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Similar Pains: Sometimes the facet joint nerves can connect with the occipital nerve causing both. Sometimes they are separate issues altogether. Generally speaking extending and rotating your neck with cause facet pain syndrome and pressing on the back of your head may cause occipital neuralgia. See a pain specialist to help you determine the difference between the two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a decompressive lamenectomy c3-c7 in 1996. Recently i've been diagnosed with post lamenectomy syndrome & cervical spinal stenosis. Lots of pain?
Is it normal not to bleed after curettage and whether it indicates some complications caused curettage as cervical stenosis or Asherman's syndrome?
Period : While some people may have bleeding spotting in the first few days after surgery it's not necessary to do so. Some bleeding would be perfectly normal but a lack of bleeding would be even better. What you're looking for this for a return of your normal menstrual cycle during the following month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Cervical Spondylosis. Pain Mgmt is helpful but they are running out of ideas. Muscle relaxants aren't working. other Tx?
Tough : Myofascial pain is tough to treat and is all about maintenance. Good manual physical therapy within myofascial release is key. Cervical spondylosis is common as we age. Hopefully your pain management provider has offered or done some diagnostic blocks to help identify your pain. Ablation therapies could possibly help. Opioids are not very effective for myofascial pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could straightening of the cervical lordosis and anterolesthesis be associated with ehlers-danlos syndrome?
No: Carapal tunnel refers to the "tunnel" through which the median nerve travels as it enters the hand at the wrist. This is a site of compression on the median nerve and is considered a focal entrapment neuropathy. Pinched nerves at the neck from bulging discs are a different location entirely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerves are pinched: Thoracic outlet is the result of the big nerves and blood vessels in the neck and chest being pinched by the muscles and bones at the top of the rib cage as they exit towards the arms. A cervical rib is just one cause of this problem. It can be treated with physical therapy or surgery. ...Read more
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