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... Not sure why cervical condition deteriorated more rapidly in last one year. ... (28 replies)
... I actually did not have pain in my right shoulder and arm before the surgery. I had the pain after the surgery. ... (22 replies)
... There are now alternatives to fusion which may or may not be appropriate if the need for surgery does arise. ... (1 replies)

... We talked about what I have tried to date for my cervical spine, and he suggested I give at home traction a try for two solid weeks. ... (15 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this board so please bear with this long explanation of history. Post-surgery symptoms: pain - neck, shoulder, down arm to elbow, shoulder blade (all left side), tingling and numbness- same areas including left side of face and both hands (mostly left) vision: problems in the very beginning-fuzziness, spots, also headaches and dizziness Broke down and... (7 replies)
... s, putting on clothing. Also, I do not have full range of motion with my right arm, as compared with my left. I have had about 5 PT visits where he uses manual cervical traction and two more visits next week. I have seen a chiropractor twice who uses a device called the Activator as manipulations to my neck would be too risky. ... (16 replies)
... cribed muscle relaxants and a sleep aid. It helped a little, but I was still in pain and paranoid about any type of impact, bump etc. to my back neck, Well.... after reading these boards, I bought a soft cervical collar at Walgreen's for 16 bucks, wore it all day and SLEPT IN IT .. guess what? ... (2 replies)
... I don't know if you are still on this blog or not. But, here I am 2 years after my 2 level fusion needing the 3rd level done!! Not happy! I have been in constant pain since the fusion 2 years ago. ... (16 replies)
... with my own bone and WITHOUT and metal plating or screws. Was in a hard collar for 3 months and had 4 months of PT. First symptoms to warrant the surgery in 2001 was terrible neck pain with numbness in both arms and hands and actually dropping things. I had epidural cortisone shots, traction, pain meds, etc. ... (4 replies)
... ms by the way. They are wonderful. I'm glad to be back to them where they know me and know how I respond to treatments. They're doing their best. And I tried traction again this week. ... (51 replies)
... Hi, this is my first posting. I have had upper back, shoulder blade, arm neck pain for over 5 years. Have been diagnosed with DDD after a couple of very bad falls and sports injuries. ... (39 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your story. It's similar to mine. So far Ice, Heat & traction have relieved most of my pain. Still there but not as intense. I wish you well on your recovery. Please keep us posted. :) (7 replies)
... Thanks for the info, NP. I have been out of town for a few days and just got your reply. I am trying to do some more research on traction but it makes me nervous now. Why does the NS order it if it has the potential to harm? ... (24 replies)
... Hi. I just found this board yesterday and am really glad I did. I have been diagnosed with cervical spine HNP, cervical sponsylosis and LS spine spondylosis. ... (9 replies)
... Holy crap, I thought the foraminotomy was a silver bullet procedure to relieve nerve root compression if the traction therapy and transforaminal injections didn't do the trick for me. ... (6 replies)
... PLUS, traction is not good if you have ANY bone spurs!...it can harm nerves... ... (10 replies)
... Last week, I had a cervical epidural. I felt a small improvement in pain, but I am still popping two or three 5 MG valiums a day and taking Celebrex. ... (1 replies)
... chance of helping. After lurking around here I think his honesty is refreshing. ... (5 replies)


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