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Jul 31, 2015
... Thank you Chuck for the advice and I will post what the neuro surgeon say after my visit I also have an appointment with the neurologist the same week he's a well known neurologist will ask about the neuro surgeon but the neuro surgeon specialize in the spine and also will get second opinion (5 replies)
Jul 31, 2015
... tion is surgery, which it may very well be if the radiologist report for the MRI is accurate, I would get a second opinion as well. I would suggest an orthopedic spine specialist. The receive similar specialized training but tend to look at things a little differently than their neurosurgeon counterparts. ... (5 replies)
... feel it is operable, I would accept that opinion. If they feel it is something you could have taken care of locally, I would get opinions from several different spine surgeons, including an orthopedic spine surgeon. ... (1 replies)

... My neurologist isn't sure if the surgeon would want to operate seeing as my spine is in rough shape but I'm in constant chronic pain for the last 10 years and really wouldn't mind trying at this point. ... (1 replies)
Jul 30, 2015
... Again, any time there is cord compression, there is the potential for a serious situation, so I urge you to see a spine specialist. The compression may be slight and the doctor will just want to keep an eye on it, but you will not know this until you have a consultation. ... (5 replies)
Jul 30, 2015
... trained orthopedic spine or neuro surgeon? ... (5 replies)
Jul 29, 2015
... Hello All, I am new to the site but have been reading several post. I have visited other site trying to find people that have experience the things I am going threw but really have find none but came to this site and see alot of support and caring people that willings to give inputs on their experiences with the issues I am dealing with. Also I know any... (5 replies)
... Hi and thanks for responding. I've spoken to my GP regards to having an MRI and she is adamant that it's the responsibility of the orthopaedic choices clinic. As my symptoms worsen I'm only fed ever higher doses of the pregabalin. It was acknowledged that my lower back muscles were in spasm so was given diazepan but at the time I was working as a truck driver so couldn't... (5 replies)
... I do this morning and night. I also do it whenever I know I have done too much and my spine is about to react badly! I have been known to find a quiet corner of an airport and stretch out on the floor to do this. ... (12 replies)
... I have Degenerative Disc Disease effecting my lumbar portion of my spine. I also have the weak leg which was diagnosed as Drop Foot. I am having surgery the end of August. You need to demand a MRI and see a neurologist for a EEG to figure out what is going on. I hope you find answers soon. (5 replies)
... she could do more harm than good. Again, I really suggest you look for an orthopedic spine surgeon. ... (12 replies)
... ray will only show the condition of the bones of the spine and whether the disc space is narrowing. ... (5 replies)
... I don't know how you could have severe stenosis at several levels, in both the cervical and lumbar spine and NOT have nerve compression. ... (12 replies)
... ChuckStr, Thank you for that invaluable information. I wondered about the seriousness of it, and now I have a good idea. That is so good to know. If I have the information--pros and cons--about how serious a situation is, I have power. Does that make sense? I don't feel so helpless, even if it is not a great situation to be in. Thank you, sir, for adding your thoughts. ... (19 replies)
... I got a range of opinions from surgery asap to lets wait and see from some extremely well qualified spine specialists. That said, I think it is totally appropriate to push for an answer as its been long enough. ... (19 replies)
... se bouts like you describe on the way to the excruciating and debilitating pain and loss of ROM that led me to seek treatment last year. It turns out my cervical spine is kind of a mess with degeneration everywhere and plenty of stenosis. ... (3 replies)
... our symptoms and the MRI results it is quite likely that these issues are indeed caused by the problems in your cervical spine. If you are not being treated by a spine specialist Neuro or Ortho surgeon, a good next step would be to get in to see one. Those docs are the experts in diagnosing and treating conditions of the spine. ... (3 replies)
... trained orthopedic SPINE surgeon as well as a neurosurgeon. These two specialties receive similar training but sometimes approach problems from a slightly different angle. ... (19 replies)
... the spine, this process can begin in our 20s, the discs begin to dry out. If sufficient moisture is lost, the discs "pancake" or flatten, bring the bones of the spine closer together, even touching. This is referred to as a "loss of disc height. ... (19 replies)
... PTs are often a good source of information. They tend to know who the good spine docs are. If you live near a teaching hospital or univ. teaching hospital, you could pullout some names from there... ... (19 replies)

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