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Doctor says I'm fine...

Needing some support right now..

I went to see a spine surgeon on Monday after an MRI revealed that I have moderate spinal stenosis from my c4/4-c6/7

I have diminished spinal fluid in these areas as well as a slightly bulged disc. They Dr told me that this is not the source of my pain. My headaches and neck pain are relentless... we have tried muscle relaxers and anti inflammatory meds originally thinking it was muscular... Gabapentin has helped with the headaches a lot which my GP has interpreted as nerve pain..

Not sure what I should do next.

This is all from falling off at a horse show and landing on my head.

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Bread may feed my body, but my horse feeds my soul
Ally ~n~ King
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  • If you feel that there is something else going on , you do have the option of consulting with other surgeons.
    It may be that the headaches are not related to your neck but rather to your head, since you said you feel off your horse and hit it.
    If the second surgeon agrees with the first, it may be time to consult with a neurologist who deals with chronic headaches and pain.
  • RangerRRanger on da rangePosts: 805
    edited 07/20/2014 - 4:00 PM
    I echo what sandi just posted above and between the both of us we have a lot of experience with cervical spine issues just as so many others on this site. Get another opinion or two from qualified surgeons then make your decision based on your findings. And consulting with a neurologist would be a wise decision also.
    Good luck and don't stop searching until you are totally satisfied with your findings.
    Ranger
  • Thank you. I have had a head CT and Head MRI and both were clean. I am going to see a neurologist in august. There is something going on for sure, I can't leave the house without a stash of T3's but they are starting to not really work anymore.
    Bread may feed my body, but my horse feeds my soul
    Ally ~n~ King
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