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... I hated the cervical injections. The needle bugged me. ... (1 replies)
... I had my facet joint steroid injections two weeks ago. These were horrific compared to the Epidural steroid injections. The facet injections hurt quite a bit and I really didn't get any relief from them. Although I didn't get any bad side effects from them. ... (1 replies)
... in the past year. The second surgery which was for only one fusion didn't help the problems it was supposed to help. I have had two epidural steroid injections and am scheduled for a third as well as a cervical facet injection. The first epidural I had, directly into the neck, caused so much pain I almost passed out. ... (7 replies)

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... Welcome to the board. As you know, you have issues with a number of segments of the cervical spine...what is sometimes called degenerative disc disease. ... (3 replies)
... ord, you should be able to treat your issues with conservative measures like physical therapy, oral medications for pain and inflammation and perhaps a series of epidural steroid injections for the same purposes. ... (2 replies)
... in non medical terms, the disc located between the cervical 3 and 4 vertebra is protruding which results in it pushing into the adjoining foramen. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board from "across the pond"... You have a few things going on: "disk-osteophyte bar complex..." - Arthritic bone spurs are pushing back into the space for the spinal cord and possibly touching it. This sounds bad, but may or may not be causing you problems. The bone spurs are unlikely to get better but you can stabilize your spine through exercise and... (4 replies)
... I have tried Pt. and yes it was measured weakness in my left hand. I have tried 2 rounds of oral steroids and 2 Epidural Steroid injections now. After the second steroid injections I was in horrible pain, the steroids just did not help me. So no more oral or injections for me. ... (13 replies)
... this is dependent upon the type of problem as well as type of pain. For example, I read a statement paper today from North American Spine Society that said that epidural steroid injections work well if you are having arm pain but not so well for neck pain. ... (23 replies)
... That MRI report is actually reasonably good. But it is old and he might need a new one, MRIs can also miss things. Based on it, Your Dr. will probably assume just soft tissue strain and weakness in the neck. I'd expect several weeks of Physical Therapy to be suggested to learn at home targeted exercises and various good posture habits for sitting and sleeping. Ice, heat and... (10 replies)
Cervical MRI help
Mar 17, 2012
... ative disorders". The neurologist also found hyperreflexia, two beats of clonus bilaterally, and strength testing slightly below normal. He ordered a MRI of my cervical spine which showed the following on a T1 and T2 weighted sequence in saagittal and transverse planes. ... (10 replies)
... I had a nurse call my results saying "looks like just some arthritis." Then was referred to a pain doc for epidural steroid injections. ... (4 replies)
... You may want to see a good Pain Management physician. If after seeing the NS he recommends epidural steroid injections he may refer you to a PM physician. Have you called your doc to ask for 3 weeks worth of pain medications? ... (9 replies)
... ations. There are also non narcotic medications that can help with nerve symptoms such as Lyrica and Neurontin. And, there is the option of treatments such as epidural steroid injections. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Kathy, Sorry you are in pain. Can you please type your mri report? There are people here that can help you if you type word for word. A few things I have tried: Acupuncture, massage, epidural steroid injections, physical therapy (there are many, many kinds), after 3+ years a pain psychologist (really helped me). How would you rate your pain? 10 is unbearable... (9 replies)
... Questions: 1) Whats the difference between nerve block versus epidural steroid injections- is one better than other for cervical issues 2) Besides PT/Medications, what are some of the alternatives that can be done at home and/or at therapy office for severe cervical and/or back pains- Things such as traction unit, sequential stimulator- are there others for massage or... (28 replies)
... Thanks NoChange. I had a serious head injury (Plane went down, I flew up, hit my head to celings, violently thrown off and knocked down -Unconscious. Attendent was paralyzed). I felt like "drunk" for several months. Head improved but Severe cervical, upper back, shoulders, arms etc. took over. This was more than 2 years ago. Recent cervical MRI showing several... (28 replies)
... The most important thing, in my view, is the symptoms you have and how debilitating they are. Disc problems are very common and if you took 100 people without any symptoms and gave them an MRI - at least a few would end up finding out they had disc bulges or foraminal narrowing they knew nothing about. They'd be the lucky ones who did not have the nerves or cord being... (28 replies)
... I had a serious head injury (Plane dropped several thousand feet and I flew up hitting my head to celings and was knocked down) two years ago. My previous cervical MRI showed disc bulging at C3/C4, C4/C5, and C5/C6. My recent MRIs (April 2009) indicate: Cervical: -Reversal of normal lordosis. -Small Hemangioma in T1 Vertebra - Mild Spondylosis in multiple levels in... (0 replies)

Associated Tags: cervical, cervical degeneration, cervical disks neck, cervical fusion, cervical spinal cord compression, cervical stenosis, disc bulge, foraminal narrowing, mri report interpretation, neck pain, stenosis, surgery

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