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Review for Chiari Malformation

  • Age 18-34
  • Female
  • 150 lbs
  • 5' 4"
  • Peoria, Arizona
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Do you have syringomyelia No
  • 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 Raj M Singh and Harold Rekate
  • headaches Daily
  • Neck pain All the time
  • difficulty swallowing All the time
  • dizziness Multiple times per day
  • Numbness and tingling All the time
  • bladder and bowel dysfunction Yes

Treatment Ratings

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

I also have hEDS, craniocervical instability, Narcolepsy, POTS, and other conditions. I advocate strongly for hEDS and Chiari 1 connection, since my original NS didn't look into it I now am worse and need to get fusion in my neck. Find out more on Facebook and YouTube, The Lipkin Life.

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