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... Please accept my sincere apologies for the long delay in response. It has been a hectic summer. ... (11 replies)
... on my previous thread but I should have started a new thread so I am doing that now. I have received the results on my MRI's and now I am more confused. I have copied from my other thread and hope someone can help me. ... (2 replies)
... MRI's to them and she will get them to the Neurosurgeon. I asked her if she knew when I would get some results on the myelogram and she said "no". Hopefully I will hear something soon but here are the results from the MRI's so please let me know what you all think. ... (11 replies)

... Wow! I'm so glad you replied to my posting which I had forgotten all about. You are the first person I've communicated with who has this rare condition called OPLL. ... (5 replies)
... Jenny, you are so right. You need to educate yourself and then you can work side by side with your doctor and have an intelligent conversation regarding the issues that need to be resolved. That communication is so important, a lot of people don't realize this until it's too late. ... (11 replies)
... so i just got back from a second opinion appointment with the director of the spine center at our "world class" university medical center. ... (14 replies)
... I am on Zaniflex for the nerve pain given to me by my Neurologists. I do have numbness in my left foot, sometimes don't feel it at all. Everything you describe fits me to a T. ... (5 replies)
... One point to be considered is that a laminoplasty is not right for every patient. So it isn't hands down better in the long run. Two key drawbacks in a laminoplasty are the inability to restore disc height, and the inability to restore sagittal balance. ... (17 replies)
... The difference between laminectomy and laminoplasty is that the laminectomy leaves your spinal cord uncovered and liable to injury. The laminoplasty restores bone coverage over the cord with the spinal canal doubled in size. ... (17 replies)
... with a C7 decompression. My neurosurgeon also does not do the entire neck for laminoplasty as it's makes it was too unstable. I don't believe that they can do a laminoplasty or laminectomy at C2. ... (11 replies)
... In the end, he had the front approach and did fine. No damage to his voice. ... (21 replies)
... findings the interpretting rad used here and some that i would expect to kind of 'see' that are not, i REALLY need to ask some questions of you? ... (1 replies)
... were fused. I have been experiencing problems again and had an MRI. I was told it could take a month or so to see the surgeon that performed the original surgery. ... (1 replies)
... I worries me that I won't be able to drive much longer. I've already lost a lot of range of motion in my neck and am sometimes pretty nervious when driving without someone else in the car as an extra set of eyes. ... (161 replies)
... After my surgery I had alot of numbness and weakness, especially on my right side. It has gotten better but I still have alot of numbness in my right hand, arm, and side. I also have alot of stiffness on my entire right side. I had NONE of these symptoms before surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Hello Robbie, First, let me say the people on these boards are great. They give honest and do not hold back advice. I have posted many questions, looking for others who were in the same boat. ... (21 replies)
... c4. I was experiencing alot of pain before and after the fusion. ... (23 replies)
... Union or pseudoarthrodesis has been evaluated by serial radiographs over the past 5 months without any evidence of any bone growth at all . I am fortunate to of found a wonderful orthospine surgeon to of taken over my case within a few months of the first surgery . ... (3 replies)
... up appointment with the orthopedist yesterday. Unfortunately the new MRI showed "degenerative spondylosis of predominately the entire cervical spine." I have some degree of failure at every level. ... (42 replies)
... Been awhile since I have been on the board but have had several tests and still more and I have some of the results but not all of them yet. ... (11 replies)

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