It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Spinal Cord Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-31-2010, 06:02 PM   #1
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Garden Grove, CA USA
Posts: 82
mykinzie10 HB User
What exactly is Spinal Stenosis?

Hello everyone. Here I go again with yet another question tonight. I think I am overly-anxious because of my morning Spinal Injection. Spinal Stenosis showed up on my MRI, and I'm having a hard time understanding exactly what it is. I decided, just right now, to get better informed of what exactly is going on in my spine thats causing most of my sever back pain. The "unknown" is usually always a way worse thing for me because of the imagination I have. lol. Once again, thank you everyone here for being a new and wonderful part of my life today! Mykinzie aka Marla.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-31-2010, 06:47 PM   #2
Junior Member
(female)
 
bonniebell444's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 32
bonniebell444 HB User
Re: What exactly is Spinal Stenosis?

hi mykinzie, I have stenosis as well. Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal. Mine is congentital I was told, i was just born with it and with age it got worse. Have had it since the 90's. How was the injection? I have never had one before.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 02-02-2010, 11:30 PM   #3
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Garden Grove, CA USA
Posts: 82
mykinzie10 HB User
Re: What exactly is Spinal Stenosis?

Hi bonniebell. Thank u so much for ur answer n support. I'm so sorry for what uve suffered thru with ur spinal stenosis. I have had this same pain for years but just had my first MRI ever last month. Have u ever had any kind of surgery at all for this?? What meds r u on that help? I'm taking Fentynal patch 25 mcg and percocet for btp. Thank u for relating. That helps a lot to know I'm not alone! Marla

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
What does this MRI report mean? maryp75 Back Problems 0 08-17-2009 04:00 PM
what happends if you lost spinal fluid by jumping during a spinal tap. My mri shows lronco1 Spinal Cord Disorders 8 10-27-2007 10:41 PM
What is the difference between... reynfem Spinal Cord Disorders 4 06-10-2006 02:15 PM
What does all of this mean? mws95 Back Problems 0 02-13-2006 09:33 PM
MRI RESULT ?? WHAT's IT MEAN? N2muchpain Back Problems 4 09-02-2005 10:03 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:32 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!