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It has been a while since I have been on here. The last year and half have been like being tortured slowly. Sine being dx with EDS, they have also dx with POTS & Sympathoadrenal Imbalance. I have been having excruciating back neck pain. I have started to develop scoliosis in my cervical and thoracic spine. I finally talked my Dr. into ordering a C-spine MRI, but he put in the consult it was most likely pschyatric in nature. I would love to go see Dr. Driscoll, but I am still Active Duty Navy getting medically processed out and they will not let me take any leave. I am desperate! Anyways hoping that someone could take a look at this a give me something I can tell the DRs to make them take me seriously.
Here are one or two things they could consider:-
For more info on possibilities and explanation of mechanisms, see:-
I did my Grabb-Oaks measurement and depending on the image i’m getting between 11-14mm, which according to my research it should be less than 9mm. I also calculated my Clivo-axial angle at 136 degree’s. Now if I could just get a doctor to agree that I have CCI.
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