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... 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)
... At 4mm you certainly have compression of your spinal cord. ... (5 replies)
... I'm sure if Myleopathy is the cause he should refer me to a spine specialist who deals with spinal disorders. ... (6 replies)

... C7 are protruding backward into the space for the spinal cord. ... (6 replies)
... means the c5 vertebra is slipping backward onto the c6. ... (3 replies)
... The cervical cord is normal in caliber and signal intensity. ... (0 replies)
... at each spinal level. Both of these situations are called stenosis, when crowding the spinal cord it's called central canal stenosis and when crowding the nerve root exits it's called neuroforaminal stenosis. ... (6 replies)
... of the spinal cord without abnormal spinal cord signal. ... (1 replies)
... c6. There is mild cervical straightening. The vertebral marrow signal is unremarkable. there is no evidence of compression fracture. ... (3 replies)
... C6...and that is the only level where there is contact with the spinal cord. ... (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 hurt...like 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)
... covery are gone. Or worse, like what I had, they slowly oozed out all over again far worse than the first time and not only pinched the nerves but compressed the spinal cord, badly. ... (11 replies)
... me medical viewer software onto my PC and was able to review everything in the MRI, all slides and player. After you all told me that a herniation can also cause spinal cord compression, I started looking through online MRI images of what a herniation looked like. ... (29 replies)
... starting at about C6. So any compression from C6 up on those arteries may be causing your facial problems. ... (9 replies)


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

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