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Cervical Spondylosis

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  • max58634 2

    Weakness in legs

    i have just returned from the doctor after getting the results of my MRI. My problems have been painfull neck and headaches, but my latest problem has been a weakness in the legs and I have stumbled a few times. The doctor tells me that the leg problems are due to a narrowing of the nerve channel? This...

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  • mike09523 5

    cervical stenosis ongoing

    Hi All, I have been posting here fore a while now, sometimes needing, sometimes helping.This is a needing information post. I have suffered progressive cervical stenosis/spondylosis with my old path for 6 years, The prognosis is that all cervical vertebrae are beyond repair and the bone spurs (osteophytes?),...

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  • Chrsmatthe 1

    Cervical spondylosis with myelopathy

    I am struggling to find information online with anyone who can relate to my case.... I had ACDF surgery on c4/c5 and c5/c6 3 and a half weeks ago. The numbness I contantly feel in my little fingers, my legs, my abdomen and hips changes a lot. I often get fluttering sensations in my feet. I do not...

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  • felicity74553 1

    Cirvical Spondylosis

    My spinal consultant wants me to have a rod inserted to straighten my spine.  Has anyone had this procedure and what were the results? He told me that I have compaction of my spinal cord which is static at moment.  He didn't tell me the risks if I didn't have the surgery but my Chiropractic practioner...

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  • Pcmcd 1

    Cracking and Popping

    Hi from Australia. I haven't seen much discussion about the cracking and grinding, pooping..the terrible noise in your head when you try to turn or just stretch. I have this. I have been diagnosed with CS and have MRI copy on phone. It's Multilevel c5 c 6...i think c1 degeneration. So my 2 questions...

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  • Inhalemykiss 2

    Cervical Spondylosis at 20 years old...

    Hello. After two years of testing and treatments, I've finally been given a diagnosis. Cervical Spondylosis. I have 3 bulging discs, and bone spurs. I have tried almost everything in the book at this point. Medications (anti inflammatory, pain, muscle relaxers), physical therapy, cortisone injections,...

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  • paulfoel 3

    Last how long?

    GP was pretty useless just gave me painkillers (codeine and naproxen). These mostly work. I've been to see a chiropractor who disagnosed certical spondylosis. (C5-C6?) Had a few treatments and movement seems to be much better and not so much shooting pain. BUT still get pretty bad aching pains in shoulder,...

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  • paulfoel 3

    Options - Continue chiro, pay for injection?

    Been three months now. In the UK, so NHS. No xray or MRI to confirm. GP just gives me painkillers. Paid to see a chiropractor myself who think its a problem with C5-C6. Improvement has been negligible to be honest. Its starting to affect my ability to work (Im self employed so no work = no pay - luckily...

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  • tracey64776 2

    im looking for alternative pain therapy, any ideas thanx

    i take gabapentin at night and occasionaly take codydramol during the day, as many of you will know this doesnt always help, ive had a problem with coedine addiction in the past and certainly dont need a repeat i am willing to try most things any ideas will be greatly accepted however small they may...

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  • tracey64776 2


    hi all, still suffering with the headaches, though a tens machone does help withe them, hip started to hurt a while, and about 3 weeks ago, my left arm started hurting if i moved it too far back, now it hurts every day even without much movement, does this mean that im getting worse, many thanks for...

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  • chrissy84554 2

    Advice please

    I have CS but my doctor refuses to give me any pain killers or an MRI. Apart from moving surgeries, i can't do anything about it. I'm going into remission, for the first time ( I was diagnosed by having an ex-ray recently ) so i'm new to this. I just wanted to know what happens to a persons body, when...

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  • chrissy84554 2


    Does anyone know the difference between spondylitis and spondylosis please? Thanks

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  • Primetime 1

    Anyone experiencing Tinnitus

    I have just been diagnosed with Cervical Spondylosis. Like many of you my Doc was treating for tension headaches. But, they thought I had residual headaches from otc ibuprofin, excedrin types. So, they 86d those and prescribed amytriptiline and Naproxin. I now have excruciating tinnitus. I can't believe...

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  • Lina3x 2

    CS, a right pain in the neck

    Hello everyone, Hope someone can advise me. I have CS and right now my neck pain is so bad, it shot down the back of my left shoulder this am like a muscle cramp. I think I overdid my neck exercises as I slightly deviated from the ones my physio told me to do and did some others I saw online. It is making...

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  • rob cumner 1

    Computer use and cervical spondylosis?

    I have been off work since the end of May and Cervical Spondylosis was diagnosed by the Occupational Health doctor via the Local Authority for whom I work. This discomfort and pain started and deteriorated whilst working on the computor at work. The OH doctor says it is age related and will not attribute...

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    I had heavy legs, like i was wearing massive knees boots, then the headache started, then the dizziness, and i was falling over, after laying down. Then shooting pains in my arms, wrists, knees, lower legs and ankles. Lower back pain, then started. Problems holding onto items. The doctor sent me for...

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  • chrissy84554 2

    Will i ever feel better?

    It's been about 7 or 8 weeks now, since my problems started. One symptom goes, and it gets replaced by another. Will things get better, or will i feel like this forever? Sorry, but I'm depressed by it tonight. I just want the pain, swelling,tiredness and dizziness to go away. Can anyone give me some...

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  • maria134 2

    Multilevel spondylosis

    I have multilevel spondylosis and just recently have been feeling a lot of pressure on my pelvic floor . I sometimes feel pressure in my bowels and it's very uncomfortable . Iv seen neurosurgeon and neurologist and they haven't offered any treatment. Iv only been given paracetamol by my gp . Is there...

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  • mitali73876 1

    Cervical spondilytis in pain from past 1 month

    Hi, My name is mitali and m 32 years old. I very drepessed these days coz if the pain i have right below the neck on the left side with shooting and terrible pain in my left arm along with numbness and tingling sensation in my left hand fingers. I was abosoultely fine till 2 april 2017.On that night...

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  • headache spike 1

    diagnosed with cervical spondylosis....terrible headache

    i have been signed off work for the last 7 weeks due to a horrific constant headache.After a mri scan last week iv been diagnosed with cervical spondylosis.I have read alot of the posted articles and dont have many of the sypmtoms described by many of you, (numbness and tingling), but have had a chronic...

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  • annie324 2

    dizziness doing neck physio exercises

    Hi everyone, I have CS and have been given exercises to do by my physiotherapist. I have dizziness doing the exercises, particularly when I turn my head to the right in a lying down position. When I get up I feel a bit muggy for a while then it passes. I do occasionally have the light headed muggy feeling...

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  • lori 54517 2

    Surgery & c5/6 foraminal stenosis

    Hi all. I'm new to all this so please bear with me. I've recently been diagnosed with cervical stenosis with intermittant radiculopathy. I've seen a neurological surgeon who said if they operate it would deal with the tingling in my arm but not the pain in my neck, shoulder, arm and back. The pain is...

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  • max58634 2

    Cervical spondylitis affecting legs

    i was diagnosed with OA of the neck 3 years ago, since then it has spread to my left shoulder and arm, I have not bothered to go back to the doctor because all they say is "it's old age (75) and wear and tear. but recently I have felt a weakness in my legs and have stumbled 3 times in the last 2 weeks,...

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  • isobel91439 2

    Cervical Spondylosis Dizziness and Loss of Balance

    Hi I am new to the forum.  I was diagnosed last year with Cervical Spondylosis.  I have read through some of the conversations on CS put forward by other members.  It is such a huge relief to discover I am not going mad, and other people here experience debilitating dizziness.  I have trapped nerves...

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  • victor24 1

    cervical spine spondylosis can cause serious heart problems?

    Hi im 22 and is my first time posting here .... i have been diagnosed first with costochondritis but now a doctor say I have a spine condition , my syntoms are chest pain radiating to the arm, wrist and shoulders, i have a painfull cracking in the base of the neck when the back begins, 4 months past...

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  • maria134 2

    multi level spondylosis

    Iv had this for some time but have now got numbness in lower legs and sometimes a feeling of freezing pain in feet . Have seen spinal surgeon , neurosurgeon and neurologist who haven't given me any treatment and say it's to risky to operate . Is there anyway to ease these symptoms?   

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  • jonathan20950 1

    Ive been Diognosed with Multi Level Spondylosis. I need some advice.

    Hello everyone, I was diognosed with Multi Level Spondylosis in January and am still waiting to see a neurosurgeon, the waiting list is long, The pain im in is really bad anf im on all sorts of pain relief, how long useally does it take to see a neurosurgeon and what will they do to me will theu operate...

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  • kelly65690 2

    severe dizziness and leg weakness

    i have had neck pain for about 2 years imI'm 35 years old. I had an MRI in summer which showed disc degeneration and bone spurs on c5-c6, I've had a few bad flare ups and still currently having 1 and awaiting for appointment with spinal specialist. I've been signed off work for past 7 week and can't...

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  • branden12 2

    Untreated Spinal Stenosis

    I was diagnosed with spinal stenosis a couple years ago in which the doc said I needed an ACDF one-level fusion. I've been hestitating to have the done surgery done as it's a big procedure in which I'll need a break from my work etc. I recently went back to my doc and he said he wanted a new MRI to determine...

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  • grapes1800 3

    Cadaver Bone

    Has anyone had experiences or heard stories about the use of cadaver bone for spinal implants? I'll be having an ACDF soon, but due to my metal allergies I either have a choice of cadaver bone which will increase the hard collar recovery to 3 months if the neurosurgeon can't find tantalum (which I still...

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  • mike09523 5

    cervical stenosis etc.

    Hi All, Well, yesterday I visited my Neurosurgeon for my yearly check up concerning my neck problems. Back in 2013 he diagnosed cervical foramanel stenosis with spondylosis and myolepathy at levels C4,5,6,7 Also bone spurs inside spinal canal compressing spinal cord especially 6/7. Although I signed...

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