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... off the cord and go out to the body...1 to the right and one to the left side. They exit the spinal cord canal through small holes they call foramina. Since this is a "fixed" point of exit, this is where all the trouble is as the nerves can't move away from the trouble. ... (16 replies)
... First of all xrays and MRIs are pretty useless in a case like this. ... (16 replies)
... sounds like the doc wants to go in and open the hole around the nerve...foraminotomy... ... (16 replies)

... sounds like the doc wants to go in and open the hole around the nerve...foraminotomy... ... (16 replies)
... and large osteophyte complexes, along with severe degenerative arthiritis and DDD, narrowing of some foramen, etc. Probably fairly typical stuff for anyone that is posting on this board! ... (10 replies)
Apr 22, 2003
... Hi ya'll, It has been a little while sence I have been on here. I have been very busy what with taking care of Roy, the house and the yard. Roy does quite a bit and I worry that he is doing to much. ... (3 replies)
... Yes I saw it. Yes it does feel like I have been around the world and back and back again, but I have faith, and my faith is what is getting me through right now. ... (7 replies)
... I have 2 very good chiropractors that are trying to help me weekly and they know what is going on and they don't want me to have surgery but I need to try something. ... (2 replies)
... oth shoulders. Bone spurs in neck. The past 4 years have been pretty bad pain wise. Take a bunch of Vicodin and tramadol, muscle relaxers and gabapentin. Nothing is helping. Tried physical therapy on neck and back, just made everything worse. Waiting till august to see a neurosurgen. ... (11 replies)
... when too much pressure is being put on at certain places on my neck or back of my head. ... (1 replies)
... I'm 40 and very active person. I still play soccer in open division. I play violin also practice every day but this is just my hobby. My work is stinting 8h at the front of the computer and using my hands to type. Two small kids and a lot of activities. Now going back to the point. ... (7 replies)
... it is quite concerning. It sounds like the weakness I have is worse than what you experienced. I notice it doing things like lifting something off or onto a shelf, blow drying my hair, cutting vegetables, putting on clothing. ... (16 replies)
... I did not know how to use the site and posted in the wrong place the first time. My hubby has been going through this for 14 months and it is so bad that he has many times threatened to kill him self because of the pain. ... (0 replies)
... I hate pain meds and they make me itch like crazy. When I was a bit younger, they made me feel great but now I would say they are a torture to my system. ... (5 replies)
... Again..I'm just speaking for myself...and all I can say is there is no way I would let them fuse all 6 levels based on just those symptoms....that would be based on a two to three level issue.. ... (21 replies)
... I have had 2 neurosurgons look at my MRI and CT scan and it is true. What is happening is that my neck is closing in on my spinal cord all the way down. They figure I was born with neck issues. ... (21 replies)
... paramedian disc spur complex causes mild anterior impression upon the cord and mild to moderate left foraminal stenosis. Central canal is lower normal caliber. Right foramen is patent. ... (3 replies)
... were no risk of further damage with this, as it seems to be a way to fix the original problem. I don't plan to see him right now. I also don't want to have the surgery if it means that more surgery will likely be needed in the future. I want to go backwards, instead of digging the hole deeper. ... (16 replies)
... C7, 2 bulging disc....the pain in my neck is horrible,numbness, heaviness and pain radiating down my right shoulder,arm and tingling in had. ... (10 replies)
... I've read much of what is posted here. I'm in the same boad and I'm scared to death. ... (35 replies)

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