hi everyone- I just learned I have a thoracic arachnoid cyst from T3-T8, with cord compression at T4. I’ve been in pain for years and symptoms are progressing pretty rapidly over the last year. I’m 36, female, I have rib pain with direct pressure, burning sensation and pressure in my mid-back, electric shock feeling spasms that jolt my torso, leg weakness on the fronts of my legs (quads and groin pain). Over the past several years (before Dx) I have consistently done massage, PT, Chiro, acupuncture, meditation, yoga, exercise to help manage pain and my sanity. I’ve become pretty depressed as I used to do Crossfit 3x a week, run and do any and all physical activity I could. I do take medications, but nothing is really helping. I would like to know what other no -surgical treatments others have found helpful and medications (preferably non-opioid). I have found that trunk rotation movements are causing more spasms. I hope to hear from you all!! I would also like to know if surgery has helped you. Mine is too large to remove the whole cyst, which is one of the many reasons I’m holding off on surgery. Thanks in advance!