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Spinal cord injury
not sure where to start, i was misdiagnosed with frozen shoulder when it fact i had an almost severed spinal cord at C5/6 in my neck, was kept waiting almost 2 yrs being made to feel i was mad for suggesting it was something serious when i started to go numb, long story short.... someone had an oh **** moment and a week after my mri results i was given ACDF and fusion with a brantigan cage, thing is, i had two bleeds into my spinal cord during the operation (myelomalacia) and i still have chronic myelopathy ,my spinal cord now looks like a string of beads rather than a long strand, there are words like, progressive and chronic and stenosis littered throughout the report of my 1 yr post op mri. i can now barely walk, cannot hold a pen to write, cutlery is a challenge, i choke on food or even my own spit, brain fog is a daily battle any info or suggestions of what ill need to cope ( i live alone ) as the years march on ( i am at present 62) any suggestions gratefully accepted, thank you