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... C6. Any time you have cord compression it can cause symptoms at spinal levels at or below the compression. ... (12 replies)
... resulting in some central cord stenosis and moderate to severe left neural foraminal stenosis. ... (19 replies)
... 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)
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)
Pain
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)
... 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)
... time I am going to get a second opinion and some people have been suggesting that I see a chiropractor. I was wondering if it would be safe to see one if i have spinal cord compression? ... (7 replies)
... c6 that caused severe spinal cord compression....As the veterans among you know the surgery does nothing to resolve neurological issues caused by the cord compression...so folks like me wake up with the same numbness they had prior to the surgery... ... (8 replies)
... Marcia, thank you so much for your thoughtful and helpful reply...really sobering i have to admit but i know i have to hear it...I was all ready to do the surgery and they my neurologist was saying i should not rush into it...then i got confused about doing the surgery. Sometimes i feel like there is a lump in my throat when i swallow (since the injury) and i occasionally feel... (20 replies)


Associated Tags: asymptomatic, c5 c6, foraminotomy, myelopathy, spinal cord compression, surgery

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