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My spine is completely straight

I found out that my spine is completely straight from a series of muscle spasms I have had since I was in 5th grade. I graduated this past year and have had chronic back pain since 5th grade. I am now on muscle relaxers, anti inflammatories, and will be starting physical therapy. I am wondering, does my spine being completely straight affect my ability to have children in the future? I am afraid that I will now not be able to. Please help.

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Help- Completely straight neck and spine? Skull tilting? Only ...


Help- Completely straight neck and spine? Skull tilting? ... And again, my spine and neck is completely straight, it's not just a curve or two that has straightened.
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My Back Does Not Curve! My Spine Is Completely Straight ...


Aug 08, 2005 · My Back Does Not Curve! My Spine Is Completely Straight! . I am incapable of creating a c-curve with my back. As a dancer, it is absolutely essential that ...
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The thoracic spine can also be completely straight, ... How long will it take for my back to become straight without surgery? wikiHow Contributor
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A straight spine is a typical finding on MRI reports, ... I used to blame these issues on my upbringing and having it drilled into my head to stand up straight.
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Straight Neck - Cure-Back-Pain.Org


A straight neck is a layman’s term for a ... of neck pain and upper back pain conditions. Straight Neck ... change which is completely ...
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Spine being completely straight at the top. When i breathe deep my lungs make a wheezing noise? Why do my lungs make a funny sound when i exhale?
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Listen To Your Spine - my spine is nearly straight


Listen To Your Spine. safe, natural, ... I am now 46 and my lower spine is completely straight. My upper spine is now only 1″ inch off center. Jini Patel Thompson .
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My spine is completely straight

Hi there! Straightening of the spine does not directly affect the ability to bear children, though if associated with pelvic deformities as well, it may reduce the chances of a normal child birth. Hope this information is helpful. Take care!
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problems after spinal surgery! Scared confused and in pain, can anyone help?

CHANGE YOUR DOCTOR!  Demand that you want a NEUROPATHIC doctor!  That is BS about taking you off pain meds.  There is Tramadol 50mg I took them for 7 years (non addictive BTW) the other name for them is Ultram and those are higher dosages usually like 100msg +.  If you don't want your doctor to refer you, go to the yellow pages and look under Neuropathy/neuorpathic then check their ratings online (stars).Eveningsun
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Please Help...anyone have migraines w/neck problems?

YES YES and YES!!!! I have had 2 cervical fusions that have not taken because I have bad bones. I have DDD, spinal stenosis, spondylosis and bone spurs pushing on my spinal cord. I have major pain in my neck, shoulder, arms and hands DAILY! INot to mention the headaches that I have daily that get stronger as the day progress or the more I move around. I lost my medical insurance so the doctor can't do repairs just yet. I am waiting for perm disability to come through. However, in my waiting it seems I am always looking for information on my condition. I ran across a website: painmanagementrounds.org. Here I found an interesting article on a specific headache "Occipital Neuralgia". The greater occipital nerve passes through the cervical spine at c1-4 and any changes including spondylosis, arthritis of the upper cervical facet joints can cause this type of head ache. Symptoms included aching, burning, and throbbing pain that can be on one or both sides of head and can have continuous/intermittent, shocking, shooting pain. Pain usually is over the neck, temple, and frontal regions. Ocassionally, neck movement extension/rotation may trigger this pain. ETC..... There are many medications for treatment, or surgery is suggested if there is structural changes in the neck. Soooo.... go to the website, read-up and see if this is anything that comes close to your headaches. For me, this is right on target. I hope I have helped... Good luck with your surgery!
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bent over from back pain

Hi! I am sorry to hear about your mother-in-law’s medical condition.  Since she is bent side ways, possibility of rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis are pretty high. The other possibility is degenerative spine disease. In rheumatoid arthritis, often the rheumatoid factor is negative. Hope this helps. Take care! The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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Uncontrollable Violent Leg and Back Spasms W/Disc Bulges at L4-5, L5-S1, T11-12

New Event: I haven't been laying on my side because the pain made it uncomfortable. But I tried the other night & when I tried to relax the part of my back with the most tension, I fealt like I got shocked. My lower body jerked violently for about 10 seconds. If anyone has any clues of has seen anything like this please help... So far no doctors say they've seen this before...
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severe problems after lumbar spine fusion

Wow, you have been through a lot but the outcome sounds positive (it could be worse). I too have many problems with my back arising from 5burst fractures and a compression fracture, and...well, you get the idea. I find that one of the big issues which I always have t overcome [and sometimes I can't] is the fear of that terrible pain coming back; it is always in my head and it is very easy to become consumed by it. I take 60mg of Opiates for the bone pain per day but what has changed my whole outlook in the last two weeks is a drug called gabapentin which blocks nerve pain signals to the brain. I was very pessimistic about this drug when it was first prescribed to me for I had tried many other prescriptions which did squat or made things worse for me; it was a godsend and has changed my life dramatically. I have been unable to work for a couple of years now but I have now begun the hunt. I know that I can no longer do the physical type of work which I love (army,logger,heavy duty mechanic are my past careers) so I am hunting for a job where I will be on my butt for most of the day. I have a very good chair with loads of support and this is something which you should get. When you are looking for a job there is no reason that you have to tell the employer that you have all of these problems; just let them know that you had some back surgery and you are ready to get back to life because if we, you, dwell on what could happen and not what is actually happening the rest of your life is going to be pretty dissapointing. I know that when my legs are numb to the point where I cannot feel it when I pinch them with my fingers I used to be terrified, but now I have made myself look at the positive side of it and enjoy the numbness instead of the pain which could be there. Your question with the artificial discs is an important one but you have to realise that they can only be used once and I am told that they do not even last a decade. As a 26 year old I would wait for as long as possible (I have the same choices coming up) before doing this operation. Also, with all of the funding going into spinal injuries there seems to be new technology every couple of years so stay positive that something wonderful may just be around the corner. Stay positive Dadyio, educate yourself on diet (for this is very important for healthy discs) and drink a lot of milk to keep your bones strong. OK, the last one is my belief and I don't know if it is true but I consume as much dairy as I can 'cause I am very worried about osteoporosis when I'm older. Try the gabapentin and hopefully it will help you as it has helped me...and if you have terrible moments of pain during the day (which I do) get your doctor to prescribe some Percocet or other Opiate because it is proven, without doubt, that a person using an Opiate for pain does not become addicted but his/her life is improved incredibly. It works for me! Good luck (man, that was a long post)
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straighting of spine dur to spasm

Hi there, Have you had an MRI scan? and why did you have a spasm? It sounds like you have some impingment on your sciatic nerve which is the largest nerve in the body and serves the muscles down the leg to the heel and eventually the toes. The sciatic nerve is usually trapped by a prolapsed disc in your lower spine and would give you low back pain too. An MRI scan will be able to identify this. There are other reason's why the nerve could be trapped but again a scan will show al,l except piriformis syndrome. The piriformis muscle is in the buttock however and would not give you back pain but is a pain in the bum. Hope you get help soon Helen
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Before and after. I have a beautiful, straight, new spine!

Hi there! The spine normally has a slight curvature to support the body weight and for adequate functioning. It may take some time to adjust to the new balance and improve the muscle strength. This would gradually improve with time and adequate physiotherapy. Wish you a speedy recovery! Take care!
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