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... Certainly possible. One, though, concentrates on the possibility of impingement of the foramen, while the other talks of a small impingement of the spinal cord. ... (29 replies)
... As the radiologist says, the thing to focus on is the impingement on your right C7 nerve. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I was diagnosed about two years ago at age 45 with cervical degeneration and bones spurs at C5-C6. I went through about 4 weeks of PT which helped the pain to become tolerable. Now about a month ago, the pain came back with a vengeange, with severe limited range of motion in my neck and pain across the shoulder bladers and down my right arm. I'm also having... (8 replies)

... Also there is a bulge at c6 apparent on the mri its just smaller and as you say more innocuous looking the specialists i had review them basically said. ... (11 replies)
... I had a fusion of C6-C7 about 15 years ago following a drunk driver running into me and 3 years of physical therapy. I have been having uncontrollable movements that look like seizures, my legs feel like cement, I have neuropathy in my feet and numbness and tingling in my hands and arms with constant cringe type feelings when I move. The drs put me through all sorts of... (6 replies)
... Edit-sorry title sposed to say "...pain from nerve root impingement" am not sure how to edit. I have a compromised nerve root with impingement at c6 (originally thought it was c7 based on mri as a bulge more visible at c7 level but smaller bulge at c6 the culprit) the result of a traumatic fall in football 2 and a bit yrs ago, the pain pattern matches the nerve conduction... (11 replies)
... Well to be fair the dr who told me that at the pain clinic wasn't actually charging me personally anything as it was all coveredby government subsidies, neurologist on the other hand not so much. Yeh i can type up the MRI report, i think its lacking sufficient detail about the disc at the corresponding level though (go figure): Sagittal T1, T2, STIR and transverse T2 images... (11 replies)
... Hey everyone! I found this board while doing some recent searching during what seems to be some progression of my cervical arthritis. My story isn't too exciting--I've been struggling with sort of a "mutant" degenerating neck since I was a teen and earlier...a reverse curvature, yadda yadda. In my twenties after having my son, I started getting tingling on my left side and... (3 replies)
... ve always been able to do. At times, it is better than others, but mostly I have difficulties all the time now. Had an EMG a month ago. It mostly points to right C6 radiculopathy. It also talked about the right Ulnar nerve at the elbow, but didn't emphasis a major issue there. Had a CT Scan done with a myleogram. ... (10 replies)
... spondylosis,and positional cord impingement ventral cord, which is flattened. ... (1 replies)
... and it needed to come out. i just wanted that impingement fixed and found out THAT? ... (15 replies)
... ruptured disc C5C6. Symptoms you describe suggest you have a ruptured disc and nerve root impingement at C5C6 as I do. These symptoms can include the entire upper back and chest. Shoulders, hands, arms. What has your doctor told you? ... (17 replies)
... :wave: From my experience I would say depending on the severity of the impingement, that yes you will need surgery. I am 9 wks post-op ACDF C5-C6 I had severe cord impingement with the same symptoms that you are describing, vertigo, headache , severe pain down shoulder, numbness & tingling arms& legs. My NS said that with the cord involvement that surgery was necessary because... (4 replies)
... but the shoulder and arm pain is almost unbearable. A CAT scan done 9 mons. post op shows that there is still moderate foraminal narrowing on the left, at the c6 level, and i again have osteophyte formation. ... (0 replies)
... nd it hurts to reach for anything. He said he could do the carpal tunnel release surgery, but it is likely that it will not improve my symptoms because the nerve impingement is coming from the brachial plexus area. ... (8 replies)
... Severe c6 nerve impingement was also noted. EMG showed some minor nerve damage in the area. ... (8 replies)
... Severe c6 nerve impingement was also noted. EMG showed some minor nerve damage in the area. ... (20 replies)
... I posted in another post my actual MRI report. I was called by my neurologist's nurse to say that I had severe cord impingement. When I got the report, it did not read exactly the same way. As to if the previous fusion caused the problems I am having now, well I guess the answer is yes. It puts additional stress above and below the fusion causing a cascade effect. Many... (6 replies)
... Calm, did the fusion cause the eventual impingement? I am wondering if I have a situation similar to yours. It's a long story, but I am very curious to hear more about your situation. Also, is the "hump" and actual hump in your spine? Please give more details if you can. (6 replies)
... with increased impingement on the cord. There is no abnormal signal within the cord to suggest edema. ... (9 replies)

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