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... Welcome to the board. Usually we think of the cervical spine causing problems in the arms, hands, neck and shoulders, and lumbar spinal issues causing problems in legs and feet. ... (1 replies)
... needles in my legs, can your cervical spine affect your legs? ... (1 replies)
... Are things getting any better? (6 replies)

... Hi. I am sorry that you are going through this. I did not go through surgery, but I have multiple sclerosis and one of my first symptoms was numbness in my left hand and fingers. I ignored it until it started interfering with my life which led to the doctor telling me it was a pinched nerve. The CT scan showed it wasnt...a neurologist and subsequent tests (MRI, nerve... (6 replies)
... It is normal to feel panicked over the ongoing numbness...but you have to have faith that as the swelling goes down, the nerve irritation will lessen, perhaps, go away entirely. There is a fine balance between using the hand enough to keep muscle tone, etc. and using it too much so that the nerves are kept in a state of agitation. Perhaps you are working it too hard? (6 replies)
... My surgery was one week ago today. And yes the dr said give it time. I am just afraid I won't get my feeling back. Like I said my hand went numb and about 4 day's later he did a MRI and then 2 day's later I was in surgery. I am trying toi stay positive and making myseklf use my hand as much as I can. I am ready toi start sewing again. I LOVE sewing. Thank you for... (6 replies)
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... Welcome to the board. I'm sorry your symptoms were not relieved right after surgery. I imagine your surgeon has been telling you that it can take time for the nerves to heal after they have been compressed, and after the trauma of the surgery itself. How long ago was the surgery? Oh, I see, about one month ago? You may still have some swelling going on which could be... (6 replies)
... About a month ago I noticed that my right thumb, index and middle finger pads (under my nail's) were numb. As the day's went on my whole hand became numb. I went to my PCP and he odered a Nerve Conduction Study which was normal. So I made a appointment with my pain mamagement dr who is in with my back surgeon's office. He started me on Gabapentin and ordered a MRI. After... (6 replies)
C spine mri
Sep 7, 2017
... Welcome to the board. The normal human spine has three curves. ... (1 replies)
... Urgh.. Is it even possible that my reversed cervical lordosis affected my back spine or disc? ... (4 replies)
Cervical spine MRI
Aug 15, 2017
... I assume you are under the care of a spine surgeon. You might consider getting an opinion from a second spine surgeon just for comparison. ... (3 replies)
Cervical spine MRI
Aug 14, 2017
... thanks for your reply. In answer to your question about my ankylosing spondylitis: my AS is confined to my Sacro-ileac (SI). My neck issues have always been degenerative. I am concerned about the multi-level stenosis and the progression of my symptoms.I will check on line for the dermatome map. (3 replies)
Cervical spine MRI
Aug 14, 2017
... ent is good and there is no loss of disc height. There is some narrowing of the foraminal openings...which puts pressure on these spinal nerves as they exit the spine and go out to the area of the body that nerve innervates. You can look online for a "dermatome map" to see which nerve innervates which area of the body. ... (3 replies)
C spine mri
Sep 5, 2017
... Please help to understand the results for me and thank you so much Findings: There is reversal of the normal cervical lordosis with kyphotic angulation in apex at the level of C5-6. C3-4: Unremarkable. C4-5: Small left posterior paracentral disc protrusion with annular tear abuts the left anterolateral cervical cord. C5-6: Small to moderate sized posterior... (1 replies)
Help with Neck MRI
Aug 29, 2017
... Welcome to the board. Most of the cervical MRI is fairly unremarkable. (Mostly OK). There is a bit of retrolisthesis which is a spondylolisthesis (one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent one) to the rear. This may be a sign that there is a bit of instability. One helpful tip to know when looking at a MRI report: radiologists use specific words as a type of... (2 replies)
Help with Neck MRI
Aug 26, 2017
... intensity of the cervical spine is within normal limits. ... (2 replies)
... erience with pregnancy and CES, but wanted to respond anyway. I don't know if you might need an ob who handles high risk cases or one who will consult with your spine surgeon. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. The good news is that the central canal is not narrowed. Stenosis means narrowing. It happens primarily in two places in the spine: the central canal and the foramina. The foramen is an opening located at each vertebral level where the spinal nerve exits the spinal canal to go out to the area of the body it innervates. When "something" (like a... (1 replies)
... Was the neurostimulator implanted by a spine surgeon or a pain management doctor? ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: ankylosing spondylitis, cervical spine pain, degenerative disc disease, diagnostic imaging, foraminal stenosis

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