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... I'm really sory for this late reply. I'm really worried about you. I'm worried you will do a cervical surgery and you will regret about it. There is not much success with cervical surgery as you know it. ... (28 replies)
... Hello again. I am sure you know it's not in your head. Like I said before, neck pain is a nightmare. ... (23 replies)
Is this serious?
Feb 23, 2011
... You have made me feel better about the compression on my thecal sac and spinal cord, thanks, as well I am on a waiting list for PM, but there is a shortage of these doctors in my area, Jenny I guess I assumed that my neuro would have cleaned up the spurs when he was fusing C4 to C7. ... (6 replies)

... I had a 2 level fusion on my neck in 2002 with hardware , I didnot get a disc replacement, instead got bone grafted in the disc space, I was scared so I put off the surgery for 4 years until I could stand the pain no longer and I was in danger of losing body functions from the severe stenosis ,It has since come back in the thoraci area and very severe in the lumbar region L5... (35 replies)
... You may have heard of ACDF, which is the same thing without the corpectomy. The surgery is much like the ACDF where the two disks above and below the affected vertebra are removed. ... (1 replies)
... moderate compression goes to severe by the symptoms. Your mom will get more numbness, tingling and muscle weakness and the pain will actually go down. Less pain is bad when you've been in pain for a while. ... (10 replies)
... herniation Nov 2001. The thought was at first that all my problems were caused by the cervical herniation. That surgery did help the neck but, did nothing for anything else. It also caused me to lose some turning function of the neck. All in all the first surgery was a success. ... (24 replies)
... es off the base of the brain and goes down into the vertebrae. C1 and 2 are first and they rotate and hook together to move your head. At each vertebra except C1 there are a pair of nerves that peels off the cord and go out to the body...one nerve to each side. ... (23 replies)
... The spinal cord comes down through the spinal canal, which is in the back part of the vertebral bone. At the front of the vertebra, there is a disk of spongy material between each disk acting as a shock absorber. these disks dry up as we age and shrink in size. ... (8 replies)
... Given all of your symptoms and the findings in the MRI make sure to move swiftly. I do think surgery may be required and if not treated soon some of your symptoms can become permanent. ... (10 replies)
... I've been reading the posts here on and off for a couple of years but haven't felt like I had anything new to offer so I haven't posted. There is a wealth of info but not what I'm trying to find on docs for this area. ... (2 replies)
... I can see why he said no one will touch your back. Basically, you have 3 herniated disks in your thoracic spine but all they do it press against the spinal cord or the sac that surrounds the spinal cord. ... (5 replies)
... ok, I dont' have much time here I got to run. but hold on for a minute. Neck surgery won't take all the pain away, and I'm not sure it will take the buzzing. There is no guarantee with any neck surgery. ... (11 replies)
Still Bouncing
Apr 27, 2005
... this pain for ten years. I can't function, walking is a basic bodily fct. that I don't think too many people pay alot of attention to until they can't walk. ... (9 replies)
Still Bouncing
Apr 26, 2005
... I don't think there is a "right candidate" for any surgery, spine included. I have not met doctors that prefer one over the other. ... (9 replies)
... I'm glad to hear that you still have feeling and movement in that arm and hand. That is good. Means the nerve isn't dead but from the MRI, it is in grave danger of that happening. But the rest of your symptoms are classic for the problems you've got. ... (23 replies)
Neck Problems
Apr 9, 2009
... You will get many replies here. Anyway, I've had neck problems all my life, arthritis in jaw, a reverse curvature, and my situation continues to worsen with DDD, arthritis, spinal cord compression etc. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you for your response. I am aware of the swelling and did do research on that, it is only during an ACDF that this occurs, there's been no evidence I can find indicating it causes problems posterior. ... (7 replies)
... The neurosurgeon that I'm seeing is supposed to be one of the best in the area and involved in some of the research and development of spinal procedures and even appliances. ... (24 replies)
... thanks to the surgeon who learned last week that I rejected his plan to treat my pain. Upon my entrance to his office, he mispronounced my name. I corrected him in a stern voice, he corrected himself, and I thanked him. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: cervical, cervical canal stenosis, disk ridge complex, obliteration, severe spinal stenosis, spine, stenosis

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