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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 had on and off lumbar issues for about a year. got an x-ray this fall and the ortho doc said it didn't warrant an MRI. did some PT which helped a little but seemed to stop helping/I felt fine so I stopped going $. I seemed fine an...
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I am a 22 year old female, and I just received my MRI results. In a few weeks I will be taking the EMG test on both of my legs to see how bad the nerve damage is. I have to make a choice on surgery or pills in the next two weeks for my b...
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I had a MRI done. I am in severe pain and need to know if the results can clairfy it for me . Here is my results. Thank You! L3-L4" Diffuse disc bulge with tiny right paracentral disc herniation. Mild bilateral facet hypertrophy. L4-L5...
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Hi, I had a MRI done on my whole spine, and there was a syrinx in the spinal cord and some bulging discs. My symptoms are leg and arm weakness. I went to visit 2 neurosurgeons for 2 different opinions and both advised, if the root ca...
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This is going to sound strange. Even my Dr has never heard of it. I experience one of 3 things. The first is my neck will spin in a circle. It is very small circles and if you don't observe it carefully you will not even notice it is hap...
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I've been dealing with severe sciatica pain that radiates from my lower back down to my calf. It sometimes gets so bad I cannot move. I've been seeing a chiropractor for the past two weeks and we've discovered I have a tilted pelvis and ...
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Hi, I am a resident of New Delhi/ Mumbai and a film director by profession. I have been suffering from Neck problem for last 7 months now. My primary complain is of heaviness(pressure) at the back of my neck where the head meet...
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Can sexual activities like ejaculation and orgasm cause worsening symptoms in patients with Spinal stenosis , Herniated disc , Bulging disc and Cervical spondylosis ? Is it like lifting heavy weights in this patients ? I have all of abov...
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.Hello. In the beginning i want to inform that my mom from years has osteoporosis. My mom in january fall on low part of her back.She went to a specialist to do some tests. They X-ray her lumbar spine,and they sad that this is only a con...
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I have suffered from pins and needles in my right arm a couple of times in the past 5 years or so, apparently caused by nerves that come out from my neck vertebra. The condition persisted for several months and was treated by physiothe...
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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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My feet have been causing me all sorts of problems - feeling of tingles, cramping toes, but the worst is the feeling of coldness. EMG and NCS and skin biopsy all normal. Brain MRI normal. Just went for Cervical MRI yesterday. fingers fa...
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I was given an LP 7 years ago today. Results were negative, minor neurological symptoms soon resolved. I had a sensation of intense pressure but not pain after the procedure for 2 months. It returned 3 years later, and 3 years after that...
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Hi everyone, this is my first time posting on a community forum like this so plecase bear with me and hopefully someone has a similar experience or some advice or something, to be 100% truthful, I'm feeling a little bit like I'm at the e...
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I have a C5-T1 fusion and still suffer from upper back pain. MRI indicates: T1-2: Moderate facet arthrosis. Moderate to advanced left foraminal stenosis T2-3: Mild to moderate left foraminal narrowing T3-4: Broad based disc osteo...
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I am a PhD(Mathematics) student and from i.5 year I am getting pressure come pain in the right skull of my brain. In the initial year of my right skull pressure I have gone through MRI of Brain and Cervical spine. I have also gone throu...
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My 8 month son has menengocele but no symptoms except dermal sinus and lump. Doctor suggested for surgery. But after one days of surgery he is facing urine retention problem. Currently on catheterization. As doctor it will take 3 month a...
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i have a red patch at lower back. no itching. there is pain and pressure especially when i sit down and it causes frequent urination. it is here around 6 months. what is your diagnosis? Please see my problem at: http://sendvid.com/...
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My 25 year old son went to a chiropractor a few months back. He has right sided thoracic scoliosis which forms an S with a lumbar curve and spina bifida occulta. He was having some back pain so he went for a free consultation. He brou...
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I have an L5 herniation left and central prostitution. I have shooting pain from my left bottocks to the bottom of my foot several times a minute and pain in my lower back. I'm on a transdermal patch but the pain is not controlled. Wh...
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