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January 25, 2022

Cervical Spinal Stenosis wasn’t in my vocabulary before July of 2021. Besides learning as much as I can about it I’m also experiencing it daily. Today is January 24, 2022 and I’m barely walking. I’m most comfortable walking with a walker. A year ago I was comfortable with a cane/walking stick. Three years ago I was walking without any aids. This last year my mobility has decline rapidly. I’m currently searching for a surgeon that believes a procedure could improve my condition.

This Cervical Spinal Stenosis page is focused on providing information about Cervical Spinal Stenosis, Cerebral Palsy and a little about my personal experience. I haven’t found a place that has collected and centralized the information that’s on the internet. I hope to continually add information as I find it so other individuals with Cerebral Palsy can use this website as a resource and/or a place to start.

The Surprise of Cervical Spinal Stenosis Blog Article

The article describes what I’ve been going through especially in the last year. My physical decline has accelerated to the point I’m barely walking and I’ve stopped driving.

Cervical Spinal Stenosis and Spastic Cerebral Palsy: A Call for Earlier Detection and Treatment (Article)

Proactive! You need to be proactive in life and especially an issue like Cervical Spinal Stenosis. If you’re in 40’s and 50’s please learn as much as can about Cervical Spinal Stenosis. Those of us in this age group are unfortunately in the beginning stage of knowing this could effect us. The other issue is primary care physician aren’t aware of this potential issue. Had I known about this 20 years ago I could have told my primary physician that my numbness may not be a carpal tunnel issue.

Cervical Spinal Stenosis and Spastic Cerebral Palsy: A Call for Earlier Detection and Treatment (Article)

Symptomatic cervical spinal stenosis in spastic cerebral palsy

Fact Sheet: Adults with Cerebral Palsy: Do you have spinal cord complications?

Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center Columbia University Medical Center

Symptoms of Cervical Stenosis with Myelopathy

The Truth About Ultrasonic Spine Surgery [2020 Review]

What is Cervical Stenosis? | Jeffrey Cantor, MD

Jeffrey Cantor, MD – Cantor Spine Institute | CantorSpine.com, Fort Lauderdale, FL

YouTube – What is Cervical Stenosis? | Jeffrey Cantor, MD

Spinal canal size: (In general)

  • Normal canal – 12 -14mm
  • Normal cord – 8-9mm
  • Stenosis = Canal size 10mm or less. Threshold. 
    • 8mm 

Types of treatment: 

  1. Laminectomy – 
  2. Post laminectomy kyphosis 
  3. Ultrasonic 

YouTube – Cervical Stenosis: Traditional Technology vs. Newer Ultrasonic Technology for Spine Surgery

Dropped Head Syndrome