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... I woke up in the end of April my neck was hurting, I thought I slept on it wrong or pulled a muscle or something. ... (10 replies)
... I am going to try and make this as short as possible even though my story is very complicated. I have had chronic pain for over 11 years. I had surgery in Nov. of 2003 for bones spurs, arthritis and degenerating discs. ... (22 replies)
... Ok - I'll put on my metallurgical hat today - titanium is a non-magnetic metal - sometimes it is an alloy (mixture) with other metals but in this case I do think its in a non-magnetic form and MRI is ok Airport detectors are set differently and these plates may trigger those even if they aren't magnetic (I don't have plates so I don't know this for sure) -Sunshine (11 replies)

... The plating that they use in this surgery is made of titanium which is non magnetic. After 6 weeks MRI's are ok. When I had my first MRI 8 years ago I had a quivering feeling in my mouth and cheeks. It's scary,. It feels like something is going to come loose and fly away. ... (6 replies)
... which is normal for the cervical spine. Radiologists talk of "straightening" and "reversal" of the normal lordosis. ... (4 replies)
... nd so that you can have a real conversation with them, and not just get brushed off with a "you need this, see my secretary to schedule surgery". So what I'll do is just provide some info to get you started. ... (4 replies)
... OK, given that you have straightening of the lordotic curve, your cervical spine seems to be in pretty good shape. Probably because you're still young. ... (6 replies)
... bral bodies are not fused and demonstrate with mild sclerosis and irregularities end plates consistent with pseudarthrosis. It may not sound like much but...this is what the surgeon told me 7 years ago when he kicked me out of his office. Before that he had told me to go to the Pain Clinic.... ... (22 replies)
MRI Analyses
Sep 21, 2012
... I think that the FDA has only approved the ADR for one level in the cervical region. ... (35 replies)
To: joha?
Oct 27, 2002
... esive arachnoiditis can be a result of having a mylegram. It has to do with the dye and how much they use. My dr has mentioned I may have arachnoiditis. There is a group in Australia making a lot of waves trying to get them to stop doing them. So much to think about. I will email my dr and ask him about this. ... (3 replies)
... When do you see your councillor and also how is hubby towards you now? ... (2 replies)
... of my feelings. I think that this surgeon is OVERLY CAUTIOUS in addition to wanting to ensure her own success. ... (16 replies)
... The Halo still being in place means the Doc's are not taking any chances and are making sure she is kept totaly stable this time.Dont think it will be kept in for any length of time though. ... (2 replies)
... very slow recovery and never healed completely. I started having all the same pains around January of this year again and then some and I had a lot of numbness in my hands and arms. ... (12 replies)
... However Nancy, the one good thing about this whole episode is this... It is very difficult to do anything that would contribute to a failed fusion when you have a plate installed and consider this... just say your fusion cracked... ... (9 replies)
Failed fusion?
Mar 11, 2007
... I think the best thing to do is to call you NS and find out what he thinks about this last MRI.... ... (8 replies)
... Now, before I reply to your question please understand this, my Neuro Surgeon is deemed a Professor and is THE top Consultant in his field here in Scotland... ... (16 replies)
... When I wasn't getting any relief, my chiro is the one who ordered an MRI. My family doc wouldn't order one and wanted me to go for more PT, without really knowing what was causing the pain! ... (10 replies)
... My chiro is very good. He recommended I get an MRI while my family doc just sent me to PT. He also recommended I see a neurosurgeon after he looked at the MRI. ... (10 replies)
... Unfortunately I am new to this board. Here is what happened. ... (4 replies)

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