Spinal cord herniation– anyone have this diagnosis inspired spinal cord neuro physiotherapy exercises injury support forum

I am looking for other people with a spinal cord neuro physiotherapy exercises herniation diagnosis. This is best described as a condition where the spinal neuro physiotherapy exercises cord exits the dural sac which has torn or frayed. The cord migrates through the opening from the pressure gradient neuro physiotherapy exercises as well as the pulsing circulation of the CSF. The injury to the cord occurs gradually over years resulting neuro physiotherapy exercises in a steady loss of function. The cord acts to cork the hole eventually folding in neuro physiotherapy exercises half and progressively becomes more involved the longer it continues. –remember the cord is just slightly denser than jello…

My diagnosis of T6-7 SCH was 11/2013 and I had repair 12/3/2013 which consisted of a 3 level laminectomy T5-7, opening of the dura ventrally to untrap the corked cord neuro physiotherapy exercises from the front of the dura. A bovine sling was slid around my cord to wrap neuro physiotherapy exercises it and prevent it from re-exiting the hole in the dorsal dura. The sling was glued and stitched in place, followed by the closing of the posterior dural incision…. No fusion. During surgery the motor and sensory evoked potentials flatlined… Which is a bad prognostic indicator. However, I am now a walker and I use a cane neuro physiotherapy exercises on uneven surfaces or for prolonged distances. Originally I was wheelchair dependent. My balance is iffy. Fatigue and spasticity are ruling factors in how I live! I truly hate the banding feeling in my ribs, the cold and burning in my legs. Plus falls, I hate falls. Nonetheless, I am continuing to improve after 3 years for which neuro physiotherapy exercises I am relieved.

Hey all, a bit late in seeing this as I’ve been away a while, but I just wanted to put my hand up for neuro physiotherapy exercises the OP. I too was a herniated spinal cord and I’d be one of those few hundred written up cases neuro physiotherapy exercises you’d seen. My herniation was at the T9 and I had my neuro physiotherapy exercises surgery back in 2000. They repaired the herniation successfully at the time and I neuro physiotherapy exercises was up on my feet in about 3 months. At the time of the surgery, I was 27 and my doctor at st. Mike’s in toronto told me I was the youngest case neuro physiotherapy exercises he’d found at that time.

For about 8 years all was good, as I was able to get into mountain biking for neuro physiotherapy exercises a long while. I had a few residual symptoms, a bit of weakness in the right leg, no sensation in the left leg, but the surgery seemed a success. My story takes a unique turn after that though, which led to more surgeries in 2010 and 2011 which neuro physiotherapy exercises led to my life in my chair. Not directly the fault of the herniation, but the scar tissue built up from the surgery ended neuro physiotherapy exercises up doing nerve damage over the years. As I said, unique to me and not something I’d worry about, especially if you are keeping up with your check ups.

So, update on me. I’ve done truly great in my opinion… Finally weaned off of my cane with my balance and neuro physiotherapy exercises endurance becoming reliable enough for daily ambulation and few falls. My husband and I started a new business and I neuro physiotherapy exercises manage a great deal of the accounting and financial proceedings. I haven’t returned to practice as a PT but have been neuro physiotherapy exercises doing some consultation and maintain my PT licensure. I’ve done some traveling–even walking some days 5 or more miles through israel neuro physiotherapy exercises and also in argentina/brazil/uraguay, attempting some hiking in low key terrain– but that is still a bit much. My oldest son, recently graduated from georgia tech with his biomedical engineering degree neuro physiotherapy exercises was married in january and now I have five children neuro physiotherapy exercises under my bragging rights. My daughter is finishing her doctorate out of baylor. My two younger sons are in university, one at the university of tulsa and one at loyola neuro physiotherapy exercises university in chicago.

But the injury current status is evolving… I have been having some dizziness, decrease in sensation in one of my legs, increasing pain in/above/below my surgical site and my legs… And other new complaints include one or both hands having neuro physiotherapy exercises N/T when I awake which mostly returns and a general neuro physiotherapy exercises feeling that they aren’t working as well, a base of the skull headache upon waking 5-7 mornings of the week which generally dies down in neuro physiotherapy exercises an hour or so. So again a slow and inconsistent progression of symptoms since neuro physiotherapy exercises last november has been difficult to discern if it was neuro physiotherapy exercises normalish day to day fluctuation or a steady upswing of neuro physiotherapy exercises problems. By march, I was sure so I had an MRI in april neuro physiotherapy exercises with doc concerned about a syrinx. Some changes have definitely occurred with edema of the cord neuro physiotherapy exercises above and below my dural sling… So, doc calls and says I have scar tissue creating the neuro physiotherapy exercises T6/edema problem and we can clean it up….. I’m set to actually talk with him about what this neuro physiotherapy exercises surgery might look like next week. I’m also concerned with the MRI results of a C5 neuro physiotherapy exercises ventral flattening of my cord and cerebellar tonsil descension into neuro physiotherapy exercises the foramen magnum…– I’m looking for research to identify what symptoms are connected neuro physiotherapy exercises to what radiological findings. Do I have three separate items occurring or are they neuro physiotherapy exercises related? I am also thinking of soliciting a second opinion from neuro physiotherapy exercises a neurosurgeon who has dealt with spinal cord herniation over neuro physiotherapy exercises time– possible relapse, etc.

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