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MRI results
Aug 4, 2009
... mms. You can sustain compression down to about half of that before having lots of problems and many docs will wait for it to worsen before surgery as it's risky to not operate and just as risky to operate. ... (2 replies)
... Basically it sound like a bulging disk near the center which narrows the space for the right C5 nerve root. Could be causing a pinched nerve. C5 nerve root affects the shoulder and upper arm. ... (1 replies)
... In the U.S., you should be able to get results in a few days. ... (1 replies)

... nching" sensation, which is why I went straight to thinking it might be a tumor. Also, all of my symptoms started simultaneously, which I guess could be the same for either a disc or tumor or other things. ... (29 replies)
... once again I really appreciate both of your replies and it is so good to have someone to talk to who understand it all. I truly understand how serious this is and just feel that my hands are tied. ... (6 replies)
MRI Results
Jul 20, 2018
... I will let you know, how things go..I too was made to wait for my first surgery, infact had I have listened to the consultant then, I would have ended up paralysed... ... (8 replies)
MRI Results
Oct 29, 2015
... as per meds...that was her intent, as in the meds is not a choice because all I would do is become dependent on them and just masking the pain and that is not a long term solution. Her goal was in convincing me to see a surgeon for consultation. ... (7 replies)
... rays first, so he could see how my spine was healing. ... (32 replies)
... use more damage than benefit.if you do want to do this,it really does need to at the very least,be monitored by someone who knows about it.i know you are waiting for just that,but it can lead to problems if you are not doing a particular excercise properly,you know what i mean? ... (24 replies)
... arranged so if I fell, I didn't hit anything hard. Phones were made low so I could call for help. Still working on the bathroom. ... (6 replies)
... I've been in severe pain for 10 days. The results of my MRI have come back. ... (3 replies)
... Have you considered obtaining CD's of your two MRI's and their corresponding radiological reports, and taking them to another doc for a 2ND OPINION (I don't mean radiologist but spine specialist)? I'm often amazed and how long some people (I don't know if this applies to you) will stay with a doc when they are dissatisfied with the care and believe deep down that there must... (4 replies)
... There are a lot of friendly experienced board members who have helped me in the past and may be able to help you interpret your MRI results and let you know some questions you need to be asking your neurosurgeon. ... (4 replies)
... Chronic pain can really affect the mind after a long time. I am new in this board but I just wanted to reach out and give you some support. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to hear that it was such a long and confusing appt. I would definitely be following the treatment plan of doing all you can to avoid surgery until absolutely it is the last straw. ... (10 replies)
... and 12 weeks for the car and showering. I was told the same thing as you regarding the levels above and below the fusion. ... (32 replies)
... He is AFRAID to start you on narcotics. Doctors don't really want us to be on narcotic for life. ... (12 replies)
... When they look for the openings for the nerves and how open they are, they grade the amount of opening as minimal, mild, moderate, severe and obliterated. We rarely see obliterated. ... (23 replies)
... When something touches the spinal cord, they can actually measure the width of the cord and tell you just how small it is as a result. Another measurement they take is the width of the spinal canal...the actual space within the bone itself. ... (3 replies)
... I wish you weren't so worried about taking a shower ... although I understand how you can become that way. Maybe you could start by just loosening your collar a little bit at a time. Get comfortable doing this. ... (20 replies)

Associated Tags: back lower spine, c6 neck, c7 neck, cervical canal stenosis, disc bulge, disk ridge complex, fibromyalgia, lumbar spine pain, mri, nerve impingement in neck, nerve root compression, obliteration, root nerve impingement, severe spinal stenosis, stenosis

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