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... it is amazing to me that in almost of these post I see where patients have been shuffled from Doctor to Doctor especially women. The lady with the flattening of the cord to the point spinal fluid flow was impeded could have easily suffered permanent spinal cord damage. ... (18 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)
... Mama,i would be very very hesitant to even attempt any sort of actual PT with your current spinal cord status, could end up doing even more damage to it. ... (11 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)
... 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)
... C6, compressing and flattening the spinal cord. ... (18 replies)
... Are you currently seeing a Spinal Specialist? ... (13 replies)
... telling me, you have benign fasiculation syndrome, another telling me I have essential tremor. And they are all neurologists. HELLO... COULD THIS BE MY 'SPINAL CORD COMPRESSION, MAYBE? ... (18 replies)
... I said no..I didn't have much confidence in his abilities to diagnose spinal problems.....this guy had the gall to say "Well, we really can't help you here... ... (11 replies)
... s in Feb 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)
... MRI showed 2 herniated discs compressing spinal cord... ... (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)
... I did read on the web, If the spinal cord is compressed repeatedly, it begins to show flattening. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you NP! It is in my cervical. C5-6. Would this be what is causing my shoulders to ache and electrical shocks in my fingers? (4 replies)
... root carries sensory impulses to the brain. The ventral and dorsal roots fuse together to form a spinal nerve, and it travels down the spinal canal alongside the cord, until it reaches its exit hole called the foramen at the various spinal levels that goes on to our body parts. ... (4 replies)
... Mild Congenital Narrowing of the Spinal Canal. ... (1 replies)
... C7 without significant cord compression or Displacement. So I've lived with pretty much constant headaches sice 2009. ... (2 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)
... ft with permanent nerve damage because it wasn't caught soon enough but that is another story. My cervical surgery needed to be done because I had severe spinal cord compression in 4 levels, was experiencing numbness and tingling in both hands, pain in shoulders, arms and neck with headaches every day for about three weeks. ... (12 replies)
Spinal Issues
Apr 4, 2005
... well this is my first time here..and i was wondering if anyone could possibly give me some info about spinal cord flattening and how dangerous is it if not fixed? ... (2 replies)

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