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... herniation with moderate narrowing of spinal canal, and marked narrowing of the right foramen. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I see my Neurosurgeon in 2 weeks, and wouldn't be surprised if he doesn't get me into surgery as soon as he can, mainly because I've been almost bedridden for 4 months with pretty severe symptoms from my cervical spine problems. ... (5 replies)
... My MRI shows a moderately herneated disc, putting pressure on C7. The neurosurgeon says the sooner we operate, the better so as to allow that nerve to heal and hopefully regain the strength in my tricep. Currently other parts of my arm are hurting, but the tricep doesn't hurt. He says that means it is dying. ... (16 replies)

... Thanx for all the replies and support! ... (13 replies)
... If you are able to transcribe your MRI report here it would help greatly. Many of us here can help you with terminology. As for me I'm 16 days out of a Cervical Laminectomy with fusion,screws,and rods. The levels involved were C3 - T2. The diagnosis was Cervical Myelopathy. Anyways, I wih you the best. (16 replies)
... First of all xrays and MRIs are pretty useless in a case like this. ... (16 replies)
... with a spondolytic ridge and moderate central stenosis. ... (12 replies)
... I really think you made the right decision not taking the prednisone so close to the surgery. It totally makes you much more vulnerable to getting an infection. Why chance it? ... (2 replies)
... ACDF in January of 2014 due to a herniated disc, leading to muscle weakness in my right bicep. The ACDF corrected this problem and I regained all of my strength in my arm, the pins and needles sensation went away, and was completely pain free. ... (1 replies)
... Sheesh..this is the best spine forum yet! Would like feedback and advice on my situation, please. ... (3 replies)
... sually not enough to seriously impair your ability to fully fight off infection. if you have other conditions tho i would defintiely be calling your doc about it and ask. but if you are a normally healthy person who has a normal immune system,going on that wont really make a huge impact on you. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks so much Sammy and Feelbad for all your advice and care. ... (5 replies)
... I am having surgery soon. Just wanted to let you guys know. I had a 2nd opinion neurosurgeon and he thought, just like the first surgeon, that I need it ASAP. His first open date wasn't until May, but he squeezed me in next week. ... (2 replies)
... (6 replies)
... were not relieved right after surgery. I imagine your surgeon has been telling you that it can take time for the nerves to heal after they have been compressed, and after the trauma of the surgery itself. ... (6 replies)
Spinal Stenosis
Feb 18, 2004
... Just read SalukiDawg's reply and it sounds way too similar to me. I canceled a first scheduled surgery for posterior decompression and fusion C3to C6. Same myelopathy symptoms. Now I have obtained 4 opinions from well known and respected NS and Ortho spine surgeons. ... (10 replies)
ACDF surgery
Oct 5, 2011
... I would like to get some input from others who had ACDF surgery two levels. ... (1 replies)
... the ortho and fishing buddy. ... (23 replies)
... Hello, I am hoping to gather some general information and try to make sense of what is happening to me 7 weeks post surgery. I had a spinal fusion at L4 L5 and clean up work there and at S1. I was doing really well until the 6th week post surgery. I haven't done anything I was told NOT to do...bend, twist, lift, etc.. ... (2 replies)
... Besides a strain or something the things I would think this could be is your fusion didn't take and is acting up, or you might be having problems at a level around the one you fixed. ... (1 replies)


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