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... I have a problem that I would like opinions on please. I have multiple disc bulges with mass effect on the spinal cord. I have moderate to severe bilateral foraminal stenosis at three levels. I have definite nerve impingement in my left arm. ... (2 replies)
... Why I recommend getting more information is to rule out any spinal cord issues. ... (2 replies)
... Hi All, Getting nervous ! Tried to give all the info you'd need below, but feel free to ask questions: I am 6 months and 2 days out from C4-5, C6-7 ACDF and within the past few weeks I've been experiencing muscle twitching on right side in: eyebrow, shoulder, tricep, forearm, space between thumb and index finger, right side of back, right calf and some left calf and... (4 replies)

Finger numbness
Sep 5, 2013
... He says it could be due to osteophytes impinging on the c7 nerve but said that no surgery is required now as spinal cord is not impinged. ... (9 replies)
Is it possible?
Apr 6, 2013
... I've been diagnosed with bone spurs with spinal cord impingement C4-5, C5-6. I've been on pain management, therapy trigger point injections, etc etc for over a year. I've managed to continue to work full time and my work is very important to me. However, the pain has been getting worse and worse. I come home in the morning (I work nights) and I'm in tears due to the pain. ... (7 replies)
Another Fusion
Jul 5, 2012
... well the Ct Mylegram showed no impingement on the spinal cord. If thowed some degeneration but that's it. ... (23 replies)
Need help!
Jun 23, 2012
... ears. My neck is going thru changes again, and the pain is back.I wouldn't have changed my mind about the surgery even if I knew the relief was only for 4 years. Spinal cord impingement is why most doctors operate. Either to prevent it before it happens or to catch it before it gets too bad. ... (6 replies)
... Interesting... in 2004, I suffered a very sudden loss of 1/2 - 3/4 of the strength in my left biceps and deltoid. They didn't FEEL any different, but they just didn't WORK very well. Triceps was fine. This was cleared up by a foraminotomy (C5, I think) to clear out bone spurs growing into the foraminal opening and impinging on the peripheral nerve as it left the spinal cord... (34 replies)
... spinal cord it all has my sympathetic nervous system all outta wack. ... (4 replies)
Cervical Fusion
Dec 26, 2010
... a piece of cake. Very little pain. Oxycodone and Soma was prescribed for the week following surgery and I only needed it for 3 days. I too was anxious. I had impingement of the nerve root and the spinal cord. It was a good experience for me. ... (11 replies)
... impingement on the spinal cord. I was told that I had been lucky because at any given time I could have recieved a blow that would have made me paralyzed from the neck down. ... (25 replies)
... Your symptoms are in line with the findings, from what I can tell. I'm in no way a doctor but as an experienced patient I can tell you that nerve or spinal cord impingement is something that needs to be treated as soon as possible. When will you see the surgeon? ... (26 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 24, 2010
... They want to go in w / a c4 c5- c5 c6 disc fusion both anterior - w/ the cages & then flip me & do posterior w/ the screws & titanium plates he said based upon my neuro exam when he flicks my fingers my thumb goes in& my reflexes r more abrupt then when examined immediately After mva in late feb. he also stated I have severe torn ligaments that did not show on the MRI -... (75 replies)
... Yes that I do understand but there's a difference between a herniation and a full break or severe damage to the spinal cord itself where it has been torn as opposed to slightly impinged. It may also depend on the location of an impingement and or how large a herniation may be. ... (4 replies)
Another ACDF?!
Jun 2, 2010
... the report read. I also have narrowing of the spinal cord and impingement. ... (2 replies)
... the pain was really bad. I had electric shocks going down my arms and I felt like I had icyhot all over my chest and shoulders. I had another MRI showing I had spinal cord impingement as well as other issues. By the time I had the surgery my spine was 6mm or less. I was referred to a spine specialist who was a ortho. ... (11 replies)
... is moderate right paracentral and lateral herniation with anterior effacement of the thecal sac and mild to moderate effacement of the right side of the cervical spinal cord? ... (3 replies)
... spine herniation. my root nerve on the right side is minimally impacted, but the primary issue with the herniation is the spinal cord impingement at that level which is exacerbated by bone spurs. ... (7 replies)
... damage. I really wonder if they are related in some way. The impingement on my spinal cord is relatively minimal but there is also stenosis that has moderately narrowed the canal at this level. ... (5 replies)
... Anyhow, my point was that, if you did, or even didn't have a herniation there could be one now and it could be impinging on nerves or spinal cord. Mine impinged to the right hence the right arm pain. ... (11 replies)


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