Hi all! I'm new here and have been reading some posts. Amazing info and resources here, I had to sign up. I've been suffering in silence too long. I hope this post is in the right place. I was in a car accident in 2004. I broke my neck in 3 places.(one of many injuries, but by far my worst). My first surgery the surgeon fused c2-c3. I was in a halo for about two months. After the halo came off my hands went numb within a day or two. He had me come in and scheduled fusion for my c3-c4. I have lived with chronic pain since this happened, I was told my injuries were so severe I would never be pain free. Recent MRI shows the area below my fusion is deteriorating, which is to be expected I've heard. Also I have a herniation at c6/c7. My neck pain seems to be getting worse as well. I have suffered from headaches and migraines for years. The last month they have become increasingly severe. I've always thought my neck injury caused my migraines. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? My PM doctor prescribed me migraine meds today, I'm hoping they will help. I'm trying to decide if I should see another doctor for these headaches, and if anyone has any ideas what doctor would be best. I was thinking a neurologist that specializes in migraines and neck injury. I'm hoping someone has been through this, and has advice on whether this will be the normal, or if it can get better with surgery or anything else. Thanks for any advice, as one migraine was particularly scary. Welcome to Spine-Health
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