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... osteophyte complex. The discs between my cervical vertebrae are getting thin, old, hard, disappearing, lots of bone spurs on vertebrae and discs, as the vertebrae rub together.. ... (7 replies)
... Will I need a good lawyer for the Neurosurgeon or the Car Accident!!!! ... (20 replies)
... Hi Shareie.......I see my friend Web has already given you a pretty good idea of what is going on in your neck. And he's right...crummy report by the radiologist. ... (13 replies)

... neck is pretty common. It just means that the neck is not as curved back as it ought to be, the head is more likely to point down, and increasing pressure is put on the spinal column. It's the severity that's important, though, and your radiologist hasn't been much help there. ... (4 replies)
... I'm glad I could help. The width of the spinal cord is usually listed in the report or is measured on the actual film...the CD shows everything too small to get a good measurement. But your symptoms tell the story. ... (19 replies)
... For starters, I'd want to be clear on what he means by "left neural canal". That specific terminology is something I have not encountered before. Does he mean the foraminal opening, or is he talking about the left side of the spinal cord itself? ... (2 replies)
... seems like I have a cyst on my left kidney. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, my name is Lyn I live in Michigan and I have been on here for several years and have had problems with pain in my cervical spine and have been in Chronic pain since the year 2000. ... (2 replies)
... my neurosurgeon advised complications arose and surgery took longer than anticipated, I could have had taken bone from my hip but did not want additional pain issues. ... (8 replies)
... it talks about facet and uncovertebral joints having "hypertrophy" and "arthropathy"...both mean arthritis and the "joints" mentioned are very small joints on the outside of the vertebrae that connect with the same joints above and below and have to do with stabilizing the spine. ... (3 replies)
... You otta get better news from your neurosurgeon I would hope. It sounds like a majority of your pain is coming from C5 C6 with the symptoms you are describing. I just had surgery on the same level and too had experienced tremendous pain in left arm and hand and sometimes spasms in my fingers. ... (4 replies)
... I'll post my interpretation here and you'll probably get someone else giving you their interpretation on the other post. We have a lot of knowledgeable people here so what I miss they'll fill in. ... (19 replies)
... I was wondering a couple of things. I don't know yet the exact type of surgery I'm having, so I know that will determine a couple of things. ... (3 replies)
... you have a small disk herniation that is indenting the thecal sac but not touching the cord. Nor are the spinal nerves touched or compressed. ... (12 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 26, 2010
... ve. So at C2, the first pair of nerves peels off and the skin area they serve is the back and sides of the head, C3 goes to the sides of head and neck. This goes on all the way down. You can look up "dermatome charts" to see where the different nerves affect the skin and "myotome charts" to see what muscles they can control. ... (75 replies)
... I saw the NS on Friday, and he said there would not be a downside to waiting another 6 months or so to do surgery, but that he feels I have surgery imminently in my future. ... (2 replies)
... with bone spurs, likely pinched nerves and spinal cord compression. I saw a Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Spinal Surgery last week who said surgery in my case in inevitable. I've been in PT and Chiro for 3 months which has relieved some daily pain for a couple of hours, but no more than that. ... (6 replies)
... on, it straighten and raised the cervical area that in turned stretched the muscles and inflammed the disk area. When I lay down I have to watch putting pressure on my neck area because at C6 being inflammed it pushes on the nerve and gives almost like being hit on the funny bone that doesn't go away. ... (9 replies)
... Instead of me repeating myself if you read the thread or post to "Questions for Lyn in Michigan", it is the thread below yours, this is my story and a lot of it will sound very familiar to you. I am a 53 year old female and am also suffering from severe head, shoulder and neck pain. ... (13 replies)
... show compression of the spinal cord. My family has a history of arthritis. I met with the neurosurgeon today who ordered a mylogram and suggested that posterior surgery might be in order. ... (19 replies)

Associated Tags: c myelomalacia, cervical canal stenosis, disc-osteophyte complex, facet arthropathy, flattened cord, foraminal stenosis, foraminotomy, osteophyte complexes, pinched nerve, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy/degenerative, spinal & foraminal stenosis, thecal sac, torn supraspinatus

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