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... I can see why he said no one will touch your back. Basically, you have 3 herniated disks in your thoracic spine but all they do it press against the spinal cord or the sac that surrounds the spinal cord. ... (5 replies)
... mms. They don't give any measurement of your cord so maybe it isn't that compressed....they don't even use the words moderate or even mild. However, your spine surgeon might do a measurement and find it is that far compressed. ... (18 replies)
... What does it mean that the ventral cord is flattened and what does that cause? ... (0 replies)

... needles in my legs, can your cervical spine affect your legs? ... (1 replies)
... sequential MRI of the cervical spine performed without the use of inrvenous conrast. ... (2 replies)
... Have you seen a fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon? ... (7 replies)
... The next level down looks OK. You might try "extending" the spine and seeing if something happens. ... (2 replies)
... Hi. Brand new to you. I have had 13 spine surgeries and now maybe facing another. Fused from sacrum to T8. ... (0 replies)
... d a stiff neck. They were few and far between, and nothing a good massage wouldn't help. Maybe that's why I'm suddenly in this surgery boat. My spinal cord is flattened and widened at the C5,6 area where the herniation is, due to severe spinal stenosis. The rest of my cervical spine is fine. ... (40 replies)
... saw my neurosurgeon last year for the first time he told me that I had a significant spinal cord compression that needed to be addressed. It was basically being flattened at two levels by herniated discs. ... (23 replies)
... there is a posterior central Protruding disc herniation which again abuts the cord. The cord is not significantly deformed but slightly flattened as seen before as well. The mid canal sagittal diameter is about 9 mm with very mild spinal stenosis change. ... (3 replies)
... I also agree with the previous posters.I too had a flattened spinal chord.NS told me if it hadn't happened slowly over the years that I would be paralyzed.He told me even a fall could potentially paralyze me. ... (11 replies)
... C6 T5 T6 and T7 T8 herination.. T7 T8 have flattened the spinal cord but im guessing from the docs side that that isnt a serious enuff injury to operate on... ... (7 replies)
... Central canal in the cervical spine is congenitally small. ... (1 replies)
... arms than spine and more prevalent on Left Side. I am not sure if its related to this or the drugs, but it is becoming difficult to do detailed tasks. ... (2 replies)
... Anyway, we have to work with what we have. To start with the flattened cord, it is helpful to think about what a normal anatomy would look like. ... (13 replies)
... in the upper thoracic spine anterior spondylotiv lippingis noted. ... (17 replies)
... reas where the spinal nerves are being compressed but both are "ranked" as being "mild". The 4 levels of severity are minimal, mild, moderate and severe and most spine surgeon will not touch you until you are "severe". As for the cord compression, believe it or not, the cord can take a lot of compression if it goes slowly. ... (9 replies)
... or the osteophytes have pushed back into the canal far enough to reach the spinal cord, and have flattened the front side of its normally circular outside. ... (2 replies)
... FLATTENED CORD, Radiculopathy, Degenerative spine disease, ETC.. ... (13 replies)


Associated Tags: c myelomalacia, flattened cord, mri help, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy/degenerative, spinal & foraminal stenosis, spinal cord flattening

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