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Cervical Spondylosis

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  • Cervical stenosis and osteoporosis

    The headaches from the c/s are terrible, it starts at both temples and goes into my eyes .My neck is so stiff, I walk a fine line everyday trying not to make the pain worse. My quality of life has gone from a very sporty type guy to a couch potato, or lying in bed with heating pads on. I don't sleep...

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  • 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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  • Chart to help you understand each level & symptons

    I found this chart to be very helpful in helping you understand the symptoms associated with each level of your cervical spine if damaged has occurred. I had a fusion 6-7 in 2000 now my 4-5 are herniated and they say I need surgery again, also my thoracic spine T1-2 is herniated. If I could go back I...

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  • Cervical degeneration/ and pins and needles in face and temples

    I began having neck ache and a super tight sternocleidomastoid muscle on the right side about 1-month ago. I had X-rays and the following diagnosis. The cervical curve is irregular at C3-C6 on the right and at C3-C5 on the left. The cervical lordosis is reduced. The cervical gravity line is shifted...

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  • 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...

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  • CS and tinnitus

    Hi, I have CS with dizziness, headaches etc. I now have tinnitus 24/7, does anyone have tinnitus with their CS? If so, what treatment are you taking for it? Many thanks.

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  • MRI....C5 and C6

    EXAM: MRI CERV SPINE WO CONT INDICATION: Cervical radiculitis. Cervicalgia COMPARISON: X-rays 8/14/2017 TECHNIQUE: MR imaging of the cervical spine was performed using the following sequences: sagittal T1, T2, STIR; axial T2, T1.  CONTRAST: None. FINDINGS: There is normal alignment of the...

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  • Risk of surgery vs living with Cervical Spinal Stenosis

    I was diagnosed with cervical spinal stenosis 2 months ago. I have been on a rapid learning curve since and am still seeking answers from the medical profession and fellow sufferers. My story (should you have the patience) goes like this - One year ago I had micro surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome...

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  • ACDF Implants

    So I'm allergic to nickel and my neurosurgeon ditched the idea of using the titanium plates (since they are mixed with a bit of nickel) my only choices are now using tantalum or a cadaver bone. He said he wasn't sure if he could acquire the tantalum cages though. Cadaver bone has a 15-20% non-fusion...

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  • toilet

    ive recently started noticing my symptoms have got worse, i used to just get headaches and leg pain, which were bad enough, now i cant lift my left arm up, and if i do manage it, wow the pain, ive also started weeing every 30minutes, can anyone tell me why i wee more, the pain i can understand but not...

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  • November 2016 had corpectomy / cage/ plate c5c6

    Hi. 2 half weeks since my operation C5 /C6 Corpectomy & cage & plate. I was diagnosed Sciatica 13 yrs ago. Always suffered severe lower back pain. Over these years i have tried & paid private for alternative treatments.. I was shocked to hear this year that i had cervical myelothopy. Both...

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  • cervical spondylosis with osteoporosis

    Hi have been in a lot of pain for over a year now doc says its cervical spondylosis but she says management is difficult because i have osteoporosis. I have pain at top of back and in left shoulder constant nerve pain, head ache everyday worse in the morning up and over back of head in to forehead and...

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  • Neck pain

    After  many weeks of neck pain my GP referred me to a spinal clinic where I have been diagnosed with Neck arthritus, arrangements are being made for me to have a programme of physio and I was told to take painkillers when the pain gets bad.Amitriptyline 10 was presribed by my GP which helps but...

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  • 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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  • Question

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

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  • Margaret.

    I am experiencing a strange phenomenom which is that my speech has become a little slurred without a drink of alcohol! Has anyone with Cervical Spondylosis experienced anything similar. Pain in hands and arms too.

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  • Spinal stenosis massager and or vibrator

    What has been your experience with a massager or vibrator to relieve spinal stenosis pain? From the reviews, the Shiatsu neck massager seems too harsh. Moderator comment: I have removed the link(s) directing to site(s) unsuitable for inclusion in the forums. If users want this information please...

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  • Pain in backside

    I was recently diagnosed with cervical stenosis. Since then I started having pain in my backside down my leg. Is this normal?

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 29 cervical sponsylosis with CP

    Hi, So I have 3 pertruding discs c345 and I think 6, I'm 29. I have bone spurs on my left side, I have cerebral palsy, so my good hand is on my left side... I'm someone that is extrmely fit, physically I look more ripped than 99% of fully abled people, my disabilty doesn't affect me! Boxing...

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  • Wife has spondylosis - how can I support her?

    Hello, I've never really been involved in any discussion board on anything, so I hope I'm doing this right. Basically, I'm looking for any advice on how to support my wife, who has cervical spondylosis. I'm also looking for any insight on what people go through emotionally with this condition,...

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  • New Here - Recent MRI Done and Shocked at The Results

    Hi guys, Just new here and wanted to try and get some patient info rather than all the medical feedback that I quite frankly don't understand or trust. Male age 49, started with pain in my right hand 4 years ago. Graduallt transferred to left hand and now is what I would describe generally as a...

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  • Im 20. Just been told I have cervical spondylosis

    I was trying to find information of Cervical Spondylosis in younger people but i can find anything. Every site i have been to says about it developing with age in older people. Im worried that because i am so young is it going to get worse? and am i going to be able to live a normal life? i am already...

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  • Visitors today and I feel awful

    Hi, I have been up early cleaning because I have visitors later and we are going out for a meal. Trust me to be having a bad day today of all days. To top it all mum has rang to ask if she can bring her washing over for me to do, how could I refuse. She, is 86 and fit as a fiddle. All I really want...

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  • CS and tiredness

    Hi all, Does anyone get bouts of tiredness with CS? I find that after I have been busy for say an hour or so, I get really tired and need to lie down for half an hour. I also get tinnitus. Is this part of CS? Many thanks.

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  • 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...

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