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... I have had three lumbar spine surgeries but have not had cervical spine surgery. The radiology report doesn't provide enough information to suggest what treatment you might need. ... (5 replies)
... disc bulge with endplate spurring. Central slight superior disc extrusion causes flattening of the ventral cervical cord with AP canal stenosis. No overt cord compression. Mild forming narrowing. Mild facet arthropathy. ... (5 replies)
... Endplate spurring is part of the disc degenerative process. Normally it has a smooth edge, but when there are changes to the disc, the endplate often begins to grow little bone spurs in an attempt to stabilize the joint. ... (5 replies)

... Welcome to the board. It is a little unusual to have bulging discs in the thoracic spine. Is your pain all on the right side? ... (5 replies)
Cervical disc mri
Oct 12, 2016
... Welcome to the board. Sometimes insurance carriers require a course of physical therapy before they will OK surgery. Otherwise, with the amount of severe stenosis indicated on the MRI, I would guess more surgery is in your future. ... (4 replies)
Cervical disc mri
Oct 10, 2016
... Been watching this for years and recently developed all kinds of issues. ... (4 replies)
... I am 49 YO female with no accident or trauma. Just a relatively short onset of symptoms, that continue to worsen. ... (5 replies)
... hypertrophy bilaterally, worse on the right. ... (0 replies)
... spine area is completely NEW for me. If it was the knee I could tell you pretty much anything you want to know. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sorry I didn't notice your post sooner. Clinical correlation means that the MRI is just one piece of the diagnostic puzzle. A spine specialist will examine you and provide a basic neurological exam and will correlate those findings to what is shown on the imaging. ... (1 replies)
... Hi feel bad. Thanks for the reply. I am posting two different MRIs that I have had done in 2009. To me, they are different. ... (4 replies)
... Your MRI showed that you had nerve impingement and the EMG confirmed that. But what is more important to the spine surgeon is the flattening of the cord and what symptoms that is producing. ... (9 replies)
... I have a very interesting experience to share regarding the correct viewpoint, I think, that an MRI is only a part of the picture or package that determines treatment options. ... (9 replies)
... do you actually have your very own copy of your MRI report that you could just type out what was in the very end in that summary? ... (4 replies)
... Thank you NP! It is in my cervical. C5-6. Would this be what is causing my shoulders to ache and electrical shocks in my fingers? (4 replies)
... root carries sensory impulses to the brain. The ventral and dorsal roots fuse together to form a spinal nerve, and it travels down the spinal canal alongside the cord, until it reaches its exit hole called the foramen at the various spinal levels that goes on to our body parts. ... (4 replies)
... Had new MRI this week and findings are about the same. ... (6 replies)
... it is amazing to me that in almost of these post I see where patients have been shuffled from Doctor to Doctor especially women. The lady with the flattening of the cord to the point spinal fluid flow was impeded could have easily suffered permanent spinal cord damage. ... (18 replies)
... On the Patient Portal, I heard from my neurologist. He talked to the neurosurgeon who addressed my legs giving out. That was one of my concerns, but the neuro told my neurologist that we should try PT for my back and knees first. What? ... (23 replies)
Mri cervical
Sep 1, 2014
... Osteoporosis could explain the severity of degeneration along your spine, although nearly everyone has some degeneration by your age. ... (3 replies)

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