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... In a laminoplasty, they remove the bone over the back of the cord. ... (13 replies)
... compression and canal compression. 9mm is not particularly bad for the cord. My cord has twice been down to 5mm. Some people, at some levels, may start out with a cord at 9mm. ... (34 replies)
... I had my surgery due to a condition known as Cervical Spondylosis with Myelopathy....fancy name for the same thing as you described...kind of. ... (7 replies)

... I think what the radiologist was pointing out with the previous surgery is that the nerve damage that you had has healed at the cervical level. Nerves can heal but that doesn't mean they don't leave a calling card. The pain you have left maybe from the surgery and not the nerve impingement. ... (3 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 26, 2010
... Your spinal cord is like a is a bundle of nerves all held together. ... (75 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 26, 2010
... the holes in the bone where the spinal nerves exit to the body. The laminoplasty rebuilds the back of the vertebrae for more space and allows the cord to move away from whatever it touching it. ... (75 replies)
... Okay...first, an osteophyte is what most people call a bone spur. It's a build up of bone from osteoarthritis. Most people think arthritis destroys bone which is does but it also builds it in the wrong places.... ... (3 replies)
... weeks with no collar as they wanted me to work the muscles to speed healing. I only had a fusion of any kind. My second 3 months later was a fusion with the Vertex modular system that uses titanium rods and screws that are put in prior to the rods. No cages of bone or anything like that. No plates... ... (12 replies)
... I had a herniated disk and rest took it away. I happened to have a hydabed in a garden apartment and the wide back met with the windowsill. ... (7 replies)
... C6 for a herniated disk. The only relief I got from that was the headache went away. The fusion was done in Jan. ... (8 replies)
... The heat, electrode stimulation, ultrasound, and then massage really helped, but then they threw in a couple of stretches, and arm pulleys that was obviously too much. ... (26 replies)
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Jul 14, 2005
... I have a friend who is very much in the same boat that you are in. She has a herniated disk in the lower back and wants to get pregnant soon. While quite a few people have good results with surgery, my advice is not to rush. I've had neck problems for years, but a recent flair up got me very close to surgery. ... (6 replies)
... aid that there is no need in doing an mri all that would do is cost thousands of dollars for comp and that they are not very accurate. I am gonna try and suggest a milogram to her tomorrow if comp won't let him change doctors. ... (11 replies)
... form but went ahead and saw a doc on his own. I set up all of his appointments. After he finds out what they have to do he will turn it in. The paperwork and bills are on the counter. ... (11 replies)
... I woke up in the end of April my neck was hurting, I thought I slept on it wrong or pulled a muscle or something. ... (10 replies)
... I am new to this board. I have a very important question. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know what else you can do for this problem except surgery, as, unlike a herniated disk, bone spurs do not go away or lessen by themselves. ... (7 replies)
... C5. My doctor said it was a massive herniated disk. I'm doing good. I'm taking muscle relaxers 3 x's a day and Norco 2 x's a day. I started sleeping in my bed a week after surgery. Its fine with one pillow under my neck. I do feel a little numbness in my hands every now and then and have some shoulder pain. ... (1 replies)
... My problem is the arthritic bone spurs that come with disk degeneration. My surgeon, who is rated one of the 50 best in the country, told me those will not go away but that working on my posture, small neck muscle strength etc. could stabilize the process and keep things no worse than they are for some time. ... (3 replies)
... First, I'm a little confused.... you don't seem to have had much trouble getting all kinds of imaging done, but you can't get back to an orthopedist for six months? ... (6 replies)

Associated Tags: acdf surgery, cervial spinal cord compression, emg shows only carpel tunnel, herniated disc, mri shows cervical stenosis.

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