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... Here is what the MRI report says There are no relevant examinations for comparison. The patient is status post cervical fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6.. There is a susceptibility artifact from the metallic fusion. At C3-C4 there is however a central disc herniation with ventral impression on the cervical cord. There are no significant cervical cord signal abnormalities in... (9 replies)
... In my opinion, my quality of life has been limited enough to warrant looking into the procedure. I go back to my spinal doctor in a few weeks and plan on discussing with him, but figured I would reach out to the internet community as well. ... (4 replies)
... for the nerve roots coming off the spinal cord. ... (6 replies)

... based disc osteophyte bar compressing the theca and causing moderate severe bilateral C5 exit foraminal stenosis. ... (6 replies)
... Cervical spinal cord has normal signal. ... (1 replies)
... If you don't know your cervical spine has 7 vertebra that protect your spinal cord and nerve roots coming off of it in roughly your neck area. ... (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)
... 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)
... nal cord compression or even mild affectation is that you are now beyond just dealing with the motor and sensory nerves at this point and are dealing with actual spinal tracts which carry all of the body system function info to the brain. ... (20 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, c5 c6, disc, herniated, pain, spinal cord compression, surgery

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