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... Her compression was 7mm in the nuetral and flexion and 5mm in the extension. ... (3 replies)
... thank you for taking the time to reply, linda. my MRI said i have a centralized disc herniation that is making a 2.5mm indent on my spinal cord, along with the two aforementioned bulges and degenerative disc disease which was labeled cervical spondylytic myelopathy by the radiologist and two of the NSs. three of the surgeons and one physiatrist told me that although they... (10 replies)
... i would think if it was that, the compression would have to be pretty severe or in just the 'perfect" spot too,ya know? ... (5 replies)

... I am not sure about the chest pain but I too have had numbness and tingling in my legs. When there is cervical cord compression from a herniation it can manifest itself in the lower extremities as well as the arms. ... (10 replies)
... every single thing that exists within our spinal cords is a 'needed" thing as opposed to having compression upon any other organs or even real damage to even the brain itself. ... (5 replies)
... I had cord compression at c6-7. I had a couple of month period where I had urine retention. It didn't seem to matter how much fluid I drank...I just never had the urge to go. This symptom went away and has not presented itself again since my ACDF 7 months ago. Most of the awful pain and neurological symptoms remain...but, the urine retention thing is gone. Who knows? Mona (8 replies)
... Ask your NS. I was having extreme urinary urgency just prior to my surgery and the Neurologist and NS both said that it WAS from my cord compression (C4-C7) (8 replies)
... issue from the C7 compression but numbness, cold, etc. ... (8 replies)
... much of this waxes and wanes. I get facial nerve symptoms as well...I don't know if it's related, but I had no neuro problems until the cord compression hit. ... (8 replies)
... c7, also having cord compression and having tremor problems also. Had them before surgery as well, for at least a few years. It is freaky. ... (9 replies)
... ndidate for artificial disk replacement. In my case three levels were involved and given the choice, I had a laminectomy which is done from the rear, clears the compression by cutting into the vertebrae and no fusion. ... (20 replies)
... :wave: erica1976....I too have a compression at C6/C7....have been through all of the tests and the next step is surgery........the risks for not having surgery is you put yourself in danger of paraylasis if you are in an accident ......the situation does not get better on it's own....... READ THROUGH SOME OF THE OTHER THREADS......I am new to this board but once I found... (20 replies)
Fusion C5-7
Nov 30, 2003
... County is fighting mine as well as Workers Comp. I am going for a Second Opinion this week sometime, hopefully. I'm quite sure surgery is inevitable for me. My disc is actually a bit worse that the herniated I also have spinal cord compression. Did you have compression?!? How long were you out of work after the injury, before surgery? After surgery? If I... (5 replies)
... Hi i am a 42 yr old female and just had my 1st mri which showed c5-c6 a large diffuse posterior disc osteophyte complex resulting in narrowing of the spinal canal which measures 7mm in ap dimenision and mild to moderate cord compression. I have 2 sisters whom have already had to have the anterior surgeries one had her own graft and one did not. One is dissabled and one is not.... (3 replies)
... Hi Paul, If the cord compression isn't too severe( The compression is my opinion only) they most probably will try PT and stretching exercises, surgery is always a last resort!!! On the other hand, it sometimes rectifys itself but only rarely... Hope this helps to ALL (10 replies)
... If it is, I would want a second opinion on getting it out to remove any compression the broken hardware may be causing. ... (5 replies)
... based disc osteophyte bar compressing the theca and causing moderate severe bilateral C5 exit foraminal stenosis. ... (6 replies)
... Hi All, My story: ACDF C5-6 in 2007. ACDF C6-7 in 2011. I've been having excruciating pain for about a week when I put my shampoo on my head (no joke). I decided to call my neurosurgeon and he ordered an MRI and x-ray. I don't have the report but I came home and looked at the images on CD. It looks like a huge herniation and spinal cord compression at C4-5. I... (1 replies)
... Hi! I am new to this board. I have been reading a lot of the postings and have found them very helpful. Back in April after an episode of vomiting from a stomach bug i had extreme pain In my neck. I went to my GP and she suggested Physical Therapy. My x-ray showed cervical straightening. The Orthopaedic Dr said it was due to muscle spasms. About one month later i went for a... (9 replies)

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