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... ll these issues the docs have been ruling conditions out and ms will be the final one but it makes me feel better that it may just be the problems I have with my spine and not ms. I thought this might be the case thus being the reason I posted here. ... (4 replies)
... I have all of the above and have been ruled out for basically everything and am curious if any of the symptoms above can be caused by a spine disorder and if yes what kind? ... (4 replies)
... rays earlier and obviously my spine has problems. ... (0 replies)

... As spine issues go, not bad at all! Everything listed in the report are indications of degenerative changes that come along with daily living... ... (2 replies)
Help me understand
Jun 20, 2015
... I have recently had a brain and cervical spine MRI and I'm confused by the doctors. I have spent over 20 years with odd symptoms and periodic issues. ... (1 replies)
... Having had 5 back surgeries I have a word of advice for you. Until the pain get's so bad that you would lay down on the floor in your house and let them operate...don't! I hurt worse on my best day now than I did on my worst day then! If I had it to do over I would have never had the first surgery~ (1 replies)
... My MRI says I have moderate to moderate-severe cervical stenosis at the C4-5, C5-6, and C6-7 levels. My neurosurgeon wants to operate but I don't feel real there a bad risk of which I am unaware? (1 replies)
... Straightening of cervical spine with mild desiccation of all cervical discs. ... (0 replies)
Severe stenosis
Jun 13, 2015
... have increased muscle tone and clonus. He had little or no interest in my altered sensation and numbness in hands and feet. So, I have had my lumbar and thoracic spine MRI and am awaiting my brain scan then back to the surgeon to see what, if anything comes next. ... (25 replies)
MRI Results
Jun 11, 2015
... Have you seen a spine specialist or did your family doc tell you things were fine? ... (2 replies)
MRI Results
Jun 9, 2015
... I am not offering medical advice, but I can tell you that most of what your MRI is showing, is actually pretty normal. Stenosis, is a narrowing of the area around the spine. IT can be caused by normal aging- even as young as in your 30s. The bulging appears to be mild; however from experience I can also tell you that even mild bulging can cause pain. Mild/moderate foraminal... (2 replies)
Possible surgery
Jun 8, 2015
... Welcome to the board. I am sorry you have so many health issues. I am not sure what type of advice you are seeking. I would assume the spine surgeon would/will not recommend a fusion surgery if he felt your health could not withstand it. Unfortunately with severe stenosis, it usually doesn't get better on its own. In fact the longer nerves are compressed, it often... (1 replies)
C2 c3 fusion
Jun 8, 2015
... Sir, I operated c2 c3 spine surgery before 3 years.but I hv same neck pain and problem when down my neck during study what I do pls suggest. ... (0 replies)
... It seems that there were several things that went wrong in that surgery so I would be hesitant. At any rate I would consider a second opinion with a skilled spine specialist to review the current situation and get recommendations. It may be difficult to get someone to look at such a rent surgery by another surgeon. ... (3 replies)
... Wondering if anyone can help interpret my cervical spine MRI please . ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. Yes this is under my GP, and she has given me Naproxen and Flexeril. Now the Flexeril is giving me headaches so I don't think I am going to be able to continue on that. I thought I would stop for a few days and see. She wants me to take the Flexeril 3 times a day, but I can't do that because of the sleepiness it causes. She wanted to do the 'wait and see... (3 replies)
Seeking a solution
May 29, 2015
... If not, this is likely due to adjacent segment disease where the fused levels put extra stress on the adjoining spine levels. This is a relatively common complication of fusion surgery and may or may not require additional intervention in the future. ... (2 replies)
... her care. Be aware though that the experts in treating spinal issues are spine specialist neuro or ortho surgeons with specialized training in spinal conditions that limit their practices to only spinal conditions. ... (3 replies)
Seeking a solution
May 29, 2015
... Stenosis in the Canal can do all sorts of wacky things to nerves. If it is starting to happen you may be slouchy more. A slouched position opens up the spine and relieves the pressure. Unfortunately this position can cause terrible neck and back pain. ... (2 replies)
... I've suffered with neck pain for about 2 year now. Doctor sent me for x-ray. below are the results AP, lateral and open-mouth odontoid views of the cervical spine were done. The prevertebral soft tissue, bony architecture, mineralization, alignment, vertebral body heights and intervertebral disc space heights demonstrate marked narrowing with endplate scleroses and spur... (3 replies)

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