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... Hi. This is my first posting on this message board. It has been very informative for me. Lindita, your symptoms are very similar to my condition! ... (40 replies)
... spasmodic medications, I continue to suffer with neck, shoulder and bilateral arm pain and parasthesias to the fingers and also left shoulder blade. ... (0 replies)
... SpineAZ, this was a very informative post. I have been trying to decide whether to get a posterior foraminotomy or a one level ACDF. My C6 nerve is being compressed due to an enlarged facet joint in a foramen that is almost closed. ... (29 replies)

... level and he told me that his first treatment option is to give me a prescription for steriods for a week and home cervical traction. He told me that his first line of defense was not immediate surgery, but to try to fix the problem non surgically. ... (26 replies)
... As bad as a fusion sounds, an ACDF is a very easy surgery for the patient. ... (29 replies)
... the dr may be correct that surgery is your only permanent option. ... (42 replies)
Need help!
Jun 22, 2012
... spasmodic medications, I continue to suffer with neck, shoulder and bilateral arm pain and parasthesias to the fingers and also left shoulder blade. ... (6 replies)
Renee016 and Empi
Feb 12, 2003
... Hi, Sherry. I'm glad to hear that nothing has worsened and your spinal cord is okay. I never heard of soft disc vs. hard disc. I don't know how big 2mm is either but the one doctor showed me the plate he would use on me and it was, say, a little smaller than your thumb. ... (27 replies)
MRI Analyses
Sep 21, 2012
... I think that the FDA has only approved the ADR for one level in the cervical region. ... (35 replies)
... It is not as bad as before my surgery but dang if doesn't bite when one leans the head forward...I am interested in other folks experience with this symptom of cervical myelopathy and cord signal change...Those that have had it...Does it go away? ... (1 replies)
... C6 pressing the nerve on the right side. This generates pain from my shoulder, bicep to my index finger and thumb. Minimal neck discomfort as of now, pain level is at a 4 or 5, but not consistent, can get relief based on positioning. ... (8 replies)




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