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... way. Maybe starting with a physiatrist and working your way up to spine surgeon. I'd suggest STARTING with the spine surgeon, but I'm not convinced that all your symptoms are spinal in origin. I'm thinking particularly of the "heaviness" in your arms. ... (9 replies)
... It's because the spinal cord in the cervical region affects the lower body as well. ... (3 replies)
... Does it say you have nerve impingement or spinal cord impingement? ... (7 replies)

... cord impingement is allowed to go on, the greater the likelihood of irreparable damage. ... (2 replies)
... s and determined to be congenital. i have kept the symptoms at bay and avoided need for surgical intervention by walking, yoga and keeping my weight down. ... (7 replies)
... I think the MRI is not too bad, meaning there is no direct spinal cord impingement. However, there obviously is some reason for your symptoms. ... (4 replies)
Need help!
Jun 23, 2012
... ears. My neck is going thru changes again, and the pain is back.I wouldn't have changed my mind about the surgery even if I knew the relief was only for 4 years. Spinal cord impingement is why most doctors operate. Either to prevent it before it happens or to catch it before it gets too bad. ... (6 replies)
... Your symptoms are in line with the findings, from what I can tell. I'm in no way a doctor but as an experienced patient I can tell you that nerve or spinal cord impingement is something that needs to be treated as soon as possible. When will you see the surgeon? ... (26 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 24, 2010
... can my neuro symptoms get worse ? ... (75 replies)
... The most serious part is that it means, at certain vertabra levels, you have herniations with spinal cord impingement -- the cause of your neurological symptoms (numbness and tingling and pain). The osteophyte is bone growth that can only be removed surgically (not via PT or injections). It sounds like you would need to see a neurosurgeon to discuss your options. There are... (4 replies)
... Many involuntary pains and spasms result from spinal cord impingement. My left eye used to feel like a knife was being driven in it or that my long hair had whipped it when the window is open. ... (12 replies)
... he doesn't seem too concerned about the symptoms and said perhaps the nerves are just healing. ... (3 replies)
... In any good report, there are ALWAYS descriptions of two aspects of the spine. First, the condition of the spinal canal, whatever may be intruding into it, and the effect of these intrusions on the cord. ... (4 replies)
... ongoing damage at the spinal cord level. ... (5 replies)
... If so, what sort of treatment was pursued to help you live with your symptoms and disease? ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Don't you love it when your doctor has a crystal ball and is able to diagnose a spinal issue without any imaging to guide him? ... (3 replies)
... our obvious dedication to sports and conditioning, I'm sure there will be LOTS of things you can do where you're not inviting your opponents to inflict permanent spinal damage. ... (29 replies)
... that you have two conditions that put you in a minority of people with cervical spinal problems. So it's important to understand a little about spinal structure. ... (6 replies)
Help - I'm the 10%
Jun 27, 2010
... jen. mj, the word 'myelomalacia did NOT yet show up in your MRI report, and that IS a GOOD thing since having it at all simply means what jen mentioned with the cord tissue REALLY being impacted beyond maybe the outter layer? ... (75 replies)
... Can't help but wonder what some of the MRI pictures must look like of the posters here. Do yours show severe indentations into the spinal cord before you get your surgery? ... (19 replies)

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