Review for Chiari Malformation

  • Age 18-34
  • Female
  • 118 lbs
  • 5' 2"
  • Celebration, Florida
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Do you have syringomyelia Yes
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Number of Surgeries 3
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Somewhat
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Somewhat
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
  • Doctor/Care Giver Dr.Kelly Foote
  • headaches Daily
  • Neck pain Often
  • difficulty swallowing Sometimes
  • dizziness Several times a week
  • Numbness and tingling Sometimes
  • bladder and bowel dysfunction Yes

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Supplements, Opioids
    Not Improved
    Wait and See

Pain is worse with changes in weather, how much sleep I get, stress levels and mood. Surgery has helped significantly but I still have headaches everyday. Sometimes I can't do much but some days, I'm perfectly fine.

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