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... I had a similar problem and had surgery Dec 1. I had herniated diiscs at C4, C5, C6 and C7. I also had osteophytes and spurs pressing into spinal cord and spinal cord compression at all these levels. I had severe tingling and pins and needles in my hands, and feet and had started to progress up my legs and arms. ... (12 replies)
... He proposed a laminoplasty from C3 to C6 and a decompression of C7. That would give room for the cord to expand. He also did foraminotomies to make more room for the nerves to move away from the disks too. ... (14 replies)
... to C7 laminoplasty where they rebuild the bones on the back of the vertebrae to give the spinal cord room...I had bad cord compression at multiple levels along with 3 herniated disks. It was a chance at getting it fixed without fusion. ... (10 replies)

... attaches it to double the amount of room in the canal. This takes any cord compression away. ... (7 replies)
... Most significant finding is the myelomalacia to the cord itself. ... (3 replies)
... I got a copy of my operative note yesterday. I did have OPLL. after they did my vertebrectomies and discectomies, they decompressed the spinal cord more by removing as much of the calcification from the posterior logitudinal ligament as they could. My numbness and tingling are much improved. ... (12 replies)
... Anyhow, I had problems from C3 to C7 with multiple levels of spinal cord compression, 3 herniated disks and a whole mess of arthritis pressing on so many nerves I no longer had any pain. ... (11 replies)
... ying the nerves can take a year to settle down. He called me to come in for appt that very day the results were complete. He told me I had Myelomalacia and acute cord atrophy and I needed to see a neurologist because he knew very little about the Myelomalacia except that my spinal cord was deteriorating. ... (7 replies)
... C7 fusion last February due to cord compression and severe pain. ... (26 replies)
... did you have spinal cord compression? ... (2 replies)
... level. minimally indenting the exiting right C6 nerve root. ... (4 replies)
... thanks a lot for all ,it is really good thing to ask and have help from people who suffer like u .thanks for u notpain your information is great and i like this kind of thinking because we have to move forward with new techniques as we go and the old things was also new to the other people who did not hear about it before like anything in the world has to change or develop... (9 replies)
... I had previously been working with a neurosurgeon however he retired before he could do my second surgery. I was referred to a spinal specialist Orthopedic surgeon. Now I know what my MRI says and what my neurologist said and am quit confused by what the ortho doc said. ... (8 replies)
... and can't tell you how good I feel. The trade off was worth it to me. I haven't gotten all my feeling back yet, but they say it may take some time, due to the spinal cord compression . I can feel my feet now, all of my arms, and my pinkies and ring fingers. ... (22 replies)
... hardware last year when I was 30. Without any pain or other symptoms I started limping terribly with my right leg. Got an MRI and it showed severe stenosis with cord compression on C5,C6 partial C7 with myelopathy already. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks, WebDozer. I will post the MRI report tonight. To clairfy, we are extremely cautious about fusion surgery for his situation. His symptoms are constant burning and/or pins & needeles that shoot throughout his entire body...both hands & forearms, right face, both legs, right hip, left foot & penis. No dr. has been able to identify why he is having any symptoms below... (4 replies)
... << We want to avoid fusion surgery at all costs >> With all respect, I'm sure you didn't mean "at ALL costs", and I don't want to pick on you, but that's a dangerous way of thinking. Surgery MAY be the best alternative, and if it's the best, then it's the best. I can't give you much help with alternatives, but if you post the radiologist's report from his MRI, I can... (4 replies)
... C7 levels with Spinal Cord Compression. My pain has progressed, as well as problems with my left hand. Lately I've begun having problems with my grip. ... (23 replies)
Cervical surgery
Apr 3, 2006
... I am scheduled for cervical surgery April 19th. KInd of anxious about it. I have spinal cord compression and need to have the disc between C6 and C7 removed and fused. The surgeon may also do C5 and C6. Please if anyone has had this surgery give me some more info on how I will do. ... (13 replies)
... middle finger prior to surgery. I was very lucky that I did not have significant spinal cord compression. All the previous pain is gone. ... (10 replies)

Associated Tags: c5 c6, cat scan results, cervical disks neck, emg, neurosurgery, radicular pain, spinal cord compression

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