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08 Apr 2003

Neck - spina bifida detected 10 years ago. Congenital. No problem until now at 50 years.
Continued pain during day in front of computer and doing admin. Undergoing physiotherapy that is hel. Phisio helping. Doing exercises and trying to correct incorrect posture. Xrays snows very slight curvature in neck and upper spine. Comments from X-rays:


- Alignment N. ? Congenital
- Fusion C6, C7 - ? Tipe block vertebra.
- Zeraminae??? (unreadable) open.
- 0 Masaers??? *unreadable) N.
- ? Unfused spinas process, C7 - / congenitral.
T/S Marginal ..... opryks?? upper T/S Discs Sp's NO.


Question: Right hand going numb when too much writing is done. Continuous sitting in front of computer aggrivating neck - neck and shoulder spasms. Back pain. Physio started 3 sessions helping so far. What is prognosis for years continuing to work with this neck. (worked 34 years - admin/computer) Finding it difficult to get through day. Using celebrex and lenadols and myproflam. Head and neckache. (At 1 Mil).
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01 Jan 0001

Petro, the symptoms aren’t necessarily due to the congenital spina bifida. Working at 1 Mil gives you access to excellent specialist care and the best would be to see a neurosurgeon. He will be able to tell you whether it is due to the spina bifida and what can be done about it. Good luck.
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