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... where I had an ACDF approx 8 years ago for spinal moderate spinal cord compression at that level. ... (0 replies)
... The word "stenosis" simply means "closing up". The question is why and what else is going on. Do you have spinal nerve compression with it or spinal cord compression? ... (7 replies)
... Thanks Jenny....I do know that it is a spinal cord compression. I do have a neuro surgeon and he has shown me the MRI but I dont recall the severity of the compression. It is all so overwhelming. ... (7 replies)

... meaning they cannot actually see what is truely going on within that area or if the traction could be making things worse,you know what i mean? ... (16 replies)
... had spinal cord compression and it was getting dangerous as it was sequestered into pieces as no choice after awhile. ... (6 replies)
... narrowing is quite a bit and the instability means it's possible for the vertebra to slip further and cause more impingement. ... (10 replies)
... am from Nashua NH. I had a cervical fusion done this past May 9th. If you would like another opinion I would suggest my surgeon. I really looked around and he is definitly one of the best around this area. Orthepedic Center Nashua NH, Dr. Russell Price. ... (16 replies)
... success seems a bit high...but, if there is nerve compression that is causing numbness, it is important to do something! Without knowing more it is difficult to say if more conservative methods would be effective, or whether she would be a candidate for disc replacement surgery. ... (1 replies)
... unless the neurosurgeon's nurse or whatever she is, was looking at the films and they are totally different from the radiology report, she doesn't know what she is talking about. ... (23 replies)
... ally helps. I am not at all familiar with healthcare in your country but I am very familiar with your condition. I am glad Bobbyboo spoke up! Good information is here for you. ... (26 replies)
... As mentioned in the other post is there any compression on the nerves of either the central canal or the foramena? ... (7 replies)
... Thank you Jenny so much for your through explination of my MRI. I can now understand what is happening at this point. I have had problems with my neck since I was a small child and I am now 68. ... (9 replies)
... Hi MPTN and welcome to the Spinal Cord Disorders board. ... (9 replies)
... Hi and welcome. Here's the problem with spinal issues. Everyone thinks that ae going to have surgery to relieve their pain and that is not why spine docs operate. They could not care less about your pain. What they worry about is nerve and or spinal cord damage. ... (3 replies)
... At 4mm you certainly have compression of your spinal cord. ... (5 replies)
Re: Nervous
Sep 25, 2006
... i would be very very hesitant to actually even DO any PT with something actually compressing your spinal cord at this do have kind of a mess up there as i am sure you can feel. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry no one has responded to you yet but sometimes, we can get busy and this is just something we do to give back to others. ... (7 replies)
... if the damage is done it might not be reversible even with surgery. I still have tingling in my left arm and it goes numb on me still. ... (37 replies)
... Here is a copy of my latest MRI, so you'll know what's happening and don't have to go looking for it. ... (26 replies)
Acdf c-6-7
Feb 6, 2012
... how was the area of impact to your cord actually fully described word for word as the interpretting radiologist wrote it? ... (10 replies)

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