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... uldn't really move my neck. It would hurt a lot if I tried to move my neck from side to side, up and down, or in a circular motion. Also, my right shoulder, from shoulder all the way down to my wrist. ... (0 replies)
... I have had problems with this for 7 years and whenever I do PT, the spasms and pain increase 10 fold, to where I can barely function. I also have fibromyalgia, therefore I have to deal with chronic pain and fatigue on a daily basis. ... (2 replies)
2 Weeks until ACDF
Feb 12, 2015
... Thank you, Ravin! You are a woman after my own heart with the insistence of chocolate! Everything is made better by chocolate. :bouncing: I will do my best to try not to overdo things at first. The ants in my pants will need to be sent packing!;) (8 replies)

2 Weeks until ACDF
Feb 11, 2015
... had c 4 to 6 fused 20 years ago and never had any problems. Initial healing wasn't too bad, about 2 months and I had little kids to take care of. What neck and shoulder problems I still have are from 15 years of wrong diagnosis....dismissed as just muscle spasms. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you for your reply to my questions. Something had to be causing my symptoms, and maybe this is the answer. " Myelopathy" I am not due to see my neurologist until March because I still have one more test brain MRI with contrast. I wonder is it okay to wait until then? I'm sure if Myleopathy is the cause he should refer me to a spine specialist who deals with spinal... (6 replies)
... cord from the herniated discs could be causing myelopathy. I doubt the ankle swelling would be related and I've never heard of eye trouble but it's possible the shoulder could be related through spasms to your upper back muscles. ... (6 replies)
... The biggest side effect of baclophen is sleepiness. It takes about 2 weeks for your body to get accustom to the drug. I started baclophen in december for my leg spasms from my myelopathy and it help my shoulder spasms as well. ... (15 replies)
... k. i had ACDF surgery in sept 07. the surgery helped a lot with the migraines and shooting arm pain, but my shoulders got worse. i have constant chronic neck and shoulder spasms. ... (15 replies)
... I wore an aspen hard collar for several weeks. Spasms from hell before and after surgery. ... (8 replies)
... It is a Miami J collar that I was fit for a week before surgery. When I mentally relax, my shoulders do go down, it is just seemingly spasms that are so strong they raise them up. ... (8 replies)
... You said something about your shoulders being up to your ears that made me want to ask you if you are sure the collar is the proper fit. The spasms are bad enough without having an external irritant. What kind of collar is it? ... (8 replies)
... I know alot about muscle spasms in the upper body because I had them constantly for 5 yrs. before my C5 thry C7 ACDF in Jan. I had them bad after my surgery, still. ... (8 replies)
... on....besides the hard brace feeling very uncomfortable at night time and trying to position the hip for less discomfort....what is the best way to help with the shoulder knots? ... (0 replies)
... on....besides the hard brace feeling very uncomfortable at night time and trying to position the hip for less discomfort....what is the best way to help with the shoulder knots? ... (8 replies)
... Hi Dolly, I got a Selective Nerve Root injection at 2 levels , 5 months after surgery and it reduced the neck and shoulder spasms . ... (3 replies)
... Hi you have Reversed cervical Lordosis this will cause Spasms !! Just a FYI this is my problem: Reversed cervical Lordosis Multilevel spondylosis at c-4-5 there is a right paracentral anterior epidura structure that is either a Spur or calcfied disc herniation. It effaces the anterior subarachnoid space and appears to flatten the antrtior suface of the right side of... (6 replies)
... Dave, this sounds really familiar. I had a herniated disc at C6-7 and what hit first was intense spasm of my muscles from the inner right shoulderblade up to my shoulder. I could barely move my arm. At the same time my brother slipped on the ice and tore his rotator cuff, so you have managed to equal our plight all by yourself. I can't imagine that much pain all at once.... (6 replies)
... ly am going to ask my orthopedist on Thursday to recommend a good neurologist. I've had a host of intermittent symptoms in my arms and fingers in addition to the spasms that I mentioned. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Stolie, I have suffered from the severe spasm/pain between the shoulder blades and also have cerfical DDD/stenosis. I was out of work for 2 weeks. Have you tried massage therapy on a weekly or every other week schedule? I found that it really helped (hurt...but helped) Also muscle relaxers and taking it easy helped. Ice really helped too. I also used a soft collar to... (6 replies)
... I am currently going through the same thing (10 weeks). My upper arm feels like someone has a branding iron on it much of the time. I even have the same crunching sound in my shoulder. I had an epidural last week to help control the pain and to help pin point the root of the problem in my neck. It appears the c-5 / c-6 causes symptoms similar to what you are describing. ... (6 replies)


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