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... thritis and the bone spurs from the arthritis have caused the "foramina" to close up. The foramina are holes on either side of the vertebra that allow the spinal nerves that leave the cord, to go out to the body and when they are closed up by anything such as bone spurs, causes severe pain. ... (3 replies)
... The 2 problems most of us have in our necks are nerve compression and spinal cord compression. As PB explained, the nerves peel off the cord at each vertebra and go out to the body....and this is where most of your pain comes from. ... (3 replies)
... In the meantime, yes, I was becoming very clumsy, dropping plates and mugs and all sorts of stuff with no notice. The fingers just opened. Rheumy said it was the arthritis. And typing? ... (13 replies)

... Your spinal cord descends out of the base of the brain and into the spinal canal. The spinal canal is inside the vertebrae of the spine at the back of the bone.The much maligned disks are in the front of the vertebrae and in between them as well. ... (27 replies)
... The narrowing can occur in basically two areas. It can be of the central canal. Meaning the nerves that run down the center of the spine from the base of the neck down to the lower back region. ... (4 replies)
... and 7. I think if I can explain some of the spine anatomy to you and how the whole thing works, you'll see why you hurt. ... (4 replies)
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Aug 17, 2007
... just seems to make it worse. I am not in pain right now but I can really tell the difference if I try to wear an undergarmet because it seems to aggravate the nerves under the breast and across the middle of the back in the thoracic spine. ... (11 replies)
... Then there are the holes in the vertebrae where the nerves exit the vertebrae. Each vertebra has a set of nerves that peel off the cord on each side and go out to the body. ... (5 replies)
Finger/foot pain
Jun 7, 2002
... nt me to a Neuro and he found an answer. My disc herniated into my spinal canal and sightly to the right. I had weakness in my right shoulder but the numbness in fingers and toes was from the disc putting pressure on the nerves that ran inside my spine. ... (3 replies)
... Myelopathy is the term used when when referring to damage of the spinal cord. Neuropathy is used when referring to damage of nerves other than the spinal cord.........My Docs. kept going back and forth. One said I definitely have myelopathy.......... ... (16 replies)

Associated Tags: facet arthropathy, foraminal stenosis, osteophyte complexes, thecal sac, torn supraspinatus

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