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  • Scalp numbness, rt arm pain with weakness

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions July 5, 2016 04:52 PM

    I have no trauma or an accident so this pain is quite a mystery. Earlier in the week I had scout numbness started on the right which moved to the left and now on the apex of my head. On my right side about elbow level it's painful and it's hard to extend my arm without feeling pain. Lifting only...

  • Who should I see that will have all tests needed to find blockages in the brain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions June 6, 2016 08:09 PM

    I had an ischemic stroke 8 years ago from a concussion after a fall. And head injury that has lead to many issues. The right neurology group that will have every test needed to find blockages and possible solutions to reopen them, which would restore many problems from the stroke due to the fall.??

  • My 18 ur old son had flu,branch,pneumonia. Now very week. Paralysis in right & leftventilator. MRI

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions May 9, 2016 03:08 PM

    My 18 ur old son had flu,branch,pneumonia. Now very week. Paralysis in right & left arm,neck muscles. On ventilator. MRI shows inflammation at brain stem.

  • Could I go on theme park rides with a 60 degree scoliosis?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions December 3, 2015 02:43 PM

    Hello, I am 14 and I have recently been diagnosed with scoliosis (about early/middle this year), and at the end of the term, a selected amount of students are chosen to participate in a excursion to Wet n Wild. It's definite I am going, because I have already payed for it. I have a question, would...

  • Husband diag. with spinal stenosis, had surgery 4-14, with fusion, gone downhill since, extreme pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions October 1, 2014 03:28 PM

    Husband diag. with spinal stenosis, had surgery 4-14, with fusion, gone downhill since, extreme pain in right leg, extreme burning in lower extremities, tested for everything, MS, neuropathy. No answers. Been to pain doctor, tried injections. No answers. Keep saying "give it time", but absolutely...

  • Please help mild spinda bifida and iron and folic acid deficiency

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions September 30, 2014 05:50 PM

    I have a mild form of spina bifida and for over 14yrs I've had very low iron and folic acid. Please can someone help me with what's wrong

  • 23 years old problems NEED HELP !!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions January 9, 2014 08:05 PM

    hello where to begin basically iv been suffering for 3 years with some kind of toothache like pains in my legs (front and back ) and lower back pain recently i had a mri and they found a left paracentral disk bulge t7/8 with no cord compression so this dosent really answer any questions to my pain...

  • MRI and X-ray results, no relief in sight, just prescribed vicodins.

    Quik Z06 0 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions December 25, 2013 04:53 AM

    Back in Feb 2011, I went to the Dr because the pain was so bad it was limiting movement in my hand to the point I could no longer type on a keyboard. Finger swelled up and had to remove rings. X-ray on hands and nothing broken, specialist said maybe torn ligament and recommended PT. After 8...

  • Slipped Disc Sufferer

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    Posted in: Spinal conditions June 10, 2013 09:23 AM

    I am a slipped disc sufferer for the last 4 years or so on my L3 L4 L5For the past 1 year, my pain had been increasing bit by bit. RIght now, my pain is unbearable. I can't sit for more than 10 minutes without feeling the numbness from my buttock to the calves and my foot! My job is desk bound and...

  • Spnal Degeneration

    jeanene1961 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions May 11, 2013 05:34 PM

    :confused:I have been diagnoised with Spinal degeneration. I went yesterday for spinal epidural and facet blocks. Is this disabling? Will I end up cripple because of this disease? I was told that it does not get better, but gets worse. I can not work because of the pain and wondering if I will be...

  • Spinal surgery

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    Posted in: Spinal conditions December 5, 2012 11:55 PM

    I am 20 years of age and 8 months ago I underwent a t12 l1 laminectomy and disectomy along with a fusion. I have 2 rods and 5 screws all together. There is a scar about 8 inches long down my back so the surgeon cut through lots of muscle. I have been doing everything I can to get better but...

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  • Pain from old T7 compression fracture.

    Andrewjc Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions November 2, 2012 01:13 PM

    On 8 FEB 2011 I suffered a severe back injury while snowboarding in Colorado. I received a compression fracture to my T7 vertebra. No surgery was performed, the doctors let it heal in it's compressed shape giving my spine a curve that resembles mild scoliosis. Within 3 to 4 months of the injury I...

  • Reoccuring TM Symptoms What does it all mean?

    AliceisAlive Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions August 22, 2011 11:03 PM

    Hi!My name is Vanessa, I am 27 years old, and I had Idiopathic Acute Transverse Myelitis when I was nineteen. It came on fairly suddenly, within a few days. I was in the hospital for about 2 weeks enduring the ***l of tingling, numbness, pin ****k feelings, pain, loss of strength, I could...

  • Lumbar Spondylosis and pain on one side of body

    howMed Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions May 25, 2011 06:16 PM

    Why is there numbness, weakness and tingling sensation through the whole one side of the body in case of lumbar spondylosis, when the compression is only in the lumbar region. Shouldn't the symptoms appear just below the point of compression and not through the whole side of the body??

  • Slip disk

    binoymabao Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions May 5, 2011 09:09 AM

    What is the best exercise for slip disk?

  • Can Scoliosis cause problems with the bowels/digestive tract/elimination process?

    concerned_mom_74 1 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions February 24, 2011 03:46 AM

    Today my daughter was kept home with an upset stomach that she had been complaining about the night before. During the day, waiting to go to the doctor's appointment scheduled, she was doubled over screaming and in pain. I thought maybe she was having appendicitis so I took her to the ER instead. I...

  • Stress over Scoliosis: Young and Confused

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions October 11, 2010 10:43 PM

    Hi. Im 19 years old and for as far as I know, I have had scoliosis for about 7 or 8 years. I have to wear a brace, and at first, it didn't seem to bad. Back when I was younger, I didn't really care about what people thought of me or the way I looked. I also was always told that my brace didn't show...

  • Carpel tunnel symdrome, neck, back and rib pain

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions September 10, 2010 06:02 AM

    Hi. Please help me, I'm in a lot of pain and have been for years. I am female in my early thirties and on a lot of meds. I was diagnosed with carpel tunnel six years ago and now my pain is so severe, I am seeing a surgeon. He had me go to a Neurologist whom rediagnosed me and he doesn't want to...

  • MRI--- Can someone explain results please

    BDt816 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions October 3, 2009 02:35 AM

    I am a 44 yr old female. 5'1. 108lbs. History of : CML- In remission 1.8 yrs. Had a radical Hysterectomy in December due to cancer cells in uterine lining. Had carpal Tunnel surgery on both hands in July --- I woke to both hands numb and very painful. Had No prior signs of carpal tunnel so I...

  • HELP HAVING SPASM's AND IN PAIN DUE TO a POOR ATTEMPT of an EPIDURAL

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions September 19, 2009 03:31 AM

    I had an epidural on the 27th of last month.I woke up from a procedure felt like a herd of cattle ran over my spine.I have had epidural's in the past so I know what's normal pain.The attempts done on me...try this on....6 times!I have pictures to prove these crazy excessive sticks!I started with...

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