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Apr 22, 2015
... moderate spinal cord compression at c4. ... (4 replies)
Apr 22, 2015
... No cord compression is not the same as stenosis. All stenosis means is narrowing. It can be narrowing of the area for the spinal cord in which case it is called central canal stenosis, or narrowing of the space for the nerve roots to exit which is called neuroforaminal stenosis. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board. The symptoms you are experiencing are at least in part coming from one or more spinal nerves that are being irritated or compressed. Throughout the spinal column, there are two primary places where nerve compression is found. ... (3 replies)

... itis of the spine which a large majority of people develop as they age. It is problematic only when the arthritis or it's effects cause something to press on the spinal cord or nerve roots, thus causing neurological symptoms such as pain, numbness, tingling, weakness and possibly atrophy. ... (3 replies)
... spine. That isnt a big deal on its own. It really depends on where and how much the spurs grow. If they grow too much centrally they can impact the spinal cord and laterally they can affect the nerve roots. ... (12 replies)
... The only reason I could think it would affect your legs is myelopathy caused by spinal cord compression. Who told you the MRI didn't show spinal cord compression? ... (5 replies)
... It helps to know just a bit about basic spinal anatomy. Your spine consists of bony vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and nerve roots. The vertebrae are separated by spongy disks that allow movement but provide cushioning. ... (7 replies)
MRI Cervical Spine
Mar 19, 2015
... Welcome to the board. I would have to concur that itching is not a typical symptom coming from a spinal issue of any kind, pinched nerve, stenosis, herniated disc, etc. ... (1 replies)
... though and I'd agree that probably makes it moderate. The cord itself is between 7.5 and 8. ... (11 replies)
... C6 a little below where the saggital is clearest there is definitely no CSF around my cord and it's arguably "pushed in" a little which wasn't the case 7 years ago. ... (11 replies)
... I've read that the symptoms vary when the affected region is Spinal Cord VS Spinal Nerve. MRI showed no compression on spinal cord, just spinal nerve so why is it affecting my leg? ... (5 replies)
... c6 to 7.1mm is significant. I haven't seen your MRI but that narrowing would be enough to cause cord compression in many people. Cord compression can lead to myelopathy which affects the spinal cord and can cause neurological symptoms of varying degree. ... (2 replies)
... The cervical cord is normal in caliber and signal intensity. ... (0 replies)
... c7. It is not causing nerve root issue, but rather spinal cord compression directly. ... (4 replies)
... First, cord compression lasting 8 months can do permanent damage to the cord, resulting in permanent pain and weakness/numbness of extremities. I would encourage you to not cross off surgery as a solution. If this was going to heal, it probably would have by now. You can have discectomy without fusion to relieve the compression. I have had neck surgery and really didn't think... (4 replies)
Post-op ACDF C5-C6
Sep 28, 2012
... C6 with hip autograft on September 18. Prior to surgery, I had severe spinal cord compression and nerve root compression. ... (1 replies)
... I also had severe spinal cord compression and after the surgery my problems in my hands were better in recovery. ... (9 replies)
... When it comes to the spinal NERVES, pain is a good sign. Not what we usually think. Spinal CORD compression doesn't the brain doesn't hurt...has no nerve endings. But it's symptoms again are loss of function anywhere below the level of the compression. ... (11 replies)
... it took me 2 months to be properly diagnosed because i didn't actually have any neck pain when this all started for me 8 months ago. it started with a sudden onset of a headache at the base of my skull and some lightheadedness, then the scalp tingling, lip and facial numbness, etc. i had blurred vision, abnormal pupil dilation, and then came the numbness and weakness in my... (5 replies)
... dear bobbyboo, i haven't yet had ACDF surgery, but your description of your symptoms and how they went away after your surgery gives me hope. i have also had a lot of facial and lip numbness, along with tingling in my scalp, which the drs. have said cannot be related to my c5-c6 herniation since it is not on the nerve route. i never had these symptoms before my neck... (5 replies)

Associated Tags: c5 c6, cervical, pain, physical therapy, spinal cord compression, stenosis, surgery

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