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... Tlancer, I'm not sure if this is what you want to hear but it does sound like a thoracic disk herniation with a protrusion to one side. ... (8 replies)
... I don't have it but have read quite a bit about it. Did you recently have cervical spine surgery? ... (4 replies)
... but will worry about that one later in life. If you're not seeing either a Neurosurgeon or a Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, I would suggest that you do. ... (3 replies)

Thoracic sprain?
Mar 17, 2012
... I have a herniated disk at T7/8, along with arthritic bone spurs that are pinching nerves and my spinal cord. I CAN tell you it hurts like hell when I use my arms to wash dishes, cook, fold laundry... pretty much using my arms in front of me. I can tell you that a heating pad really help mine to feel better, however I also take pain meds, but they don't do much without the... (2 replies)
... lso you may want to take the time to do a google search for something called a dermatone chart. It shows where those disks in your cervical, thorasic and lumbar spine have a tendancy to radiate pain to. I was dumbfounded by how far some of those actually go. ... (6 replies)
... center, in the thoracic vertebra. ... (0 replies)
... in a person with degenerating disks, the disks become more like a dried out, hard sponge. As the disks flatten and dry out, the vertebre in the spine begin to move closer together. ... (2 replies)
... rays showed nothing. They just thought it was a herniated disk and I had a very low pain threshold. I was sent home with tons on Valium and Demerol. ... (10 replies)
... s1 ,but also in thoracic,possibly cervical.Mine they are leaning towards Multiple Sclerosis I do however have a herniated disk in the thoracic area, 3 bulging disk,and a bulging disk in the cervical area,with no cord impingment anywhere. ... (16 replies)
... I'm not usually on this board as my lower back is hopeless but I've been through 2 major cervical spine surgeries and now dealing with major thoracic spine issues. Of the 23 disks in the back, 11 of mine are herniated due to a major injury 30 years ago. So I know a thing or 2 about spines, top to bottom. ... (21 replies)
... something "mushy" move in my neck. Then, on the way home, I had a sort of choking sensation and sort of pressure on my esophagus. I had an MRI run and found a disk had herniated in my neck. When dealing with the neck, you are dealing with possible impingement of the main spinal nerve. ... (4 replies)
... lumbar spine and have recently switched from taking high doses of ibuprofen to taking low doses of oxycodone. ... (9 replies)
... Cervical surgery is an easy place to get to and work as they can go in from either front or back but the thoracic is another matter. They can work from the back but from the front causes all sorts of major problems....your heart and lungs are in the way. ... (5 replies)
... vertebrae location. There are no vertebrae in the spine called 'D' as ILoveToCruise correctly reported. A protrusion of a disk is sometimes called a disk buldge or a disk herniation. The name is not so important as the location and severity of the damage. ... (8 replies)
Inversion advice
May 18, 2007
... I have one as well. It isn't going to cure your ailments... a herniated disc is a herniated disc. But it does offer some comfort. ... (4 replies)
... well every disk in the thoracic is herniated between 2mm and 5mm. Plus I have 3 chronic wedge fractures at T8, T9 and T10. ... (5 replies)
... oid injectons unless your fusion has totally cured. Steroids can keep bmp from fusing. I am 8 months post op with the 10 level fusion, and while I am fused, my spine specialist does not feel that this massive fusion will be well cured until at least 18 months. ... (21 replies)
... I have a herniated disc too, my pain was always down my right leg, but I have had occasion where it would be the left leg, leading me to believe that maybe the disc affecting that side is also bulging. Tell your sister to try everything before surgery. PT cannot hurt her, if it works she avoids surgery. I know there are cases where surgery is the only answer & if she's with... (12 replies)
... ture would have been available at that time I would of tried that.I did work with a chiropractor,that was successful for 8 years until I fell on ice.I now have 3 herniated disk and 4 diffused disk with scattered disc desiccation through out thoracic spine.I'm going to physical therapy and see how that works. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome,if your dissatisfied with your Dr.,look for one with a spine fellowship.You're to young to be going thru the pain your in.Oxy scares me. ... (8 replies)

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