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... did 3 months of conservative treatment and then finally had the surgery on October 3, all was a complete success. My injury was not due to a fall or accident, I guess it just was coming a long time and I never gave myself a break. ... (5 replies)
... C6 and the rupture was below that area. ... (11 replies)
... in 2002. It can take up to 1 full year for a fusion to heal. After any type of fusion, you should not be lifting patients nor anything heavy. But I did the same thing..... ... (10 replies)

... I am so sorry to hear about your setback. Yes, you are understandably freaked out when it's suggested you go BACK to your surgeon...ugh! Let's hope it's not a structural issue and it can be resolved without anything too invasive. Apparently no MRI done yet, huh? ... (8 replies)
... Just wanted to update you. ... (12 replies)
... It has to do with myelopathy and interfearance with how the nerves normally function. ... (12 replies)
... is collapsed with degenerative disc disease causing the spinal root nerve to be pinched. I am new to this also like your husband, and in a lot of pain. I will be seeing this surgeon in a week. Hopefully I'll get some answers on what to do. ... (12 replies)
... ousin who lives out of town was staying with us for the weekend. He is a neurologist and asked that when we went for the MRI that we have it put on disk for him to review. ... (12 replies)
... c6 disc cause your legs to give out ? ... (12 replies)
... I am trying to hold out until the FDA approves the artificial discs for cervical use. ... (80 replies)
... nium after a rupture. she has had difficulty with her legs for the past 8months or so that at times seems like it worsens. the difficulty is almost what sounds to be "restless legs". her legs spasm at times so it's more than being uncomfortable. ... (0 replies)
... I wonder also how much pain does a person have to be in or what does it take to get in to see a specialist. ... (21 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Don't you love it when your doctor has a crystal ball and is able to diagnose a spinal issue without any imaging to guide him? ... (3 replies)
So confused
Aug 10, 2013
... Ray on June 24,2013.He called me on my house phone 30 minutes before my appointment to see him on July 16,2013.I do have a workers Comp nurse and she goes to all my doctors appointments.So, anyway the doctor told me that my fusion is not healing and i have another rupture disk and that is why my right arm hurts me. ... (6 replies)
... h a little spine anatomy. Your spinal cord comes off the base of the brain and goes down into the vertebrae. C1 and 2 are first and they rotate and hook together to move your head. At each vertebra except C1 there are a pair of nerves that peels off the cord and go out to the nerve to each side. ... (23 replies)
... Hi Justsmurfy.....I'm Jenny and one of the people who "attempts" to explain MRI's in plain English. I've had 2 major neck surgeries myself and possibly facing a third so I have to do this for myself as well. ... (4 replies)
... C1 down to C7 but C1 and 2 are kind of off by their own. C3 thru 7 make up most of our neck. ... (13 replies)
... here is a disk of spongy material between each disk acting as a shock absorber. these disks dry up as we age and shrink in size. they also become brittle and can rupture and their spongy insides can ooze out and press on the nerves or the cord itself. ... (8 replies)
... In between each vertebra is a disc that is made up of spongy material that acts as a cushion between the vertebra. The discs can rupture and the spongy material can end up oozing out and hitting the nerves or the spinal cord or the spinal cord sac or covering up the hole where the nerves exit. ... (23 replies)
... Welcome Shebaby. I am sorry you are having issues with your neck. I am quite familar with broad based central protrusions. Before I start, I want to make sure you understand, that I am not a doctor, and I can only share my personal experience. Please follow all of your doctors instructions. Having said that. ... (4 replies)

Associated Tags: c myelomalacia, central protrusion of the c5-c6 and c6-c7, cervical degeneration, disc degeneration, disk ridge complex, flattened cord, loss of cervical lordosis, neuropathy, obliteration, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy, radiculopathy/degenerative, severe spinal stenosis, spinal & foraminal stenosis, spinal cord injury, thecal sac

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