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  • Spinal Degeneration

    manisha_saxena Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions July 13, 2007 12:53 AM

    Hi Everyone, My Dad is 60 yers old and is overweight by 15-20 Kgs. He had tingling senstion in his one arm and one leg, recently he showed it to a doc and they asked him to do a MRI. Acc to the Doc the MRI showed taht the SPinal cord has bend and in turn has squeezed a nerve and that is causing the...

  • headaches?

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions April 17, 2007 09:29 PM

    i'm now 17 years old and was diagnosed with scheuermann's disease 2 years ago all symtomps seem normal according to what i've found however i suffer from severe headaches and joint pain knees elbows and neckany body else???

  • Syringomyelia

    Jennifer Balash Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions March 28, 2007 04:18 PM

    Last summer I had an MRI and it showed a syrinx in my spinal cord from T4 to T12. I have severe pain on a daily basis. Have been seeing a Neuro Surgeon since. I have had 3 MRI's since the first one to keep an eye on any changes in the size of it. Surgury is the last possible option but I have been...

  • Retethered Spinal Cord

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions February 15, 2007 12:44 AM

    I had surgery to untether my tethered spinal cord in 2004. Now I am having problems with my left leg. I experience sharp pain in the hip joint where my leg connects to my body. This leg is generally weaker than the other and often times I tend to drag that leg. I also have an area the size of...

  • Spinal Tenderness and Tingling

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions February 5, 2007 08:38 PM

    I have had sensitivity or tenderness directly in the middle of my spine (on the bone) for several months. Many times through out the day I have had cold tingling sensation shoot up my back, just to the left of my spine. I have not been able to find anything online that can direct me. I have talked...

  • Spondylosis

    Anonymous Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions January 19, 2007 02:17 AM

    Hi, Im 17 years old and I have just been diagnosed with Spondylosis. Are there any long term effects with this condition? What can happen to me if I continue to play football? The doctor said something about my vertebra slipping. What could happen to me if that occurs?

  • spinal cord cancer

    johnqayss1 Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions January 3, 2007 10:46 AM

    my storyan oval shaped intramedullary lesion with mild expansion of the cord showing hypointensity on T1-weighted images and hyperintensity on T2-swihted images with faint rim enhancement following IV Gd-DTPA 0.1 mmol/kg BW opposite the T4-T5 disk space measuring 1.3cm(CC) x 4.6cm(AP). the findings...

  • Numbness in left leg spinal tumors

    cooper Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions December 28, 2006 06:34 PM

    MRI shows I have two benign tumors at T9-10. They are in the bone and one at T10 covers most of the disk. I have tingling in the left side where the tumors are and contant light pain or discomfort. It is bearable. The doctors said nothing could be done. My last appointment was in July...

  • Many sypmtoms of Spinal tumor, and coughing up black phlem

    StepAyu Replies
    Posted in: Spinal conditions December 14, 2006 11:03 PM

    please help meee!!!! I have been having VERY severe back pain and I was doing research on spinal tumors, and I have all of these symptoms. -Middle back pain (thoracic)-Worse when lying down-Worse with strain, sneezing, coughing etc.-Pain not relieved by medication-Difficulty walking-Muscle...