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... t decompress the spinal cord but argues that delays progression, etc. etc. ... (10 replies)
... t decompress the spinal cord but argues that delays progression, etc. etc. ... (10 replies)
... Wow Nancyjune that is an enormous surgery. I'm so happy that recovery is going well. Andrade, welcome to the board. I have some spinal cord compression at c5/c6 although not severe, i do have some symptoms. I get muscle twitches in my legs and they are "heavy" and I have some numbness and tingling in my hands and feet. I also had a couple of bouts of severe radicular... (10 replies)

... I really appreciate you taking the time to explain :) I will keep a list of my symptoms and talk with the specialist at my next appt which is in a couple weeks. This eases my mind, I will get back to the post as soon as I get answers from him. Thanks again! (4 replies)
... Make sure your neurosurgeon is a spine specialist. That is, that they have specialized training in spinal medicine and limit their practice to conditions of the spine. ... (4 replies)
Apr 22, 2015
... moderate spinal cord compression at c4. ... (4 replies)
Seeking a solution
May 29, 2015
... This is causing the area for the spinal cord to be narrowed very slightly. This isn't likely to be causing symptoms at this time but would merit monitoring. ... (2 replies)
May 15, 2015
... c6. The more serious issue, potentially, is the bone spur at that level causing narrowing of the spinal canal. To give you an idea the cord itself is generally between 7.5 and 8.2 mm there. With your canal diameter at 6.2mm it's very likely there is continuing compression on your cord. ... (6 replies)
Mri findings
May 4, 2015
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Mri findings
May 4, 2015
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Mri findings
May 3, 2015
... Your spinal column can be thought of as a tube of bone with holes at each of the vertebral levels to allow nerve toots to exit. ... (6 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)
... 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)

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