Hi everyone my name is Ronnie and I have been diagnosed with Cervical Neck Disease. As verified by an MRI I have Herniation in C-3-c4 mild central disc narrowing, C-4-5 broad based disc bulge mild central canal stenosis no sig neuroframinal stenosis, C5-6posterior disc bulge no stenosis, C 6-7, focal moderate cenctral canal stenosis due to posterior osteopyte formation also mild neuroframinal stenosis (sorry about the spellings hard to type Ill tell you why else here soon..Ha) also a perineural cyst in T-1-T2 small left perineural cyst..Im really scared and on top of this I have just been diagnosed with Severe Carpal Tunnel confirmed with an EMG and nerve conduction test...Im so scrared Ive always been very healthy and still work out eventhough Im in severe pain which gets worse always...I cant take pain medications they make me very very dizzy and I can barely go to worc but I do because I have to in pain and I am a therapist so no time to sit and relax...
Please anyone who could give me some words of encouragement or support. Im very scared because after I had the nerve conduction test I feel worse.. Why my pain is very bad and Im numb is this test dangerous I havnt felt right since this all happend to me and Ive had symptoms for over 2 years now...Im so scared I wont be able to work as im loosing alot of function in my upper extremities..and get numb now even in my face and head..The otho doc knows this and he recommended today I get surgery on my hands yes I have bilateral Capal Tunnel and then surgery on my neck...
Any advise would be great..
Thank you so so much
PS Here are my symptoms:
Pain in elbow
Pain and muscle spasms in tumbs
numbness in face
blurry vision at times which seams to happen with pain at times
headaches especially in occipital area of head
Eye pain and stabing eye pain
unable to write well and hold a pen long
unable to type long
unable to hold ojects long
pain in shoulders
sometimes grinding feeling in neck and stabling pain
If my head is pushed down, my whole face gets knub very scarey found this out while playin a game outside
Im very frightend