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Cervical spine injury question
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(12-30-2010, 01:56 PM)Bummer Knees Wrote:
Bummer,
Sorry to hear of your suffering. I am disabled due to lumbar DDD. You also have DDD but your effected areas are a little higher. I have some sites for you to read that may help send you down correct path. 1st) you must understand this is permanent and not going to improve without appropriate medical care including but not limited to surgery, pain management.

This absolutely could be related  to a cervical  spine injury. You want this issue addressed ASAP!!!!!!!!!  Because of its location.  
 
When laying on your back try placing a stiff pillow under knees, when on side try placing pillow between knees or ask your treating DR. for advice as things like a pillow do great things for comforting DDD. \
 
HERE ARE SOME SITES TO LOOK AT the 1st one is very technical but if you have been learning about your injury which is ALWAYS recommended 
 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2989526/
 
http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/fea...eck-pain#1
 
https://www.spine-health.com/conditions/...-neck-pain
 
 
Except the 1st mostly these are in latmans terms
 
we all at workers compensation  forums wish you the very  best
 
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I have a question for those with a cervical spine injury.

I sleep on my sides at night and have trouble with tingling down the arms and into the hands and, with my arms & hands going to sleep. Dosn't matter what side I sleep on.
My question is could this be related to problems with the cervical spine?

(I'm unable to sleep on my back due to doing so causes increased pain of the lumbar spine)

This is what my most recent MRI reads:

There is moderate left lateral protrusion of the C5-6 disc. This is causing pressure on the anterior left side of the cord and on the orgin of the left nerve root as it enters the neural foramen.

C4-5 There is mild to moderate spondyletic change with anterior spurring.

C6-7 There is mild spondyletic change with mild anterior spurring.

Thanks for your help.
Bummer Knees
 
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Messages In This Thread
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 12-30-2010, 11:39 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - AQA - 12-31-2010, 12:09 AM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 12-31-2010, 03:00 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 12-31-2010, 06:34 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 12-31-2010, 07:42 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 12-31-2010, 08:02 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 12-31-2010, 08:19 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - AQA - 12-31-2010, 11:30 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 12-31-2010, 09:03 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 12-31-2010, 09:47 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 01-01-2011, 12:01 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 01-01-2011, 12:16 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 01-01-2011, 01:15 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 01-01-2011, 02:39 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 01-02-2011, 10:42 AM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - AQA - 01-05-2011, 12:14 AM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - jayne - 01-05-2011, 01:50 AM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 01-05-2011, 12:51 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 07-21-2017, 02:48 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - tpm - 07-21-2017, 02:52 PM
RE: Cervical spine injury question - bugmann - 07-22-2017, 07:03 PM

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