... Routine cervical protocol MRI was performed without the administration of IV gadolinium. Additional heavily weighted T2 images were performed as part of MRI myelogram. ... (5 replies)
... computer work. The cervical spine should have a nice curve to allow your head to sit over your shoulders in a balanced fashion. ... (2 replies)
... Flattening of the physiological cervical lordosis is present. ... (4 replies)
... facet may be ganglion type.4. Straightening of the cervical lordosis. ... (0 replies)
... The craniocervical junction and cervical spinal cord have normal signal. Straightening of the cervical spine. Mild disc desiccation throughout the cervical spine present. Normal cervical vertebral body height and alignment. Probable small hemangioma versus focal fat at C5. ... (8 replies)
... There is also "straightening of the normal cervical lordosis" which means that normally, your cervical spine is slightly curved and yours has straightened. ... (3 replies)
... I have been having headaches and neck pain for. Few months now so the surgeon who performed my most recent lumbar fusion ordered an MRI to see what was going on. I received a copy of my MRI today and hope somebody can tell me what it all means. When he went over it with me he said everything was fine but after reading it, I am not so sure. Several things in the report are... (3 replies)
... Clinical Notes: Radiculopathy.
Findings: Reversal of the cervical lordosis associated with a 2mm grade 1 degenerative anterolisthesis at C3/4. Multilevel disc desiccation, loss of disc height and degenerative anterior marginal end plate osteophytic spurring. Multilevel facet joint degenerative arthropathy. No suspicious bone marrow signal abnormality. No paravertebral soft... (3 replies)
... MRI, Cervical spine. ... (0 replies)
... I'm not a dr but have learned a bunch about cervical MRI lingo since I've been suffering for years with troubles of my own and I like to understand what's happening. ... (3 replies)
... There is straightening of the normally observed cervical lordosis and diffuse cervical disc dehydration dhange. The posterior fossa is clear. ... (3 replies)
... Straightening of the normal cervical lordosis. ... (0 replies)
... signal throughout the cervical spinal cord. ... (8 replies)
... Reversal of normal cervical lordosis throughout the cervical spine, as a result of degenerative disease. No focal bone marrow singal abnormality is seen. ... (20 replies)
... ulder impingement, which was only logical. As far as I know, though, you do not have clinical evidence that you do, while you certainly have clinical evidence of cervical impingement. I'd also note that one or two people on these boards have reported shoulder surgeries that later seemed unnecessary, so it works both ways. ... (30 replies)
... OK, to start with the adjectives:
Moderate = clearly there, and possibly borderline problematic
Severe = likely problematic
straightening of the normal cervical lordosis = your cervical spine reverses the forward lean of the thoracic spine at shoulder level - this change to (relatively) backward-bending is called lordosis. The radiologist is saying you're not as... (23 replies)
... weighted images were performed through the cervical spine. ... (23 replies)
I am new to the boards, but have been a long time reader. Please excuse me if this runs long - it's been a long 7 years. I'm 31 and outside of my spine I am pretty healthy (before my spine issues I was very healthy).
Played rugby for several years as a young’un, was a firefighter for 5 years and then was t-boned by a guy running a red light. Doctors sent me to PT,... (23 replies)
... Evidence of extensive surgery is noted with fusion of the vertebral bodies and uncovertebral joints at C4 through C7 with reversal of lordosis through this region. ... (3 replies)
... Hello. Was it a whiplash? How did this accident happen?
Do you have problems turning your neck?
Straightening of the lordosis can cause pain (some doctors don't addres that yet).
That is one thing. Also, perhaps you have muscle pain.
If you are suffering from pain all the time, then you should think about taking pain meds. (2 replies)