anything & still have some b&b symptoms.
I was wondering if this has happened to anyone else and, if... (4 replies)
... After having severe discomfort for over two months and tingling/random pain for over a year and a half, I tried those ACE heat pads on the area over my spine. I pretty much them for two days, and I have almost no discomfort in my upper back (T8-9 herniation) and didnt need pain meds. I am so greatful for the relief, but it does make me wonder if this is all in my head --... (0 replies)
... What is a femoral test? I know I've done a straight leg with no problems (T8-9 herniation).
Thx. (2 replies)
... I know i had no herniations in cervical from mri taken 6 years ago and small thoracic herniation prior. ... (3 replies)
... Right disc herniation 10 mm. ... (0 replies)
... All my report said was....found moderate size right para central disc herniation at T8-9 with cord impingement. Left foraminal stenosis at T6-7. There are small fatty change along the upper endplate of T6 and larger area of fatty change along the upper L2. Related to degenerative disc disease. There are small cystic changes along the right T12-L1 and L1-L2 neural foremen which... (4 replies)
... July 15 I think my disc herniated but this was not confirmed until Sept 9. Two kidney infections sent my Dr down different evaluation paths as they masked the true source of my constant pain during the summer. MRI just found moderate size right para central disc herniation at T8-9 with cord impingement. Left foraminal stenosis at T6-7. There are small fatty change along the... (4 replies)
... you have small disk herniation in the center back that does very slightly touch the spinal cord but no compression of the nerve going out of the vertebra. ... (2 replies)
... T1 level demonstrates no evidence for disc herniation or spinal stenosis. ... (2 replies)
... Tlancer, I'm not sure if this is what you want to hear but it does sound like a thoracic disk herniation with a protrusion to one side. ... (8 replies)
... I am somewhat confused. My son has had his W.C. Doc tell him that his back problem is with one particular disc that is herniated and leaking into the spinal canal. He says that it will heal. He is to have PT that will focus on that disc and it will generate pain. The pain is an indication that the disc is still 'leaking'. When the pain stops that will mean that the disc... (2 replies)
... Hi, My name is merlin, I need a little bit of help. I recently fell down 15 flights of stairs, which i was a boat captain offshroe at the time. My mri reports show at level C3-4 in my neck a left focal sisc herniation extending into the region of the left neural foramen, and in my thoracic spine it shows at level 9-10 a mild ventral and left paracentral extra dural defect. and... (46 replies)
... L1 level and appears unremarkable. There are some minimal disc degenerative changes of the lower thoracic spine. However, I do not see any evidence of disc herniation or stenosis of the canal. ... (6 replies)
... hi ive just had the results from an mri scan,
it said i have posterior disc bulging at the c3/4 level.
signs of previous mild scheuermanns disease..
small, central disc herniation at level t8/9.
conclusion; small, central disc herniation at level t8/9.
im a bit confused my appointment is not until july which is four months away,
can anyone break this down for me... (6 replies)
... for what my neurosurgeon at the time claimed was the "largest herniation he'd ever seen." The surgery was only chosen after my right leg had gone numb from the knee down. ... (8 replies)
... My case is specifically T-spine, though I'd welcome advice from anyone! PLEASE!
I've posted before, but have had to be vague because I was at work. I'm a 29 yo F with a calcified herniation at T8-9. I've tried PT, facet injection and a CASH brace, but my discomfort is getting worse (now on Celebrex). However, I haven't had to miss work because of pain.
About 8 mo... (7 replies)
... GYN he said it sounded like a lumbar problem. Most of my team of doctors have told me that a thoracic herniation can cause pain anywhere from the site of the injury down. ... (7 replies)
... Hi all. I posted recently my case history a few days ago. Since that time, I have received the results of my CT/Myelogram.
Let me summarize my back problems:
1. 1988 - bulging discs lumbar area---traction
2. 1994 - herniated discs lumbar area---laminectomy---surgery
3. 1995 - cervical stenosis---surgery
4. 1997 - lumbar area "flatback syndrome"---surgery with... (0 replies)
... looks like you have some end plate changes and a bulge, but it doesn't mention a herniation or impinging on a nerve, or what could be causing pain. ... (4 replies)