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... that is just barely touching the spinal cord. I am not talking the thecal sac, it is indenting through the thecal sac and now just barely touching the spinal cord itself. ... (3 replies)
... I received a report of an MRI of a 2 year old injury to my spinal cord. ... (2 replies)
... It helps to know just a bit about basic spinal anatomy. Your spine consists of bony vertebrae that protect the spinal cord and nerve roots. The vertebrae are separated by spongy disks that allow movement but provide cushioning. ... (7 replies)

... Think of it in two parts. The first is what's happening to the canal, and possibly the cord within the canal. ... (14 replies)
... Is there evidence of spinal stenosis and why? ... (8 replies)
Cord compression
Feb 9, 2007
... hello and thanks for the info and yes there is a gnawing feeling with the throbbing, it also burns.. my legs knees down have a mild throb but are very weak they buckled on me twice today while walkin d down stairs ouch.... my stomache also has a burn throbbing less pain then back but definetly noticeable.... and today and yesterday im running a temp. no soar throat or cough or... (7 replies)
Cord compression
Feb 9, 2007
... be to speak with your surgeon and possibly obtain a second opinion as well if this is going to be a pretty in depth type of surgery.I would think givent hat your cord is actually being compressed by a fragment that this would most definitely at some point need to be somehow surgically interveined upon. ... (7 replies)
... legs. My NS said that with the cord involvement that surgery was necessary because down the line it could impinge further and cause paralysis. ... (4 replies)
... The exam is negative for spinal cord compression or nerve root impingement. Spinal cord and craniocervical junction are unremarkable. ... (3 replies)
... c7 but it is only touching the thecal sac and not the cord and I can certainly sympathise with your balance issues. ... (3 replies)
... I had C4 to C7 spinal stenosis almost or slightly impinging on the cord (I think C6-C7 was the worst area). My balance was off for months prior to diagnosis/surgery. I travel a lot and escellators in airports were impossible the last few months. Surgery was in Sept. I was through ATL airport twice this past weekend and did the very long escellators there with no problem... (3 replies)
... I didn't have the severe spinal cord compression, but I did have some impingement on the cord due to the ruptured discs. ... (20 replies)
... It's because the spinal cord in the cervical region affects the lower body as well. ... (3 replies)
... central stenosis with cord flattening and have a constant achy neck. My shoulders and middle back hurt all the time as well. ... (3 replies)
... omgosh that is not good from what i have read before. i would talk more with your doc. when is your next appt with him/her. i hope more knowledgable ppl respond to you because i can't really help except that i know that it's not good to have the spinal cord impinged (6 replies)
... I think Smiley is right, probably depends on each individual case. I have a disc herniation with cord compression at C6-7 and am scheduled for ACDF in 10 days. I have been dealing with all the symptoms you've described and then some for about a year. In my case, my NS seems to think it is the only way to go in an effort to start feeling better. I am hopeful to get my life... (4 replies)
... good morning all ---- No I don't believe this is a definite surgery. I have 3 bulged disks, bone spurs on 2 of them indenting the cord, stenosis and a pinched nerve at the C7. Spine Specialist has told me he doesn't see me ever having surgery UNLESS I re-injure my neck. PT has helped greatly and so has resting it. I have an impinged rotator cuff also that I will be having... (4 replies)
... I have been having pain in my neck for a long time due to an auto accident I had about 10 years ago. At the time I was told i had severe whiplash and underwent PT and massage therapy. It never really helped. Flash forward to about 3 years ago and I had an MRI and is showed my C3-C4 was bulging along with my C4-C5 and C5-C6 I went to see a NS who told me it was normal and... (4 replies)
... If you are still having the symptoms I too would be concerned. :eek: When you see the doctor you may want to insist on an MRI or whatever he can do to evalute for any further nerve/cord impingement. Let the doctor know exactly what you are experiencing, what your activity level has been, what medications you've taken. I say this becuase most of the symptoms I've had... (20 replies)

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