... based bulge. Mild bilateral facet and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. Mild bilateral neuroforamina narrowing. Central canal is normal.. ... (2 replies)
I am new to this sight but not new to neck and arm pain.
I am a 58 year old male with severe pain down my neck and left arm down to my thumb. I have had this for about 7 years. I also have a problem with my left leg. I have an abnormal gait....I tend to drag my leg somewhat. It does not have any pain associated with this problem, but it IS a pain to ME!!
I have... (19 replies)
... c's are narrowing the neuroforamina on both sides at two levels, worse on the left. ... (5 replies)
... ""The saving grace for me is that it never goes down both legs at the same time.""
I had to chuckle when I read that. Clearly, you are a person who's learned to deal with pain. OK, lemme see what I can do with the MRI's...
"Uncarthrosis" is a new word to me, but clearly it means "arthrosis of the uncinate process", and I'll go slightly out on a limb and say that's... (13 replies)
... erior and posterolateral disc and facet changes causes mild central stenosis at this level. There is superior extension of the central disc bulge. Mild bilateral neuroforamina narrowing is also noted. ... (1 replies)
... you might try a memory foam pillow , it helped me a lot , I have some of the same problems that you have and the pillow really helped me sleep, only about 20 bucks (9 replies)
... ses partial effacement of both of the ventral and dorsal subarachnoid CSF space. The AP diameter of the spinal canal measures 8mm. There is mild narrowing of the neuroforamina bilatterally. ... (9 replies)
... ses partial effacement of both the ventral and dorsal subarachnoid CSF space. The AP diameter of the spinal canalo measures 8 mm. There is mild narrowing of the neuroforamina bilaterally. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Joanne....sorry I'm just getting to your MRI results now but I had a bad weekend myself....go to see if I have surgery on Wednesday.
So I'll try to explain your MRI results so that you understand them. Where they give you that long list of vertebrae with "hypertrophic" changes, that basically means arthritis as well as changes in the ligaments around the joints. If you... (21 replies)
... S1 neuroforamina remains patent bilaterally. ... (4 replies)
... I'm not a doctor but look up stenosis. That should help you understand a lot. Most people have painful back problems. It's good to look up all those words individually. Patients need to learn what each word means because doctors don't have the time it takes to explain each of these things. I spent hours looking up mine but it was worth it. Thank God for the Internet! (4 replies)
... I don't understand these please help!
There is exaggerated lumbar lordosis. Approximately 3mm of L5 on S1 retrolisthesis is present. There is disc desiccation and calsinosis, severe loss of disc height, endplate irregularity, posterior endplate spurring and severe fatty degeneration of endplates at L5-S1. Mild disc desiccation and loss of disc height are present at L2-L3.... (4 replies)
... No canal stenosis. Neuroforamina appear adequate. Spinal cold maintains normal morphology and signal. No focal intrathecal no paraspinal mass. ... (0 replies)
... C3 no spinal stenosis or neuroforamina narrowing is identified. ... (6 replies)
... disc bulge abutting the ventral surface of the cord. No spinal canal stenosis. Neuroforamina are patent. ... (1 replies)
... Cervical lordosis is reversed. Multilevel disc space narrowing, endplate sclerosis and osteophytosis, multilevel facet arthrosis, neuroforamina are encroached upon, multilevel cervical spondylosis". ... (22 replies)
... Last year I had a cervical spinal fusion at C5-6 but continue to have neck and arm pain that just won't stop. So I had a new MRI a few weeks ago and here are the results. Can someone please help me understand these ? I see the doctor again Thursday and would like to know what kind of questions to ask him.
At C3-4, disc dessication with mild annular... (8 replies)
... T1 levels are normal. The spinal canal and neuroforamina are patent. ... (0 replies)
... is it normal for mild stenosis to cause severe shoulder pain. I couldn't imagine the shoulder pain I will have if it gets worse. I know a disc tear can hurt worse than a total herniation sometimes or so i was told. They said people can function easily with disc herniations and not even know it.
If my nerve is being choked slightly through the neuroforamina, is it... (4 replies)
... alized bulgding disc associated with mild uncovertebral joint spurring with the combination leading to very mild contact of the ventral cord without compression. Neuroforamina are patent. ... (29 replies)