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    Yesterday, 04:02 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    This guy in Vancouver, Dr. Michael Boyd seems to have experience with syringomyelia. I will try to get referred to him.
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    Yesterday, 12:05 AM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Thank you KLD. I am on a very limited disability pension and strongly doubt the Canadian social health system would fund me going anywhere other than...
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    03-21-2017, 11:38 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
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    03-21-2017, 11:37 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    I saw neurosurgeon Dr Ian Fleetwood last week. He has only done one surgery on a syrinx. That did not give me much confidence in him. He said he...
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    03-14-2017, 11:43 PM
    Thanks Jim. I know there are a lot of unforeseen factors that make it hard to say but is there any rough timeline on those trials starting?
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    03-12-2017, 04:01 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread ChinaSCINet Update in Cure
    i think i found the answer reading through http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?139662-ChinaSCINet-Update/page101 "The exercise is...
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    03-12-2017, 03:43 PM
    It doesn't seem like it but has the US pHASE 3 trials happened?
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    03-11-2017, 10:01 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread ChinaSCINet Update in Cure
    I see, that makes sense. So what does the 6 hours of exercise per day entail? btw you seem very knowledgeable on these trials. What connection do...
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    03-11-2017, 05:43 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread ChinaSCINet Update in Cure
    This may be a stupid question but i'll ask anyways. What i have read of these results has been mainly of bladder function improvement and walking...
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    03-11-2017, 03:51 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Ty for your reply, PBR. So from your understanding a 1.3 cm cyst is too small to operate on? What do you mean by management of the condition? The...
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    03-11-2017, 03:47 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    I hope so too Chesbay, ty.
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    03-11-2017, 03:46 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Thanks for your input annev. A few q's for you: i looked on your about me page but couldnt find any info... do you have an sci? if so what level? how...
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    03-10-2017, 10:11 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    I have an appointment to see a neurosurgeon on Tuesday. Dr Ian Fleetwood.
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    03-10-2017, 08:49 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    I got my MRI Results today, any input would be appretiated.... MRI Spine Thoracic w/o contrast C6 ASIA-A SCI 2007 Technique: Pre and...
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    03-06-2017, 08:56 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread suicide in Life
    i agree. a few reasons i havent tried ending myself are the hurting family/friends, fear of the "other side" being worse than this and fear of...
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    03-06-2017, 08:12 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread suicide in Life
    I agree somewhat Denied. Some people seem to adapt really well and live fulfilled lives. I was doing ok for 7ish years and even last spring i was...
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    03-06-2017, 08:04 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    i really hope youre right Jim. They said they were having trouble getting the best images cuz of the plates/screws in my neck... i hope to god my...
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    03-06-2017, 07:54 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread suicide in Life
    Rusty, i have been injured c6/7 complete since 07. So not new to sci but these recurring suicidal thoughts are relatively new. i was in bed for 4...
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    03-06-2017, 03:16 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread suicide in Life
    i have been having suicidal thoughts for a few months now. This is hard admitting it to anyone. i have been having rapid muscle strength loss in my...
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    03-06-2017, 02:57 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    My left pec and shoulder are very weak too. My transfers are more like slides than lifts now. Im not sure but my right side seems to be weakening...
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    03-03-2017, 05:14 PM
    do you do digital stim? if not maybe try when you think youre done to release any final mucus. or maybe try with no sup and just digital stim.
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    03-03-2017, 04:33 PM
    i have this on occasion. i use dulcolax sups and find if i lie too long after getting the sup before getting up on the commode i get the same mucus...
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    03-03-2017, 04:24 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    So i saw my SCI doc yesterday and he referred me to get an MRI which i will be getting on monday March 6th. He compared my muscle strength to my...
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    02-25-2017, 06:24 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Thanks SCInurse. I have not felt any pain from this other than my left shoulder and neck muscles seem tighter and more sore than normal. I could...
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    02-22-2017, 08:13 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Also ChesBay, did you have any function loss during this time or just pain?
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    02-22-2017, 04:40 PM
    greenseed replied to a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Thanks for the reply ChesBay. I dont seem to have much pain due to this other than my neck muscles on the left being a bit tighter/sore. Did you see...
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    02-22-2017, 04:24 PM
    greenseed started a thread Possible pinched nerve in Care
    Hi all, first post ever. I have read the site on and of for a few years. My issue i am hoping to get some feedback on is this: I had a c6-c7...
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july 31 2007 c6-7
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bc canada
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From the kootenays in bc canada. Injured in 2007 in a diving accident. c6-c7 complete. i mostly use a power chair as i cannot afford a vehicle.
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