... Could someone PLEASE interpret These findings into more layman-like terms.
This is very important because I need to be able to make an informed decision on whether or not to have surgery to correct the issues shown in the MRI's.
thank you to anyone who can help.
**This is the first MRI Report:**
MRI Spine Cervical WO: 7/5/2016 10:06 PM (3 replies)
... S1 annular tear. No nerve root impingement seen. ... (9 replies)
... A midline annular tear refers to a tear in the disc capsule which surrounds the disc that cushions the spine between two vertebrae. ... (9 replies)
... Im new to the board and discovered this amazing site while researching my diagnosis.. Which is a T2 hyperintense anterior midline annular tear. Never having had any issues with my back prior to this, I am amazed at how much pain I am in. ... (9 replies)
... At what level is the annular tear? ... (9 replies)
... minimal, mild, moderate and severe. But sometimes things like annular tears can be very painful even though they don't look bad on the MRI. ... (9 replies)
... L3-4 disc problems can send pain to the groin area, but usually don't affect weight bearing. Is there any chance your injury could have caused a fracture in hip joint or a labral tear (cartilage in hip joint). You haven't described your injury, but there could be more going on than the back problem causing the groin pain. (9 replies)
... There is diffuse disc desiccation. There is a small central and paracentral disc protrusion with a small midline annular tear. There is mild effacement of the anterior thecal sac. No neural encroachment is seen. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for your replies. The only "injury" that I sustained in that area is when I went to an urgent care clinic when I had sciatic type pain. The Dr. Measured my legs and noted the right was 1/2" shorter than the left.... And he gave a good tug on the leg to bring it back even with my other leg, he said my pelvis was twisted (or something like that) And I do remember a pop,... (9 replies)
... Since my last post I have been experienceing groin pain so badly that I can't weight bear on my right leg... I am really struggling right now, has this ever happened to anyone else? I'm amazed at how this injury is effecting my whole body. I would greatly appreciate any advise or info regarding this.
Thanks (9 replies)
... On a new note, I woke up this morning unable to walk or put pressure on my right leg, one of the most intense pains I've ever experienced. Good thing I know how to get around on crutches..they prescribed me muscle relaxers but I haven't taken them yet.. Would they help? Any insight, hope, advice? (9 replies)
... Hey sweety welcome!! I really have no clue about your injury. But I do know about pain!! It's as if the emotional side affects the physical affects go hand in hand. The physical affects the emotional , and the emotional affect the physical. Keep your head up Hun!! I am new to back issues as well but like you am no where new to injurys. ( bad ankle). I'm on this new learning... (9 replies)
... nd out after my first MRI that I had some mild DDD going on prior to my accident. I was never aware of this beforehand...didn't have pains.. It also revealed a midline herniation. You could see it indenting on the thecal sac, but it wasn't really pressing any nerves. ... (3 replies)
... tear posteriorly in the midline and loss of overall disc intensity. ... (4 replies)
... Arthrogram and it showed that i have a full thickness tear of the long head of the biceps tendon with tendon retraction. ... (0 replies)
... Hi mags,
According to the radiologist the disc bulge at L5-S1 in your very low back has an annular tear which can be painful in & of itself but disc material is not pressing on your spinal cord but is on both sides directly touching the S1 nerve root which could be causing nerve root compression or just irritation because it is just touching the nerve & the radiologist... (7 replies)
... t arthropathy contributing to mild foraminal stenosis. The disk is desiccated with mild Modic changes on both sides of the interspace related to stress response. Annular tear effacing the thecal sac. ... (14 replies)
... Some mild annular bulge is seen and there is left sided uncovertebral spurring which mildly narrows the medial aspect of the left foramen. ... (3 replies)
... There is mild facet and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. There is a mild broad based disc bulge with posterior annular fissuring. There is mild right neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... There is a very mild broad based posterior annular bulge. ... (11 replies)