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C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 3, 2007
... I had a C5-C7 fusion in Jan. I wrote about this set back before in another post. I went on a trip and pulled alot of luggage and also got jerked around in NYC (literally) in taxis. So now the surgeon's nurse practitioner gave me a Medrol dose pack for 6 days. I am done with this med tomorrow. I do feel better, but I am still feeling alot of shoulder blade pain. I may have to... (14 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 3, 2007
... Hi SKZ You are starting to sound like you have the same neck problem as I do - I had four discs (C4/5/6/7/T1) that had DDD, and so far have had ACDF first on C5/6/7, and a year later another ACDF on C4/5. The main symptom from the C4/5 that I experienced was a deep burning pain in the muscles used when you shrug your shoulders - worse on the left side for me, but it... (14 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 4, 2007
... and although my arm symptoms are more controlled, I am left with significant spasms, pain in blades and chest as you describe, a general buzzing and thoracic pain. ... (14 replies)

C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 6, 2007
... As you know we had same surgery only mine was done Oct 06. Same diagnosis as yours with regard to c4 and c5 . I also questioned 2 not 3 level fusion and two dr.s recommended a 3 level. ... (14 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 4, 2007
... Thanks Bob and NeckPatient for the posts. My surgery was this past Jan. , 2007. I took a look at my 3 MRIs and it said that I had a small bulging disk, arthritis, and spurs at C4-5. I had C5-7 done 6 months ago. I kept asking why they werent going to do C4-5 in Jan. and they all seemed to think I didnt need it. I have no arm pain at this point. All I have is shoulder blade... (14 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 3, 2007
... Bob, somehow I knew you were going to answer because I totally thought of you when I posted about this. I am starting to get bummed out that I am doomed to a life of neck problems and fusions. My c5-C7 fusions was only last Jan. The Adjacent Segment degeneration has been my big fear. So then what do people do? They keep getting fusions until ultimately all the levels are... (14 replies)
C4-C5 symptoms?
Jul 7, 2007
... Usually symptoms from C4/5 go from base of neck and radiate to shoulder and the upper arm with numbness in shoulder and bicep weakness. I too know how you feel having had a second surgery 9 mos. later. It kind of feels like I'll never be the same and I too am really worried that I will need another surgery. I'm pretty sure that I have permanent nerve damage, and I also have... (14 replies)
... Hello everyone, I am new to healthboards but I have gotten a lot of reading posts over the past couple of weeks. I have a question for people who have had their symptoms return after surgery. Basically, if 4 ESI's haven't helped, what about facet injections? ... (2 replies)
... any symptoms of cord compression require surgery regardless whether there is pain or not. ... (10 replies)
... That would make more sense. I still can't make sense of the problems being on the right side and the symptoms being on the left. Do you have any problems, perchance, in your legs, specifically the right leg? ... (25 replies)
... d instant major neck pain and left arm went cold. Pain in left scapula area was just horrific for almost 3 weeks. Had emg of left arm that showed radiculopathy c5 c6 an had wrist drop....I had normal grip, but the wrist would not bring them up any higher and thumb and 1st digit were a bit numb. ... (13 replies)
... d instant major neck pain and left arm went cold. Pain in left scapula area was just horrific for almost 3 weeks. Had emg of left arm that showed radiculopathy c5 c6 an had wrist drop....I had normal grip, but the wrist would not bring them up any higher and thumb and 1st digit were a bit numb. ... (13 replies)
... costal spasms etc. I have lost my appetite and I threw up daily for a long time from vagus damage. However, I just don't know if this accounts for my breathing symptoms and if it doesn't, I'd like to know what could be done to fix it. ... (5 replies)
... if there is that much visible compression how can the impression be that there is no abnormal signal intensity within the cord, particularly with my long list of symptoms that are progressing day by day? ... (5 replies)
... I have recently had a MRI see below and Focal myelomalacia showed up. Looking at the definition of Myelomalacia I am worried. Should I be?? ANY INSIGHT IS REALLY APPRECIATED.:angel: History: Left arm numbness. Prior cervical spine surgery. Technique: MR imaging of the cervical spine was obtained on a 1.5 Tesla magnet. Sagittal T1-weighted, T2-weighted, and inversion... (1 replies)
... As for your symptoms, these surgeries are primarily designed to keep things from getting worse. The extent to which they will improve existing symptoms cannot be known in advance. I would expect some symptoms to get better immediately, some to get better with time, and a few to never go away. ... (4 replies)
... You are having a very very very significant cervical surgery. It will change your life forever. In a good way, it will relieve your symptoms if all goes well. But your range of motion is permanently affected and the impact to your muscles can be significant. ... (46 replies)
... The morning following the surgery all previous symptoms were gone! Just neck pain from the surgery itself. It got better and better for the first two weeks...Then, she over did it. ... (6 replies)
... fore my surery, just pain going to about my biceps on both sides. My neurosergeon NEVER did an EMG prior to the surgery, and i wish he had of. He just went by my symptoms and my MRI images. I had no numbness or forarm pain prior to surgery. BUT i have it NOW. The forearm pain started about 3 weeks post surg. ... (8 replies)
... prominent right uncovertebral joint hypertrophy extending into the right lateral recess, greater than seen on the previous exam. This could account for the right C5 radiculopathy. There is stable left neural foraminal stenosis secondary to facet and uncovertebral joint hypertrophy. ... (2 replies)


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