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... c7. It is not causing nerve root issue, but rather spinal cord compression directly. ... (4 replies)
... time I am going to get a second opinion and some people have been suggesting that I see a chiropractor. I was wondering if it would be safe to see one if i have spinal cord compression? ... (7 replies)
... me medical viewer software onto my PC and was able to review everything in the MRI, all slides and player. After you all told me that a herniation can also cause spinal cord compression, I started looking through online MRI images of what a herniation looked like. ... (29 replies)

... C6, compressing and flattening the spinal cord. ... (18 replies)
... First, cord compression lasting 8 months can do permanent damage to the cord, resulting in permanent pain and weakness/numbness of extremities. I would encourage you to not cross off surgery as a solution. If this was going to heal, it probably would have by now. You can have discectomy without fusion to relieve the compression. I have had neck surgery and really didn't think... (4 replies)
... Also, there are some little white dots on 3 of the vertebrae, and the discs from C2 to C6 are almost black. You can't see the "gray" middle and the black outline like you can C7 on. ... (29 replies)
... I have to undergo emergency decompression surgery and fusion at C6-C7 on Thurs. I started getting weakness in my legs and had trouble urinating for the last 4 months or so. I have fallen several times due to the weakness and recently went in for an MRI which showed spinal cord compression at C6-C7. I have sustained clonus in both ankles, a positive Babinsky sign, and a... (5 replies)
... Never had a health related issue in my life, was helping put a new roof on my house this summer, and ached like a mutha, so 4 months later (I thought it would go away) I went to the family doc, he said knotted muscles, didn't go away, went to a chiro, he had xrays done of neck and shoulder, and low and behold, I was born with almost NO disk between c6-c7, and bone spurs... (6 replies)
... with bone spurs, likely pinched nerves and spinal cord compression. I saw a Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Spinal Surgery last week who said surgery in my case in inevitable. ... (6 replies)
... base of a granite tombstone with the back of my neck. Foolishly I thought I wasn't injured severely and didn't get checked out for that, but as the symptoms of spinal cord compression worsened over the next nine months, I had a cervical MRI which showed the damage to the vertebra. ... (13 replies)
... it took me 2 months to be properly diagnosed because i didn't actually have any neck pain when this all started for me 8 months ago. it started with a sudden onset of a headache at the base of my skull and some lightheadedness, then the scalp tingling, lip and facial numbness, etc. i had blurred vision, abnormal pupil dilation, and then came the numbness and weakness in my... (5 replies)
... that flares up with too much activity and can be very painful but when it ceases I am a 6 out 10 and after living four years with incredible pain from spinal cord compression "life is pretty darn good". ... (79 replies)
... I can relate to your concerns, since that's how I felt also when I was shown the MRI that revealed my rather severe spinal cord compression. ... (5 replies)
... Comparison is made to plain films performed on January 30, 2008. The fourth ventricle is normally located. There is no evidence of tonsillar herniation. Cervical spinal cord has normal signal and morphology. Vertebral body marrow signal is within normal limits. ... (4 replies)
... of the spinal cord without abnormal spinal cord signal. ... (1 replies)
... It does not appear that you have spinal cord involvement yet, but there is loss of diameter of the spinal canal, which contains the cord and the spinal fluid. When anything pushes into the spinal canal or impacts it, there is a risk of nerve compression. ... (2 replies)
C6/c7 elbow pain
Jul 7, 2010
... Feelbad, that is very interesting about c8, maybe that's why I didn't find too much when googling c7 and elbow pain. I have had an MRI showing c6 and c7 root compression as well as spinal cord flattening but nothing was mentioned about the c8 on the report. ... (10 replies)
... C6 I have a dick extrusion, compressing the spinal cord, loss of CSF escetera. ... (20 replies)
... ft with permanent nerve damage because it wasn't caught soon enough but that is another story. My cervical surgery needed to be done because I had severe spinal cord compression in 4 levels, was experiencing numbness and tingling in both hands, pain in shoulders, arms and neck with headaches every day for about three weeks. ... (12 replies)
... It's certainly possible that his symptoms are not caused by a spinal injury, but if their onset was coincident with the PT trauma, then it would seem probably that they are. ... (4 replies)

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