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... because of many of the same issues that you have described. I waited about 6 years after I started experienced burning hands caused by the spinal compression and tried everything imaginable to avoid surgery. ... (11 replies)
... Hi.....At C4-5 I have a herniation where the disc touches the cord but does not compress and C5-6 distorts the cord on the left. I have hand tightness and cannnot close into a fist as well as numbness down side of right arm into fingers. Gait imbalance at times...Last night I awakened with more numbness in whole arm, but shook it out. A NS at Mayo diagnosed and gave me... (5 replies)
... I did get some additional information. I was seeing an orthopedic doctor as I originally thougth it was all muscle. My MRI showed a c5-6 large herniation flattening the cord on the right side with some cord signal and a smaller bulge at C6-7. I asked the ortho about my options and he told me that I could go to PT or get surgery. He told me an injection wouldn't do anything... (5 replies)

... Thanks. I did get a lot more information on my last visit. My c5-6 is herniated and flattening the cord on the right side. My c6-7 is bulging pretty good too. I have an appt with a neuro in 2 weeks and will start PT on Friday. The ortho that I saw said they wouldn't even bother with injections as they wouldn't help. I guess ill know more after the neuro visit. The pressing on... (5 replies)
... Hi, Lisa, it sounds as though you have been really going through it, as well (((hugs))) like yourself I am open to the idea that I might never get any better. I think that acceptance of how things are now is very important to dealing with the loss of ability. keep in touch, I havent met anyone on the net or in person, who has similar problems. Wishing you Well, Nicola (16 replies)
... I thought I was all better, symptoms have come and gone since then and I shrugged them off, they have now gotten worse, so another MRI, showing 4 Levels of compression in the cervical spine. I have an appointment with another Neuro Surgeon who specializes in the neck. ... (16 replies)
... Hello, Firstly I am from England, so maybe things will be different, treatment wise for your partner in Australia. I wanted to reply to your post though, as a lot of people have been supportive of me, on here, and I like to give back when I can. I have Degenerative Disc Disease throughout my cervical spine, and bulging discs, with some narrowing and some contact on the... (10 replies)
... The numbness in arms and legs/feet and weakness was the deal breaker for me however according to the two different surgeons I saw, my cord compression was very bad and neither was sure how much more it could take before VERY SERIOUS and irreversable (as in paralysis) damage so at the end I didn't feel like I had much of a choice (4 replies)
... I had severe compression of the spinal cord and only had surgery after all conservative treatment failed. ... (4 replies)
... Hi. I too had degenerative disc disease that was diagnosed back in my 30's. Mine was due to being thrown into a wall by an out of control child. I am now in my 50's and had to have surgery due to spinal stenosis and foraminal stenosis. The biggest advice I can give you is to visit several doctors. Do your research and select those who are the most knowledgeable. I went... (2 replies)
... th permanent nerve damage because it wasn't caught soon enough but that is another story. My cervical surgery needed to be done because I had severe spinal cord compression in 4 levels, was experiencing numbness and tingling in both hands, pain in shoulders, arms and neck with headaches every day for about three weeks. ... (12 replies)
... I also had severe spinal cord compression and after the surgery my problems in my hands were better in recovery. ... (9 replies)
... what is the amount of compression on my spinal cord? ... (10 replies)
... what is the amount of compression on my spinal cord? ... (10 replies)
... you have been through A LOT!! I sincerely wish you the best! The two of you are so knowledgeable and helpful. I think the Nuero had said that it is not the compression but something about tracts all go through the cervical area including the legs and can then affect the legs. ... (13 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply. I may have mispoken...I dont think the nuero said that myelomalacia would cause any pain....He just said something about the cervical tracks to the legs can cause issue with legs when there is cord compression. Pain is not that bad...just kind of achey and more noticeable when i am just standing still with weight on it. When walking for the... (13 replies)
C5-c6
Jun 20, 2011
... areas' and not in an ICU unless your spinal situation also was pretty severe with the potential for cord impact, or they had some pretty impactful levels of real compression upon your spinal cord they were going to have to lift off? ... (5 replies)
... Sounds like your in a frustrating situation & I can completely understand. I wanted you to know it took approx. 2 years for my spinal injury to be considered worthy of any doctors attention. Although my symptoms were confusing the doctors & myself. Of course I did not know then what I know now. Because my MRI findings were considered "mild" the doctors would dismiss it. ... (9 replies)
... Could you have Carpel Tunnel Syndrome? My husband had issues with his fingers, hands and wrists and the pain sometimes went up to his wrists. That may not explain the neck pain, but, may help with the arm hand issues. I know that I tried many conservative treatments prior to surgery. I tried PT, chiropractic (just be careful, makes me nervous even though I have tried this... (9 replies)
... chance of improving my symptoms. I had a lot of neurological symptoms due to spinal cord compression for over a year. ... (14 replies)




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