... In the cervical spine where space is tight to begin with, when anything that enlarges in size, pushes on its adjoining tissue, it often results in compression of individual spinal nerves or, worse yet, on the spinal cord itself. ... (4 replies)
... I just had a head, cervical and lumbar MRI for neck, head, shoulders, right arm and right side lower back pain and am looking for help in understanding the technical/medical translation of it. Any help would be appreciated. Here goes
Cervical Spine without contrast
Findings:Height, alignment and marrow signal intensity of cervical vertebral bodies is normal.... (1 replies)
... changing event. The good news is that the MRI report reveals minimal damage. ... (1 replies)
... I was in an auto accident in Dec. I had an MRI and I'm not sure what it means. Can you please explain the results to me and if surgery is necessary or will it heal on its own? ... (1 replies)
... exits the spinal canal and goes out to innervate a particular part of the body. When either of these places is narrowed due to excess tissue or disc material it results in the nerve having less room to exist and function, and the result is a pinched or compressed nerve. ... (1 replies)
... S1 along with a few other problems. A few days ago I had another MRI done and the DDD is not even mention. I have had no surgery or procedures so I am sort of wondering what happened. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You spent a long time in that tube if you had the MRIs all the same day!
Could you be more specific in describing your back pain? Do you have leg pain? If so, where? Does it run into the foot?
Are you seeing a spine specialist? This can be either an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon whose practice is limited to the neck and back.
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... Having more pain in your left leg is why we are cautioned to take MRI results with a grain of salt. ... (3 replies)
... s an opening through which the spinal nerve exits the spine and goes out to innervate a particular part of the body. When the opening narrows or get clogged, it results in a constriction of the nerve that needs to pass through. ... (3 replies)
... I got my results from an MRI today. ... (3 replies)
... You may need an MRI to determine to determine if there is any cord compression. ... (2 replies)
... her spinal issues should not cause the symptoms you describe. It could if it were sufficiently severe, but again, this would be obvious on MRI. Loss of lordosis results in muscles tightening up in an attempt to pull the curve back...and it can cause headaches. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this site. I need assistance understanding the results of a CT cervical spine taken a week ago. I've been suffering excruciating pain in the neck and between shoulder blades for quite sometime. ... (1 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)
... e has actually operated on several family members. I'm hoping my issue doesn't require surgery but my primary doctor seems to think that is the only option since MRI results are moderate to severe but who knows at this point. Again thank you. ... (13 replies)
... I have had quite a bit of pain for several years such as headaches, neck and shoulder pain and the list goes on. Can you help with my MRI results? ... (13 replies)
... First off, welcome to the boards. Your MRI results is very complex, as there is disease at multiple levels. A little terminology help will help you understand better what is happening. ... (4 replies)