... Hello all
I haven't been on in a while but just had an MRI showing some changes. I had ACDF back in 2007 at my C5-7 with instrumentation and then again in 09 for my C4-5. At the time of surgery in 09 the MRI showed a small herniation at my C3-4 but the surgeon said best to leave it alone. ( I did tell him I'd prefer to take care of it then )
Now my latest MRI shows Severe... (1 replies)
... HSS is the best! I think I would tend to follow their advice. If they do not feel it is operable, I would accept that opinion. If they feel it is something you could have taken care of locally, I would get opinions from several different spine surgeons, including an orthopedic spine surgeon.
Other neurosurgeons may not want to operate on your cervical spine since it has... (1 replies)
... Normal disc height. Tiny central disc herniation. No facet arthopathy. No central canal stenosis. No foraminal stenosis. ... (6 replies)
... moderately severe bilateral foraminal stenosis at C5-C6 and mild central canal stenosis at C6-C7. could this be work related? need someone to explaine this to me please (6 replies)
... Minimal posterior degenerative disc ridging without herniation or protrusion. Bilateral uncovertebtal osteophyte formation ad foraminal narrowing. No central stenosis. ... (0 replies)
... c6 level causing severe central canal stenosis and cord compression. also bilateral neural foraminal stenosis compressing c6 nerve roots.. ap canal diameter is 6.2. ... (6 replies)
... After mowing I had tingling sensation in both arms to tips of fingers. Overnight this tingling dissipated and I was left with severe right neck and right arm bicep and tricep pain. ... (6 replies)
... level is severe bilaterally,and moderate on right side on C6,and progressing. has anyone here had this type or similar surgury? ... (2 replies)
... theres mild bilateral unconvertabral joints,and bilateral foraminal narrowing,cord unremarkable. ... (6 replies)
... I have a problem that I would like opinions on please. I have multiple disc bulges with mass effect on the spinal cord. I have moderate to severe bilateral foraminal stenosis at three levels. I have definite nerve impingement in my left arm. I have had two surgical opinions as to what course of action to take. ... (2 replies)
... I had problems with neck and shoulder pain (mild) and tingling in hands and feet about 6 years ago that largely subsided with PT over a couple of months. I've had the tingling off and on but Drs attributed that to anxiety.
3 weeks ago, I started having severe left shoulder pain (9/10) and neck pain (5/10) which developed weakness in my right bicep (4/5) and hand (grip 50%... (11 replies)
... there is bilateral uncovertebral and facet arthropathy. There is a central broad disc osteophyte complex. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks for the feedback. Since my post I have just finished the 3 day Prednisilone oral course which has helped alleviate some of the pain.
However, now for the first time I am getting tingling sensations in my left thumb and index finger which I never had before.
Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels?
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... C5-6 the worst because you have a herniated disk there. It's lopsided to the right, though, so one might expect your right-side symptoms to be worse.
Your vertebrae are laying on extra bone due to long-term stress (disk/osteophyte complexes) at multiple levels. It seems a little odd that your cord is slightly flattened by only "mild" canal stenosis. Could be that you start... (6 replies)
... and moderate foraminal stenosis left greater than right. ... (8 replies)
... with severe bilateral foraminal narrowing. ... (5 replies)
... there is minimal disc bulge and osteophytic ridge, which slightly flattens the ventral thecal sac. There is facet hypertrophy contributing to mild to moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis left greater than right. ... (17 replies)
... A disc osteophyte complex and facet arthropathy contributes to moderate to left foraminal stenosis and mild to moderate right foraminal stenosis. ... (11 replies)
... moderate right foraminal stenosis. ... (11 replies)
... 40yr old male 5-7 170 .tingling fingers. pain in elbow and subscapular right side all
c2-3 right greater than left uncovertebral hypertrophy and some facet degeneration with mild right neural foraminal stenosis
At C3-4 diffuse disc osteophyte complex right greater than left uncovertebral hypertrophy causing moderate right greater neural foraminal stenosis
at C4-5... (1 replies)