... What would a orthopedic spine doctor do different than a neurosurgeon. Please help me !! ... (5 replies)
... It sounds like you are receiving the usual treatment for a compression fracture of the vertebra. A brace is used for a period of time to immobilize the spine to keep you from bending. If it doesn't heal, then a procedure can be tried called a vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty, which is where the cement comes in. ... (5 replies)
... toms. However, it is the right location for causing pain across the shoulder and down the arm. Otherwise, things look "normal." There is a slight curve of the spine to the left side and the up and down curve of the spine which should be there, is flattening out. Unless this is a huge amount, it is not usually an issue. ... (1 replies)
... Multiplanar multiecho noncontrast imaging of the cervical spine performed. The examination was performed under monitored intravenous conscious sedation. No reported complications. ... (1 replies)
... He said those test came back good, but requested blood work and a cervical spine MRI. ... (0 replies)
... You don't know how grateful I am to have found this wonderful site.....I now have ONE place to be, that covers all the dang issues in my life.
But 1st & foremost is the issue I have with my neck... Short history... have always had back problems, doc wanted to do surgery when I was 28 (now 56), but I learnt to live with the pain & just do things differently.
But, (yes... (0 replies)
... Well, I got out on Friday afternoon & home on Saturday. Went to a hotel. I couldn't go for a 2 hour ride after being up all day at the hospital.
All went well & the Dr's did more & less than what they said they were going to. Here's what they typed up.:
There are new translaminar screws seen at C3 which were not present on the prior exam. There is a new translaminar... (5 replies)
... The rest of the cervical spine appears to be OK. ... (1 replies)
... Hello I got my results back from my cervical MRI. Doctors really haven't told me much other than you have degenerative disc disease and a bulge in my c5-c6 disc. I am a female, 5' 2" and 137 lbs.
Procedure: MRI of cervical spine without contrast
History: Neck Pain. Vertigo.
No comparison study.
There are minimal disc desiccation and bulge C2-C3... (1 replies)
... trained orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon whose practice is limited to the neck and back. ... (3 replies)
... Left arm numbness. Prior cervical spine surgery. ... (1 replies)
... T7 and a cyst at T6. I have a lot of pain in that area of the spine also. ... (5 replies)
... One of the things to watch out for when one has cervical spine issues is whether or not there is cord compression. ... (3 replies)
... A second major consideration when dealing with cervical spine issues is whether there is any spinal cord compression. ... (3 replies)
... Straightening of the cervical spine reflecting muscle spasm. ... (3 replies)
... If you are experiencing a great deal of pain, you may want to be evaluated by a spine specialist. ... (1 replies)
... Well, it depends on how narrow it is and how much it hurts. First they try to help you with conventional methods such as physiotherapy and massages. Main goal: reduce the pain.
That's the theory, though. For of course doctors and pharmaceutical technologists will make more money out of a surgical intervention. a surgery is not always the best options. So the first question... (3 replies)
... surgical spine physician. After the prednisone, I am still not feeling much better and had the MRI done. ... (1 replies)
... There is degenerative disc disease of the lower cervical spine levels as detailed above. ... (0 replies)
... I would caution you to do your homework! Get several opinions, from both a neurosurgeon and an orthopedic spine surgeon, before reaching a decision. On the surface ADR makes sense and seems to be a better approach than going through a fusion surgery. ... (1 replies)