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



Spinal Cord Disorders Message Board

  • syringomyelia questions

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 01-03-2010, 07:38 AM   #1
    irishred317
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Nov 2009
    Location: Walbridge, OH, USA
    Posts: 4
    irishred317 HB User
    syringomyelia questions

    I have cerebellar ectopia and syringomyelia. In additon, my cervical MRI without contrast showed loss of lordosis, cervical disc degeneration, 2 bulging discs, narrowing of the neural foramina, and cervical stenosis. I've read that cervical DDD is common with syringomyelia, I was wondering if anyone knew if the loss of lordosis is also common? I thought maybe the pressure the syrinx puts on the spinal cord could maybe cause it to lose its curve and even possibly cause the discs to bulge? I tried to look this up but when I type in loss of lordosis all I get is tons of sites about scoliosis. I'm calling tomorrow to schedule an appt with a neurosurgeon as my neurologist has suggested I see one. I'm happy to do that because after my information hunt I don't think my neurologist is very knowledgable about syringomyelia. He told me I should have physical therapy for the cervical DDD, all the syringomyelia sites that I've found insist that PT can be dangerous. Any info anyone has regarding these conditions would be very appreciated. It's so confusing, all the doctors seem to argue about the cerebellar ectopia especially!

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    AGUS/AGC pap results - questions about ECC & endometrial biopsy angel4747 Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 38 04-11-2012 11:21 AM
    syringomyelia kathryndrew59 Back Problems 5 03-19-2010 06:16 PM
    syringomyelia and head trauma lydia72 Spinal Cord Disorders 2 08-04-2009 05:44 PM
    Possible Arnold Chiari Malformation1/Syringomyelia kmesoo1 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 3 04-18-2008 07:10 PM
    test for syringomyelia ventcrew Spinal Cord Disorders 1 04-17-2006 09:33 PM
    Syringomyelia due to injury? Shadowrider Spinal Cord Disorders 4 01-02-2006 02:22 PM
    chiari/syringomyelia jellebeans Brain & Nervous System Disorders 4 11-18-2005 04:51 PM
    A.C.M. 1 and Syringomyelia. trishaitch Spinal Cord Disorders 1 08-03-2005 07:39 PM
    Syringomyelia cbjordan Spinal Cord Disorders 1 07-22-2003 05:42 AM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    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 07:21 PM.





    2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!