Review for Chiari Malformation

  • Age < 18
  • Male
  • 120 lbs
  • 5' 11"
  • Arizina
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Do you have syringomyelia Yes
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • Number of Surgeries 1
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? All the time
  • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
  • Doctor/Care Giver I have 7
  • headaches Daily
  • Neck pain All the time
  • difficulty swallowing Not at all
  • dizziness Several times a week
  • Numbness and tingling Sometimes
  • bladder and bowel dysfunction No

Treatment Ratings

    Not Improved
    Rest, Meditation, Wait and See,
    NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acupuncture, Surgery with dural opening

Have not returned to school since surgery 2.5 years ago. Have no quality of life and am in constant pain. No local neurosurgeon - He moved and no one else locally will see me. I'm also struggling with Lyme disease, POTS, and autoimmune encephalitis

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