... You have quite a bit going on in your spine. From the description of your symptoms and the MRI results it is quite likely that these issues are indeed caused by the problems in your cervical spine. ... (3 replies)
... Your cervical issues are of more concern than the lumbar ones due to the fact that the spinal cord is at risk of becoming damaged with the cervical issues. This results in a greater risk of potential paralysis than the lumbar stenosis. This is due to the fact that the spinal cord terminates around the L1 level in most people. ... (19 replies)
... Can an MRI show an old injury after it has healed? ... (4 replies)
... now I'm not a kid anymore, but something is terribly wrong. The Quack I have been seeing has done 2 cervical MRIs,a thoracic MRI, and an EMG on my left hand. The results are all different. It's like they're from different people. I'm certain I'm not getting good care. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for your explanation ! It was a neurologist who ordered the MRI and it takes her a long time to get back with the results, but I asked for a copy of the results of the MRI so I'm trying myself to see how bad all this is. ... (2 replies)
... If so, the doctor will correlate the findings of the MRI with what is found on physical exam, a basic neurological exam and after listening to a description of how these issues affect your daily life. ... (2 replies)
... i had a neck MRI without a contrast, and at :
C3-C4 small 2 mm central disc protrusion.
C4-C5 there is a 4 mm disc protrusion which effaces the ventral subarachnoid space and conributes to mild canal stenosis.Moderate right foraminal narrowing is seen secondary to facet an uncovertebral degenerative change. No significant left foraminal narrowing see.
C5-C6 mild... (2 replies)
... I am not offering medical advice, but I can tell you that most of what your MRI is showing, is actually pretty normal. Stenosis, is a narrowing of the area around the spine. ... (2 replies)
... I have been suffering since 4/30 finally got my MRI see results:
CT3-4, mild bulging of the disc is noted.
CT4-5 degenerative changes in uncinate processes and mild/moderate foraminal stenosis is noted bilaterally. Bilateral spurs/hard discs are noted. Findings are slightly more pronounced on the right and mild indentation of the right C5 nerve cannot be excluded and... (2 replies)
... New and posted other day but now need help understanding these results:
MRI SPINE CERVICAL WO CONTRAST
Craniovertebral Junction within normal limits. Vertebral height and alignment well maintained and marrow signal within normal limits. Multilevel anterior and posterior marginal spurring with concomitant disc desiccation ad minimal uniform loss of heitht at the C5 - 6... (0 replies)
... most affected . I did also go for a second opinion in NYC for the last MRI and a surgery consult in NYC also . ... (3 replies)
... surgery. This means that the damage done during surgery is most likely seen in the new mri as focal myelomalacia. That is most likely what is causing your "cord syndrome" symptoms. Myelomalacia can improve but it does not always. ... (3 replies)
... ray done but that came back normal ... I was shocked about that one. I supposed to go get an MRI of my spine once my insurance approves it. ... (0 replies)
... MRI results: C3-C4: uncovertebral joint hyper trophy and facet hyper trophy with moderate narrowing right foramen. C4-C5: Uncovertebral joint hyper trophy mild narrowing of left foramen. Prior anterior fusion C5-C7. (0 replies)
... Welcome to the board. While there are no "big problems" that jump out, you have degenerative changes going on that often cause symptoms and pain.
Have you seen a spine specialist or did your family doc tell you things were fine?
What symptoms are you experiencing? (2 replies)
... One more question (or food for thought). Should I seek a specialist before the MRI, if I decided to do that sooner rather than later? What is the best resource for finding a good neck specialist? (3 replies)
... Again, thanks for the response. I'm not sure if I will wait to get an MRI when the pain gets worse, or if I will do it now. ... (3 replies)
... I would probably proceed with the MRI no matter what. ... (3 replies)
... I've suffered with neck pain for about 2 year now. Doctor sent me for x-ray. below are the results
AP, lateral and open-mouth odontoid views of the cervical spine were
done. The prevertebral soft tissue, bony architecture, mineralization, alignment, vertebral body heights and intervertebral disc space heights demonstrate marked narrowing with endplate scleroses and spur... (3 replies)
... Teteri66, I am so sorry I don't know how to use this board correctly obviously, I was trying to quote my first message on my MRI of my lumbar spine since you took so much time to answer me. ... (7 replies)