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How long to wait?
Dec 10, 2014
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... The decision to have surgery is a complex one if you don't have significant spinal canal stenosis. The two things to worry about are permanent nerve damage along the nerves involved in the radiculopathy, and worsening myelopathy symptoms due to spinal canal stenosis. ... (10 replies)
... I can stand the pain but I don't want to have irreversible nerve damage. Don't get me wrong, pain is worse than two years ago. I don't want to risk permanent nerve damage but I may already have. I will have to give up my job as it is physical in nature so I will have to find something else to do for a living. ... (10 replies)

... biting clinical weakness and not "weakness" due T not wanting to do things because of the pain. The longer the nerves are compressed the more like that permanent damage could result so I would work on this as soon as possible. ... (6 replies)
... Again, I would love to know more about the risk of permanent nerve damage if I wait a month or 2 to have the ACDF. ... (1 replies)
... for the nerve roots coming off the spinal cord. ... (6 replies)
... Chiropractors know the spine - I'll give them that - but I wouldn't trust them to give me advice on surgical intervention. From the MRI quote it seems that the protrusion abuts the front of the spinal cord. Ventral is also used in terms of the root that exits the cord, a protrusion, or stenosis there, can be operated on with endoscopic foraminal surgery. You may want to... (2 replies)
... which wasn't exactly what I was hoping to hear. I have some permanent nerve damage, which I guess is to be expected. Who knows how much. Everyone seems awfully cavalier about what has happened to my body. ... (8 replies)
... I am in the same boat but mine is spinal Stenisis. I to have chossen not to have the shots, I know a man that after 1 injection he got shingles. His family doctor said it was from the injections he received at the pain clinic. Be very careful going to pain clinic. They messed me up bad about 2 years ago. They give you pain meds, then turn around and tell you that you are... (11 replies)
... Hi. I am new to this site, but I have found it to be extremely helpful. I was in a car accident two years ago and ended up having cervical disc fusion with instrumentation surgery in November, 2010 - levels C 4-7. The numbness & tingling in my hands & fingers stopped immediately after surgery (that was the first thing I noticed when I came out of surgery). I was doing... (11 replies)
... But as I've said before, they don't operate for pain. They send you to pain management for that. They operate for signs of nerve damage. You have no lose of strength so that means you have no visible signs of nerve damage. ... (10 replies)
... esting to make sure it wasn't the stenosis and was from the drug. Might want to do some checking with NIH on clinical trials. It almost seems to be reversing the damage of my OA. Wish it worked that well on the Ra....that is one bad disease! ... (10 replies)
... you need to consider repair options. Nerve damage can become permanent so don't wait too long. ... (6 replies)
... They usually give you the muscles along with the nerve damage report. ... (2 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 7, 2007
... mos. later. It kind of feels like I'll never be the same and I too am really worried that I will need another surgery. I'm pretty sure that I have permanent nerve damage, and I also have the same visions that you have at the age of 41.... ... (14 replies)
... I was prescribed Lyrica for nerve damage. I had a real icy hot feeling in my left tricep and forearm area. When I do not take it I get it and later in the day I get it anyway. ... (15 replies)
... Please tell me about lyrica. One DR. told me it was to prevent nerve damage, the other says it helps the pain but does not prevent nerve damage What is your understanding odf the drug? ... (15 replies)
... I too am having numb legs from my knees on down to my feet in both legs. I had lamninectomy for cervical compression in Jan/2005 (C4 - T1). The numbness is very scary. (7 replies)
... after I do a physical therapy exercise. What i'm wondering is, what's causing it Is it due to cord compression, nerves that are repairing themselves, or residual nerve damage? ... (0 replies)
... n. He has good success with his patients, but reminds me he can't guarantee. He tells me it is early in my problem, that he finds when a patient acts early the nerve damage is less and has a higher change of recovering well. I tell him, I can't imagine how anyone would wait longer than six months to get relief. ... (14 replies)

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