... over the past year i have experienced moderate to severe pain on a daily basis. it occurs in my neck, shoulders, mid-back, lumbar region, i have weak aching legs, & weakness in my arms. i have tried all known conservative treatments to no avail.
unfortunately due to gastrits, any pain medication so far prescribed for me has given me severe stomach pain. i can take muscle... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I would have to concur that itching is not a typical symptom coming from a spinal issue of any kind, pinched nerve, stenosis, herniated disc, etc. However, nerve compression does affect a sensory nerve, and itching is part of the sensory system...so, I guess I wouldn't rule it out entirely.
Speaking in very general terms, this MRI, which is four... (1 replies)
... no osteophyte disc complex, central canal stenosis, or neural foraminal narrowing. ... (0 replies)
... The radiologist reading the MRI reports that at two levels there is disc osteophyte complex sufficiently severe that it is pushing into the spinal cord, taking away space that is needed by the nerves and fluid to function normally. ... (11 replies)
... osteophyte complex causing moderate central canal stenosis and frank indentation of the ventral surface of the cord. Bilateral exit foraminal stenosis, slightly worse to the right. ... (11 replies)
... There is a multilevel loss of t2 hyper intensity within the discs, compatible with disc degeneration. ... (2 replies)
... CLINICAL HISTORY: Frequent neck pain, bilateral upper extremity
radiculopathy and paraesthesias.
TECHNIQUE: MRI of the cervical spine performed 01/28/15.
FINDINGS: There are mild degenerative changes of the cervical spine,
with minimal diffuse central spinal canal narrowing likely the result
of congenitally short pedicles.
Most notably at C5-C6 there is mild broad... (0 replies)
... What is spine disc osteophyte complex (0 replies)
... what is asymmetrical disc/osteophyte complex (0 replies)
... a moderate sized posterior disc osteophyte complex is impinging upon and mildly deforms the cord. The neural foramina are widely patent. ... (7 replies)
... osteophyte complex. Right hemicord is compressed. Severe bilateral foraminal narrowing due to disc and uncoverlebral osteophyte. Exiting C6 nerve root is likely compressed bilaterally. ... (6 replies)
... My main concern is my neck and hands. I also have carpel tunnel syndrome and since I have been diagnosed with disc herniation. My whole life has turned around and has dragged me down into a dark hole. ... (8 replies)
... Small central disc osteophyte complex without spinal canal or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... there appears to be moderate bilateral neural forminal stenosis equivocal with posterior central disc osteophyte complex indenting the anterior thecal sac abutting the cord. ... (1 replies)
... T1, with narrowing of disc spaces, sclerosis of articular margins and facet joints. ... (17 replies)
... Due to a neck and shoulder pain I did an MRI. The result summary reads out as following
* Left posterio-lateral disc-osteophyte complex at c5-6 level is indenting the thecal sac, left exiting nerve root and mildly narrowing the left neural foramina
* Right posterio-lateral osteophyte at c4-5 level is indenting the thecal sac. No significant root indentation or foraminal... (2 replies)
... I know of nothing that can put a disc back into it's original position. ... (9 replies)
... with superimposed mild central to left paracentral disc herniation extending along the superior aspect of the C6 vertebral body. This produces posterior displacement of the cord without frank cord compression. ... (12 replies)
... Hi All,
Has anyone heard anything about Cervical Artificial Disc?
I think I'm looking at surgery in the fall (large disc-osteophyte complex at C4-5 with cord deformity) and my neurosugeon is a Principal Investigator on an IDE Trial with the CerviCore artificial cervical disk by Stryker Spine. When I spoke with him last year he said I may be a candidate.
I spoke with... (4 replies)
... Do you have a copy of the OR report?
I would hope that would provide the answers you are looking for.
And I will certainly post what I find. (16 replies)