... since symptoms and MRI match for this area. He may also look at the L2 area also since the stenosis is moderate to severe in that area. ... (13 replies)
... I am new here and just trying to understand results of my husbands MRI. Any help is appreciated.
Symptoms are severe lower back and leg pain, numbness and tingling of arms and hands. He has a history of heart problems and was thinking his pain in arms was another heart attack or something to do with that. He went to his vascular dr. and he did a doppler scan to seen if there... (4 replies)
... I'm 53 yr old male, have had back problems fore years. Latest MRI showed diffusely decreased T1 signal , but no one mentioned it to me I read it on my chart. I have bad lower back l4,l5,l3,l2 three bulging discs, degenerative disc, nerve canal narrowing bone spurs, etc. So about a year ago my leg pain got different with added bone pain in my thigh but now the front. I... (1 replies)
... the disc is protruding on the right side...which would explain having symptoms on the right side. ... (13 replies)
... Hello again, it has been 4 years since I last posted. In June 2012 I had Micro-D surgery for spinal stenosis at L 2-3-4. The surgery worked out well at that time. In the last several months I have had several symptoms come back to include problems with severe pain in my back, problems with walking, "pins and needle" feelings in my legs, weakness in my knees more so on the... (13 replies)
... I just met again with the neurosurgeon who recommended a three level laminectomy. He was unable to open the CD that had been downloaded. This time he said that the MRI doesn't match the right sided symptoms. He also said that for the most part, I had typical age related changes.
Here is the MRI report from 2 months ago
C2/c3 uncoventtebral hypertrophy with moderate to... (16 replies)
... L3 surgery and what were the symptoms that you were having? ... (9 replies)
... filled sacs that most often affect nerve roots at the lower end of the spine. Such cysts typically cause no symptoms and are found incidentally on MRIs done for other reasons. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the board.
The kyphosis won't correct itself. So in that sense the only way to truly address it is to have surgery. However, the kyphosis alone doesn't cause pain or other neurological symptoms. Only compression on nerves or the spinal cord will do that. It sounds like you have some back pain that is probably caused by nerve compression. If so, it is possible... (7 replies)
... its been 6 months...2 mri's..lumbar, thoracic...l2/l3 bulge l4/l5 mild bulge t/12 bulge...spine doctor thinks its not that bad and should not be causing me these problems..been to nuero....did nerve study...said nerves are weak but working, however muscles are not..dont really now all the details of that study....but here is what happens....this is not constant all the... (7 replies)
... encroaching on the left L2 nerve root within and dsital to the left intervertebral foramen". Does anyone else out there share this with me? ... (0 replies)
... Hi Don't,
You might be better off getting a second opinion. NOw I am certainly not a doctor and don't even work in the medical field; however, since I've had my sciatca, i've been doing alot of reading up on medical sites, etc. I had found something called a dermatome map, which shows all the spinal vertebrae & discs and their corresponding named numbers (L1, L2, L3, L4,... (20 replies)
... Hi and sorry you are experiencing trouble with the back. For me, it didn't matter which level in the Lumbar buldged or herniated, I had pain in the low back just below the waist and as things worsened, across the butt to the hip, then down the leg. With some it went to the knee and stopped and with others it went all the way to the foot. Just depends on how badly the nerve... (9 replies)
... without symptoms during that time. Meaning, no weakness in walking, no pain, absolutely back to baseline? ... (16 replies)
... t feels like I am curling my toes but only 2 will do so and the others just dont move just straight out but it feels like they are its really freaky.. other pain symptoms I have is spasms that radiate from the bottom of my spine to my neck and it gets back to wear I jerk.. ... (7 replies)
... is that my symptoms aren't consistently severe. ... (15 replies)
... and I now have cervical spine symptoms I never had before. Yet he still says to me that he expects the MRI will look the same as it did before. ... (15 replies)
... I could use some help in deciphering these results.
I am 48 yr old female, in relatively good shape. I have always been active and exercise on an elliptical 4 or more times per week. I started having "sciatica" type pain in September and went to a chiropractor who did xrays and started a treatment plan. I had some good relief until about December when things started up... (2 replies)
... On January 8, 2015 I had a Laminectomy of L2,L3,L4,L5. My symptoms were radiating pain from my buttocks down through my hamstring whenever I coughed, sneezed or standing for 40 minutes or more, no other symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, and welcome to the board. It is always helpful to look at MRI results in the context of symptoms so if you post your symptoms we're likely to be able to help further. ... (1 replies)