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... I did read on the web, If the spinal cord is compressed repeatedly, it begins to show flattening. ... (4 replies)
... Well I saw the spine specialist today. he said my MRI is most concerning. My spinal cord flattening is due to arthritic changes and the only treatment is probly going to be surgery. ... (11 replies)
... My friend says that cord flattening is more severe and surgery is necessary. ... (4 replies)

... I also had severe cord flattening for about a year and a half before surgery. Like you I had the same symptoms and none of the pain meds or relaxers worked. I saw both a NS and orthopedic. ... (11 replies)
... this would really be the most important info for you to know about really.something is obviously pushing or comprssing a specific area of your cord and you need to find out just what that something is.this would be the part that would be considered the 'affected or problem"area. ... (11 replies)
... one will say flattening, another will say compression, another might say compression for mild compression and flattening for heavy compression, another one might miss the compression altogether, another might say indentation etc. etc. ... (4 replies)
... ling like I am hung over in the AM. I havent told my Dr yet of these new symptoms but finally had an MRI last week and the nurse called to inform me I have right flattening of my spinal cord due to degenerative disc disease as well as arthritis. ... (11 replies)
... Mama,i would be very very hesitant to even attempt any sort of actual PT with your current spinal cord status,really.you could end up doing even more damage to it. ... (11 replies)
... central stenosis with cord flattening and have a constant achy neck. My shoulders and middle back hurt all the time as well. I do not have the trouble walking as you do mine is all upper body. ... (3 replies)
... Cord Flattening at these levels. ... (1 replies)
... Six days later, I was having emergency surgery as my spinal cord was being severly compressed....... ... (11 replies)
... b 2002, one of which I have now had surgery on twice. I saw my MRI scans and I could clearly see the point at which the particularly bad disc squashed the spinal cord to the point of cutting it off, explaining why I could not stand upright and had no feeling down the back of one leg. ... (11 replies)
... Hello, Sorry to hear about your pain...I strongly agree w/"Backinthesaddle"....Go to a NS immediately with MRI in hand. Or maybe a neurologist, definitely not a family doctor..you need to get to a specialist. I had weird pain for about 6 months too...numbness/tingling, muscle spasms. MRI showed 2 herniated discs compressing spinal cord...I had an ACDF w/fusion done last... (11 replies)
... I would strongly suggest that you immediately tell your Dr. of those symptoms. There are different terms used by radiologists to describe the level of contact a disc or growth may have with the spinal cord; impinge, flatten, or displace. They can mean something or nothing. I definitely wouldn't let those symptoms fly under the radar. Only your physician will know... (11 replies)
... Here are results for my 3 most recent MRI's: Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar: I've had back and neck pain for years. Every MRI I have gotten over the years I have had to beg a doctor to order for me. I've had lumbar and cervical studies in the past that have shown degenerative changes, osteophytes, and severe cervical stenosis that resulted in a C4-5 ACDF in Nov 2006. I... (0 replies)
... There is moderate to severe central canal stenosis with mild flattening of the cord. I am concerned about the part that says there is severe canal stenosis with mild flattening of the cord. ... (9 replies)
... acture. No evidence of destructive bony lesion. The visualized portion of the posterior fossa is unremarkable without evidence of Chiari I. The visualized spinal cord is normal in signal. ... (23 replies)
... Anterior cord flattening? ... (3 replies)
... This is going to be a little lengthy. I appologize. I also posted this on the spinal cord problems board but only two answers. I had an MRI without contrast on my cervical because of my left arm aching and my left hand going numb. Here's the results. ... (29 replies)
... The cervical cord as well as cervicomedullary junction reveal no intra or extramedullary mass. No cord syrinx is present. ... (7 replies)


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