... we age, the discs lose moisture and begin to dry out. This causes the discs to flatten and causes the bones to get closer together. Sometimes you will see on a MRI report that there is "disc space narrowing. ... (2 replies)
... Good luck with your surgery. If the two herniated discs in the lumbar spine are compressing a spinal nerve, I'm afraid you will still have whatever symptoms that are coming from that compression. Do you have leg or sciatic pain? (4 replies)
... Thank you I saw my neurosurgeon, he is going to redo my acdf surgery, undo the single and put in a double says most everything I am experiencing can be explained by the findings as well as the 8 other bulging discs in my T & L spine and the 2 herniated in my L spine 1 pushing in each direction on the nerve roots. Just hoping the neck surgery takes care of most of it don't... (4 replies)
... My MRI results are below. My Pain Mgmt sent me for the MRI. ... (5 replies)
... ged facet joint, etc., forms, it takes up space that is needed by the adjacent nerve to function normally. The result is nerve irritation or compression...which results in pain locally or anywhere down the path of that particular nerve. ... (3 replies)
... The most important thing to know about a MRI is that it is one piece of the diagnostic puzzle. ... (4 replies)
... Need help understanding these results and if it is the cause of my right arm/shoulder pain/weakness please.
Examination: MR cervical spine without contrast
Indication: Neck pain, right upper extremity radiculopathy, fall on
Findings: Multiplanar, multisequence, noncontrast cervical spine MR. (4 replies)
... I am kind of in the same boat as you but for way longer time I have been in 3 car accidents in the past 10 years and was in a accedent at work 20+ years ago I have done everything the doctors have told me to do from PT to nerve burns to help my neck Nothing helped for any length of time. In PT they had me in traction for about 10 minutes which felt great for the time I... (4 replies)
... The results are as follows... ... (0 replies)
... Multisequence multiplanar MRI of the cervical spine. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I am sorry no one responded to your inquiry. Do you still need some help interpreting this or have you seen a doctor by now?
Looks like you have developed some issues lower down from your previous fusion. This appears to be worst at C6-7 where the spinal cord is being compressed as a result of the disc herniation. (1 replies)
... o contrast and an MRI of my thoracic spine which is where my worst curve is. They are thinking it is either spasticity or dystonia. ... (13 replies)
... I just got my results from an MRI- which stated I had mild to moderate degenerative disc disease- most pronounced in C5-C6 where there is moderate neural foraminal stenosis on the right, moderate central canal stenosis, and focal myelomalacia- I have 2 middle fingers on the left hand that are tingling constantly. I always have lower back pain and I have a sciatic nerve that... (1 replies)
... d. I received a letter from my neurologist with evidence of a small hemangioma at the base of my skull with no other information. I am waiting on the copy of the MRI report. ... (5 replies)
... I'm wondering if anyone can help me make sense of my MRI results. I have an appointment next week, but would like to approach it with some prior understanding. ... (3 replies)
... s of suffering with neck pain. Initially things were great and I was relatively pain free. The neck pain began to return after about 3 months so I had a repeat MRI in June of 2014. ... (5 replies)
... I was seeing a pain magement doctor for a previous nerve issue, told him that I was having severe back pain, and he ordered the MRI. His PA, informed me of the results yesterday. At which point before I saw the results she had asked what my expectations were, regarding my back. ... (7 replies)
... Can somebody help me understand these MRI results please? ... (0 replies)
... MRI Results on Cervical Spine:
There is disc space narrowing and particularly at the C5-6 level with associated spurring at the end plate margins.
C5-C6: there is a diffuse and somewhat bilobed disc-osteophyte complex causing anterior extradural defect on the thecal sac with slight mass effect on the cord. there is moderate right and severe left for forminal stenosis.
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... Ok im looking for someone to help me further understand my mri results... I am 26 years old and this is my 2nd mri following a C5 compression fracture. The findings are as follows... ... (1 replies)