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... Hello everyone. I'm trying to find the best route to take given my mother's current situation. I hope I am posting in the correct area. Over two months ago my mother was diagnosed with Arthritis in the neck and spine/Cervical Disc Disorder. We were told that she would need surgery to have this corrected. We were referred to a specialist who then let us know that he would not... (1 replies)
... 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)

Spinal stenosis
Nov 13, 2017
... Surgery is always the last resort. On the other hand, if your central canal is badly narrowed, it is a fairly easy surgery, as spine surgeries go. ... (10 replies)
Spinal stenosis
Nov 13, 2017
... and it is showing facet joint syndrome. Treatment now is physio but will be seeing neurologist to determine which nerves are compressed. Then maybe a consult at spine clinic. Everyone says surgery is last resort. Very hard to manage with this condition. ... (10 replies)
Spinal stenosis
Nov 13, 2017
... Have you had a MRI of the lumbar spine? Has anyone suggested you need surgery to decompress a spinal nerve? (10 replies)
... Then I would find a new spine surgeon in a different clinic and go in as a new patient. ... (5 replies)
... Where about in the spine was the tumor? ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for the reply! Actually my range of motion in my neck has been ok. The pain is def less the last few days and the numbness seems to only be confined to my thumb now. I get the "shot" this Friday and start PT next week. I am hoping this all helps. I will def research the C1-C2. I have been seeing an ortho who referred me to a neuro. That is who I am with now. I... (3 replies)
... These are things to discuss with the spine surgeon. You don't mention if you are seeing either an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon for an evaluation and plan of treatment. If not, I highly recommend that you do. ... (3 replies)
... getting better. I am only on Naproxen at the moment. There is no spine compression only nerve root. ... (3 replies)
... It is important to find out if there is any cord compression. That is the most significant finding with a cervical spine issue....Most stenosis tends to get worse with the passing of time...but it does depend on what is causing it. ... (8 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)

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