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Had back surgery, afterwards have pain, tingling in my arms? I know it's related, but they don't thi



  • I understand that with the pain coming down the arms it would be coming from the C-Spine. Have they done X-rays of the C-Spine? No MRI, I take it. I understand how the pain, tingling, waves of electricity-feeling down the arms can drive you nuts. Prior to surgery I had spinal chord impingement. After surgery after some initial recovery the pain down the arms got worse. My surgeon showed me that nerves in my shoulders were being pinched by inflammation. He adjusted my anti-inflammatory meds and it helped some. Maybe you could ask your surgeon if any of these could be impacting you.

    4 level ACDF C4-C7 5-2-11, laminectomy & discectomy L4-L5 1/26/12, ALIF L4-5, L5-S1 12/10/12.
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