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... My surgeons instructons were to not lift my arms above my head other then to get dressed or bath, and even then I was told to be very carefu. ... (43 replies)
... I think what the radiologist was pointing out with the previous surgery is that the nerve damage that you had has healed at the cervical level. Nerves can heal but that doesn't mean they don't leave a calling card. ... (3 replies)
... and turned it into a nightmare. I've been dealing with DDD since the 2000. I've worked hard my entire life and very seldom ever missed a day of work. ... (9 replies)

... Thanks! I pray for you and everyone else on this board daily too! I've read a lot of your posts, and noticed that after surgery your left leg and foot were bothering you. Do you still have problems with your left leg and foot? ... (26 replies)
... sorry to hear you are feeling like crap hon,are you running a fever,or just feeling achey and crappy? ... (43 replies)
... First, let's talk about the difference between nerve compression and cord compression. When you have a compressed nerve, it causes pain and the other symptoms you have down the arm. But cord compression does not. It causes symptoms anywhere in the body BELOW the level of compression.. ... (23 replies)
... I'm back. Amazing what a good night's sleep does for dilated pupils! I can see! Hate these eye exams every few months! ... (11 replies)
... Thanks Veronica I too keep all my records and did look at the this past set of films and noticed some strange looking bones. I guess that is what it is. Women back before didn't know about folic acid so I bet many of us have one form of it or another. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Mll.. Just saw your post and I too have had a 4 level and 1 corpectomy done, 8 weeks ago this Thurs. I am in the Aspen collar. Gets to me sometimes, but I m doing everything the doc said to do. My incision is healing great. Its on my right side. ... (6 replies)
... I posted this initially on the "back" board ... but after reading some responses to other threads, realized that cervical issues should be posted on the "spinal cord disorders" board ... ... (4 replies)
... I pray for you every day. I worked at a dentist office doing insurance verification and copays. ... (26 replies)
... a weak left arm and hand, shoulder, arm, face and head pain on the left side, and the dead hand thing. ... (23 replies)
... I had an injury at work, lower back problem, The MRI showed the L5 disk pretruding and buldging slightly to the left with S1 root nerve impingment. ... (15 replies)
... Again thank you both for taking the time to reply to me. I havent been on here since before the weekend until now. I think I was so upset over all this that I needed to walk away from it and spend time with family. ... (23 replies)
... levels. The surgery was a complete success and in my eyes... my OS is an absolute wonder! ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your story. It's similar to mine. ... (7 replies)
... ACDF surgery seems to be! ... (3 replies)
... Hi Heather....let's start with an anatomy's the best way for you to understand what is going on in your neck. If you know this stuff already, please forgive me but others may learn from it. ... (27 replies)
... Your neck is not good. So let me do a little explaining by level. ... (3 replies)
... Thank goodness!!!!!!!!!!! What a relief!!!!!!!!!!!! It was important to know what was going on there. ... (6 replies)

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