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... excrustiating pain. I am only 47 and am worried how I will be 10 years from now. Well thank you for your response, oh did your doctor tell you what caused this calcification to happen on your lumbar in the 1st place? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Nipper123. I had what they call Spinal Stenosis of the lower lumbar. In Sept. of 2003 I was operated on and the doc said he had to "chisel" out the bone calcification around the spinal nerve to open up the area. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the support Janatee I am really in the slumps about this whole thing. I know how you feel, when I go shopping my legs and back kill me so I use if they have one of the motorized carts. I look at folks much older and moving much slower than I but the pain and feeling like your going to just collaspes is rediculious, I feel so ashamed, they are way older than I and... (4 replies)

... But I do wear it every day. We will see if this is enough to straighten me out just enough to shift the spine back in line, and take the pressure off ... I keep the faith. I too am a young woman of 54, but at times feel so much older....You can never give up the fight.. ... (4 replies)
... Hello I am new to this board and have been looking for people whom have had their dr tell them that the had calcification of entire spinal secetion? ... (4 replies)
... Felix - it's great to hear a success story. Debysu - I hope you're on the upswing. I'm an Oregon native, currently in Atlanta, that loves the outdoors too. I climbed a mountain a few summers ago (non-tech hiking, pack weight on the hips), but now, even low-impact, mild exertion causes the blood vessels in my spinal canal to pump up enough so that the cord is compressed... (40 replies)
New MRI
Oct 29, 2014
... arms and hands. I have a lot of pain with tingling and numbness in all my limbs. I have had another MRI lumbar and cervical but it picked up some of the thoracic spine as well. ... (2 replies)
... the other is in the neural foramina. The foramen is an opening where a specific spinal nerve exits the spine and goes out to the area of the body it innervates. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks! I'll post on the back forum as well. And no - no japanese ancestry as far as I know...though I am eating sushi tonight. Thanks, Ray (3 replies)
... Apparently ligamentum flavum calcification is much more common in Japan, hence the popularity of laminoplasties there. ... (3 replies)
... Hi: I had a similar problem and had surgery Dec 1. I had herniated diiscs at C4, C5, C6 and C7. I also had osteophytes and spurs pressing into spinal cord and spinal cord compression at all these levels. I had severe tingling and pins and needles in my hands, and feet and had started to progress up my legs and arms. I work for neurosurgeons and one of the best at cervical... (12 replies)
... Thanks for replying! I would certainly get a second opinion from a neurosurgeon. Calcification can occur at any level of the spinal cord. In my case, the OPLL is continuous from C2 to T1 and is severely compressing the spinal cord. ... (12 replies)
... I had No further attacks at all since then.. BUT the MS Label has "stuck" on my medical records , and with the recent spine problems has complicated things!.. ... (50 replies)
... and in a wheelchair, I was urgently operated on, had a Distectomy. Unfortunately,it was revealed later that my spine was marked incorrectly just before the op. and the wrong Disc was removed! ... (50 replies)
... minimal leftward curvation of the spine question relation to positioning.there is preservation of disc space heights.there is calcification in the epigastric region overlying the right renal shadow of uncertain etiology? ... (4 replies)
... rays and Spine MRI because I didn't trust the neurologist I just fired. ... (1 replies)
... Your goal should be to ensure stability for your spine and with so many levels make sure to do research to get all the data. ... (3 replies)
... I still don't have a firm diagnosis on anything, but I picked up my reports from my MRI and from my X-Ray of the sacrum/coccyx The MRI of my C-Spine says,"the long TR reveals degenerative disc disease from spondylotic change within the cervical spine. There is a slight loss of the normal cervical lordosis. The axial images reveal posterior spurring of C4 and C5" ok my... (8 replies)
... Dear WebDozer, Thanks so much for your reply. I will take it to heart. I will give it another week to see if the finger responds, as the rest of the arm has gotten much better with each passing day. On an intuitive level, your suggestion to seek other medical support feels right. He took an xrays of my neck and I have mild 'straightening' for my age, but I do have some... (2 replies)
Subluxation C5/C6
Apr 20, 2011
... Reviewed the results of my x-rays with my Dr. on Monday. He said I have what is commonly referred to as military neck and military spine. My neck has no real curve to it. Also I have many areas from T1 through S5 that have lost the natural curve. He did note disc compression around L5-S1 as well as some slight calcification of the discs between C5-C7. He was able to adjust C7... (6 replies)


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