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... Monarog, I am so glad to see your post! Believe me, I sympathize but I am going through such a similar ordeal that I have been waiting and hoping to see you here again. Do I understand that your physiatrist wasn't persuaded that the cervical herniation is the cause despite the new MRI results? I don't get this at all. I have a C5-6 herniation and I have had 2... (21 replies)
... Hi Erica1976, I totally understand what you are going through. I'm on LI too! I have severe cord compression C5 and C6 which was found totally by mistake when I went to a neurologist for migraines. Long story short, he made me see a neurosurgeon who said I needed surgery. ... (20 replies)
... I found my original cervical MRI. Here are the gory details. Perhaps this will help the veterans give me a little more insight / personalization with their experience!! MRI Report ======= Findings : There is a maintenance of cerivcal lordosis. There are no focal regions of signal alteration in the vertebral marrow. The cervical spinal cord is intrinsically normal... (258 replies)

... had only slight compression on my cord. ... (15 replies)
... levels due to an accentuated cervical lordosis in that region and slight retrolisthesis of C5 on C6. ... (1 replies)
... First, cord compression lasting 8 months can do permanent damage to the cord, resulting in permanent pain and weakness/numbness of extremities. I would encourage you to not cross off surgery as a solution. If this was going to heal, it probably would have by now. You can have discectomy without fusion to relieve the compression. I have had neck surgery and really didn't think... (4 replies)
... Hi, I've been having a severe pain at the back of the right shoulder blade. the pain is particularly at a single point in the top of the blade. the pain is especially severe when i try to get up from the bed. Initially i thought, i've hurt my shoulder while lifting the weights. As per doctor suggestion i took MRI for cervical spine and here is the report. MRI REPORT: (4 replies)
... Hi guys someone help me please. Had an MRI and the report notes that: No Nerve root compression. Mild Left C4 root compression Small central disc at c3/4, but no cord compression, however the disc does abuf the cord. An X-ray earlier on noted C5 inferior body corticated teardrop fracture The doctor went on to do a lumber puncher yesterday and said all was normal... (2 replies)
... Marcia, thank you so much for your thoughtful and helpful reply...really sobering i have to admit but i know i have to hear it...I was all ready to do the surgery and they my neurologist was saying i should not rush into it...then i got confused about doing the surgery. Sometimes i feel like there is a lump in my throat when i swallow (since the injury) and i occasionally feel... (20 replies)
... ing with actual spinal tracts which carry all of the body system function info to the brain.this can become a huge problem and possibly a devistating one if that compression is left with no intervention for too long. ... (20 replies)
... itte's Sign and a common problem for people with cervical spondylosis. OK, so I think I know what it is. But I don't know whether it is seen in just nerve root compression cases or only spinal cord compression cases? ... (13 replies)
... Hi Erica1976 I too know what you are going through. I have problems with C-4-C5 C5-C6 C6-C7 At the C5-C6 I have a dick extrusion, compressing the spinal cord, loss of CSF escetera. I live in Rockland County, suburbs of NYC. My docs all up here said I need surgery. I wanted another option. I did see a doc that deal with Epidurals but they siad it would be too risky. ... (20 replies)
... pain. Also, is it possible to have middle back pain from compression in the neck? ... (20 replies)
... Hello Everyone :wave: I had a Cervical Fusion & Discectomy with plating & allograph on level C5-6 on Monday. Unfortunately, the day after surgery I had what they think might be a panic attack. My throat closed up and I couldn't breathe. The nurses said that my sat oxygen level was at 82. They also did a chest x-ray right in my room and found out that I developed... (15 replies)
... C6 there is a large central disc protrusion tracing both proximally and distally over a total craniocaudal distance of around 18mm. the disc causes significant compression of the spinal cord which does look to show intrasubstance signal change in keeping with myelomalacia. There is no other focal disc protrusion shown. ... (1 replies)
... The cord compression should not cause pain but if one set of leg muscles is weak and others are not, the difference will cause muscle spasms and pain. ... (13 replies)
... median nerve damage, most consistent with carpal tunnel, no cervical radiculopathy was shown. I was sent to a hand surgeon for it. He said there is median nerve compression coming from a point up higher near my collar bone, called the brachial plexus. ... (8 replies)
... Has anyone ever heard of a time frame for increasing risk of permanent nerve damage for a spinal nerve root compression at C5-C6? I began having a stiff neck & shoulder about 7 months ago. My symptoms increased, and I now experience neck and shoulder pain, tingling down my right arm (within past 2 weeks, even started in left arm), muscle weakness in right arm, muscle spasms... (1 replies)
... Oh my gosh!! Finally someone who knows what I am talking about!! First the symptoms: The pain in my arms is a constant. I can't sleep because whichever side I sleep on, I wake up in the middle of the night with numbess and tingling. Have to try to sleep on my back but that is sooo hard. Also, my pillow is never right. If I keep both pillows under my neck it causes my... (26 replies)
... starting at about C6. So any compression from C6 up on those arteries may be causing your facial problems. ... (9 replies)


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