was reading through my mri's and decoading what it says; C3C4, retrolisthesis 1 to 2 mm discs moving rearward,
C6, C7 anterolisthesis 2 mm discs moving foreword caused by an injury, I also have ddd, all sections of my spine, to the coarse that my ortho wants to do a fusion and dislectomy,,
has anyone ever had this and what coarse of action did you take, why, and what would you do different, thanks
Have u looked into a Chiropractor? Not sure this would be better or worse for u, but there r good and bad ones in all fields,...research and find one that will review all ur MRI's and xrays b4 touching u....
yes done pt, I have went to chiropractors most my life, they can,t fix ddd, a few years ago one of them told me there wasn't much they could do with my neck, and when I fell, that did my neck in, the surgeon I have seen wants to do surgery first thing, he wants to bypass shots, because he said it wouldn't do much good, his opinion
never sure about surgery, but read a lot of pros cons, luck is hardly ever on my side, still contemplating, the mri I doesn't look good, and I know I have had ddd for a long time, my last chiro said it wouldnt be long till I was in trouble with my neck, I just didn't have any issue until I fell, then all hell broke lose, feeling very discouraged with the pain, and how Iam going to function, I have always had issues with my lower back, never upper spine, I am 55 and cont do my job anymore, I have permanent restrictions with my shoulder
Surgery is never an easy decision......and is not always the road to less pain, it is hard to know if u have the best Dr and r making the right choice...all u can do is educate urself on ur condition and the Drs that treat it meet a few, then go with ur gut....
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