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C7 T1 Surgery
Hernited disc C7 t1. Pc forminotomy surgery option. No pain now, but extreme weakness in fingers, l hand, started 40 days ago. Surgery window of time?
Is spinal surgery necessary for a disc tear between C7 and t1? Has pt alone been found to be successful for this type of injury?
Small right far lateral dsc protrusion at c7- t1 encroaching the neural foramen and possibly impinging C8 nerve root. Will this require surgery
MRI: at c7-t1 congenital fusion? What does this mean I didn't have surgery
C4-5 and c5-6 bulging disc result is in anterior impression on thef sac!
For Many: You can return to light duty in about a week. This varies depending on your surgeon and the complexity of your surgery however. ...Read more
I had a anterior vertebretomy on c5 and 6 and now have a 2mm bulge on c7 causing one of the roots to be trapped should i consider surgery PT didnt help I am 57yo?
Possibly: Surgery is usually the treatment of last resort. If you can't treat the pain with antinflammory drugs, or PT. Than I would advise you speak to your physician about the inaffectiveness of PT and/or other treatments that you have tried. You and your Physician than need to determine if the pro's and con's of surgery are worth it in the long run. ...Read more
Depends: The pathology will dictate what is required. It may be an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at c6-7. It could also be a posterior cervical laminectomy/ foraminotomy. Or it might not be any surgery at all it all depends on the underlying problem and response to non-operative treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My trap has torn from insertion at C7, after a spinal surgery that went wrong. Is it possible to repair this?
I am 33female 5'5, very bad neck pain my c 6& C7 disk is deteriateing what can be done? Is surgery an options? Already had 3 injections no help pain
Surgery is an option: For patients that fail conservative treatment such as medication (nsaids), physical therapy, chiropractic, and steroid injections that have MRI evidence of disk disease and physical signs that correlate with the same levels, surgery is very effective in reducing pain. However, at your young age, the surgery can predispose other levels of your cervical spine to degenerate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have C7 facet fratures with pars miami n brace 3 & months do u think it should have healed surgery scares me?
Facet fractures: Stable fractures of the cervical spine often heal in the first 3 months, and this is a reasonable time for immobilization. Once pain subsides, flexion/extension xrays will likely be taken to make sure no instability exists from ligament injury that would necessitate surgery despite bony healing. Posterior fusion surgery can be done safely/quickly in experienced hands with quick recovery. ...Read more
I just had a C5/C6 and C6/C7 fusion 5 days ago. Will it be safe for me to lay in sun beds 2 weeks after this surgery?
I have had a Cspine reconstruction surgery, with corpectomy at C6. Fusion from C4-T1. Anterior and Posterior. recently I have been having some differ?
See your surgeon: The terminology is unclear here with respect to the status of disc at the cervical (assumed, but topic tag conflicting) region. Please see a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon to clarify whether the finding and the symptomatology would be addressable with a surgical approach. ...Read more
Would you do surgery if you had C3 to C7 bulgingdiscand with 9mm narrowing of the central canal with my doctor wants to fuse one not all.
C/S fusion : Findings on a cervical spine MRI alone may not be enough to determine if surgery is or is not needed. Rather, the combination of findings on mri, failure of conservative treatment, degree and progression of symptoms, as well as objective evidence of neurological compromise are used in determining if surgery is the best option. ...Read more
Herniated disks c5-c6 & c6-c7, surgery 10 yrs ago, 48 years old, was a good athlete - any suggestions on a workout/stretching plan? Thank you!
What does this mean? "we'll circumscribed 1.9lesion bright t1/t2 lesion in vertebral body s1 is a benign hemangioma. Do i need surgery? Should i worry
I have chiari and neurofibromatosis both type 1, with a neurofibroma around c7. My headaches are daily and pretty intense. Is surgery a good option?
If true chiari pain: Typical headache in chiari i patients is occipital pain with coughing, sneezing, lifting, etc.).Have to differentiate between primary headaches such as migraines or tension pain, and headaches due to this typical posterior fossa syndrome.“chiari” headaches may coexist with migraine headaches, complicating treatment.Frequent coexistence of musculoskeletal neck pain.Need good neurologist to sort out. ...Read more