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Could fibromyalgia be cured or alleviated by treatment for spinal myelopathy?

Could fibromyalgia be cured or alleviated by treatment for spinal myelopathy?

Fibromyalgia: No, spinal myelopathy is a separate disorder. Sometimes, people are labeled fibromyalgia mistakenly, and therefore, improve when the real problem is discovered. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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I am suffering from Non Compressive Myelopathy what is treatment for this please I suffering this from 15 month and this disease progress day to day?

I am suffering from Non Compressive Myelopathy what is treatment for this please 
I suffering this from 15 month and this disease progress day to day?

Do you know cause?: MS / Infection / vascular / neoplastic / inflammatory / nutritional (B12) ? Spinal fluid results ? Symptomatic treatment depends on symptoms (spasticity, bladder problems pain etc. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any surgical treatment for spasticity due to cervical myelopathy ?

There are surgical: Options, such as tendon transfers. There are physicians at tgh that i know can do this. However, this will not correct the myelopathy, it will only ease the pain from the spasticity. It may not improve function as well. Have you tried Botox injections? They are very useful with spasticity of you have not tried yet. ...Read more

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Which hospital is good for the treatment of cervical myelopathy in india ? Am I safe to travel back home afterward?

Which hospital is good for the treatment of cervical myelopathy in india ? Am I safe to travel back home afterward?

Review Carefully: Medical care obtained abroad can be risky. Check out this from the cdc before making your decision: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/medicaltourism/. ...Read more

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What does "spinal cord signal is normal with no evidence of myelopathy", mean?

Normal image: The spinal cord looks normal on imaging with nothing to suggest pathology of the spinal cord (inflammatory, traumatic, vascular, etc.) as a cause for any neurological deficit. ...Read more

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I have cervical myelopathy. Should I have a spinal fusion, laminectomy or adjustment?

I have cervical myelopathy. Should I have a spinal fusion, laminectomy or adjustment?

No adjustment!: Myelopathy means you have symptoms due to pressure on the spinal cord in the neck. Adjustments are absolutely out of the question. A decompression or fusion is the most appropriate treatment to stop progression of symptoms. However, the kind of procedure is dependent on the reason you have myelopathy. You need to see a spine surgeon in order to fully evaluate your problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Myelopathy (Definition)

Myelopathy is a general term describing the presence of disease in the spinal cord. There is a large range of causes such as viral infections and trauma. Movement and sensation may ...Read more


Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Spinal Cord Disease (Definition)

Spinal cord disease is a condition where the nerves of the spinal cord are injured or infected. This affects their function and causes ...Read more