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  • 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

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    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...

  • Pain from old T7 compression fracture.

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    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?

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    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

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

    concerned_mom_74 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...

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  • 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...

  • Sharing experiences about SCI

    professirx Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions September 17, 2009 12:30 PM

    Hello friends, as you know there isn't many major networks television show dedicated to SCI. We don't always have SCI producers either. I know we all still have a purpose here and I feel mine is using my passions to help others. I have produced a TV show in NJ for a few years now, thanks to the...

  • symptoms of menengitis, clear spinal fluid...

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions May 14, 2009 06:19 AM

    Hello, I am a 25yo male, in good health(no high bp, colesterol, etc).I am active, eat healthy, no drugs, and little alchohol...but about three years ago, I developed spinal pain, neck pain, severe headaches, fever, weakness, sore throat, and sensitivity to light. I was told that I had all the...

  • Need help with neck pain...

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions April 14, 2009 05:36 PM

    I am really getting desperate. Here's my story, please feel to ask an questions:I am a 33 year old female. December 28, 2003 I was kicked in the face, around the left eye, by a horse. Results: broken nose, fractures left cheekbone & orbital floor and orbital side. A week later surgery to replace...

  • Your thoughts on my symptoms,PLEASE HELP!

    silvercrush Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions April 11, 2009 03:54 AM

    Hello,:(I am wanting to describe my symptoms and wanted to get feedback on what you all think. Hopefully someone has had the same problem so I know what may be wrong with me. A little over 5 years ago I developed a pain right above my bra strap, between T1 and T4(thoractic spine), the pain is on my...

  • pls. share your experience if you've had surgery on this

    khanikumaichi Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions March 2, 2009 07:32 AM

    Has anyone had surgery on disk desiccation, L4/L5 ? If so, pls. share your experience. I'm scheduled for surgery on this sometime soon. I also have a reversal of cervical curvature..desiccated disk c4-c5, c5-c6 and c6-c7... A bit apprehensive about upcoming surgery...and would like to hear more...

  • lumber back pain

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions February 26, 2009 08:09 PM

    hello all, new on here but thought i would register and see how it goes.Anyhow i have had a lumber back pain which goes into a spasm when trying to stand from sitting down and driving to, i was told that it is wear and tear, but also told that i have a couple of callapsed discs, doctor says one...

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