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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)
... t decompress the spinal cord but argues that delays progression, etc. etc. ... (9 replies)
... t decompress the spinal cord but argues that delays progression, etc. etc. ... (9 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... (9 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)
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)
... 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)
Apr 22, 2015
... moderate spinal cord compression at c4. ... (4 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)
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)
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)

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