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What to ask your doctor about spinal cord compression

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  • Am I at risk of getting spinal cord compression?
  • What symptoms should I look out for?
  • Who should I contact if I think I have symptoms?
  • What treatment can I have?
  • Is there a choice of treatment?
  • Why are you recommending that treatment?
  • What will the treatment involve?
  • What are the side effects?
  • How long will the side effects last?
  • What are the benefits and risks of the treatment?
  • What will happen if I don’t have treatment?
  • Who can support me when I go home?
  • Where can I get equipment that I need?
  • If I need changes to my home, can I get money for that?
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Updated: 24 November 2014