... You didn't mention what symptoms drove you to seek an MRI in the first place so we can't correlate those with the MRI findings. Also, the MRI findings don't give much specific information as to the severity of the narrowing of either the spinal cord canal or the neural foramina. ... (2 replies)
... A few weeks ago I had an MRI of my lumbar spine. ... (1 replies)
... I'm new to the forum and I had just recently had an MRI of the Cervical Spine. ... (3 replies)
... Hi uspswomyn,
I've only had experiences with the cervical spine, but will offer what help I can.
Facet Arthopathy, or arthritis of the facet joint. Like most arthritis, there’s not much you can do to cure it. Might want to look into facet block injections.
An annular tear - the annular is the fibrous tissue surrounding the "gel" of the center of the disc. When a... (4 replies)
... If anyone could help explain this id greatly appreciate it. My dr. Has referred me to a neurosurgeon so I assume my results are pretty bad. Im scared and in excruciating pain. ... (4 replies)
... finally convinced my dr to do a MRI got the results last week have yet to talk to a dr about them so was wondering if anyone here knows what they mean. ... (2 replies)
... I'm only 30 but just got my MRI results and it looks bad...any advice? ... (1 replies)
... altering everything I do. I've had injections for the cervical portion of my back that don't last very long and PT 4 times. I'm looking for other options. My MRI results are as follows, if someone could help me out. I need to decide on which kind of doctor to see next. ... (2 replies)
... Just curious if anyone else has this going on with them? My MRI results shows
Broad-based disk ridging with facet hypertrophy causing mild central canals stenosis. Thanks for any help.
Peggy (1 replies)
... Yeah, that MRI report is pretty crappy. There is no indication of the degree of central canal or foraminal stenosis. ... (2 replies)
... hurt everyday. The radiologist doesnt note on your MRI the severity of central canal narrowing or facet hypertrophy so if i were you i would want to have my MRI seen by a spine specialist neurosurgeon or an orthopedic surgeon who has completed a fellowship in spines. ... (2 replies)
... Great news! The new doctor wants to do a bone scan to see what's going on! Will keep the board posted as soon as I have the results! (3 replies)
... The potentially most concerning finding is at C5 : The radiologist saw a region within the vertebra that was darker than the surrounding bone on both T1, and T2 MRI. This most likely indicates osteophyte formation within the bone (bone island as suggested). The radiologist also alludes to the possibility of metastatic disease which would be a migration of a tumor to the... (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. ... (3 replies)
... I'm a 44 year old female. I do very physical work about 3 months ago starting getting a deep burning pain in my neck, shoulders. Pain radiating down my arms. Finger numbness in all finger, more so in pinky and ring. Arm weakness both. Doc said I have carpal tunnel in left , now she says in right too.
There is normal cervical lordosis. Vertebral... (4 replies)
... Could someone please analyze my MRI report. Thanks. ... (0 replies)
... Rudimentary disc - did not fuse during late teen years of development.
levoscoliosis - curve to the left in spine.
Welcome to the board, we are sorry you have to be here. I'm assuming you are from Israel. I hope that they have some great treatment centers there that can help you with non-invasive treatments at first, and work up if necessary.
wb (1 replies)
... can someone help me determine what the mri is seeing. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you! I am actually going to see a new doctor tomorrow for a 2nd opinion and plan to ask about this along with my other issues relating to my lumbar spine. I will keep the board informed as to what I find out! (3 replies)
... another appointment with the specialist. I went in seen him yesterday and now he wants me to have a myelogram. Why would I need a myelogram if I already had an MRI showing a huge herniation? ... (1 replies)