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The spinal cord is the part of the nervous system that relays messages to and from the brain. Discuss topics including spinal stenosis, spinal cord injury or damage and treatment methods.
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I have read several websites who claim that Scoliosis decreases your life expectancy by 14.8 years, which all reference the same study. H...
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I have 3 upper back thoracic ribs permanently popped out. I see a D.O. He manually pushes them back in place,. Within a day or a couple o...
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I had scoliosis surgery in 1978 with Harrington rod on my thoracic spine. I have had a lot of pain over the years worsening with age. I...
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Findings: Cervical vertebral bodies demonstrate stable height and alignment with mild anterolisthesis of c4 on c5 and focal reversal of ...
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My surgeon wants to do a disk replacement then a fusion. I have not seen it discussed discussed. Is this done commonly?
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Hi, can excessive heavy lifting cause spinal scarring? I'm 37 so still pretty young and was relatively physically fit before. I suffere...
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Hi, I have had severe neck discomfort for 5+ years. I've dealt with it, as I have been told by 4-5 suergons that my foramonal cervica...
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My MRI scan report shows : 1.right central disc protrusion causing minimal thecal sac indentation which is seen just abutting the spin...
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Hello Medhelp Community! I am new to this site and hoping to share my experience with mental and physical health issues as well as fin...
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Hello everyone I am a 52 yr old male that had my cervical spine fused at three levels due to the compression of my spinal cord. I never ...
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Hi everyone! I am 22 and I have a herniated c5c6 indenting the thecal sac, along with c4c5 and c6c7 disc bulges, and straightening of...
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I had C-5/C-6 fusion in 2004 which relieved all pain. Severe pain returned in 2007 and had C-7 also fused in 2009. This surgery made pa...
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In Nov 2015, I was scheduled for anterior lumbar interbody fusion @L5-S1 (possible both L4-L5 & L5-S1 when he actually got in there, base...
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I had a minimally invasive TLIF spinal fusion and laminectomy (the disc was completely removed) at L4/L5 on Dec. 28, 2016. I am almost 1...
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Could both be related and having nerve problems in 1 leg and foot? Do anybody have this problem
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I am a Combat Veteran who served in the military for 15 years. I have injured my back to many times to count. The pain in my back is unbe...
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Allow me to begin with hello to all and thanks for reading. For about 11 years now (I am now 35) I have had fairly constant fluid build-...
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As the incidental result of a cardiac CT scan for my heart problems, the radiologist noted 'degenerative changes' in my spine in the area...
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My MRI report reads: L5-S1: Large Right-Sided Disc Protrusion with Mass Effect upon the Ventral Thecal Sac and Descending Right S1 Nerve ...
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Hi, I'm a 31 year old female that is suffering from transverse myelitis (inflammation of the spinal cord) from the Epstein Barre Vi...
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