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... Loss of the lordotic curve in the cervical spine can be caused by posture and by tight ligaments, muscles and soft tissue. I think it could be caused by the airplane experience. ... (1 replies)
... s, tingling and pain on my right hand and arm. So my neurologist ordered an mri on cervical spine. And the results shows that I have conspicuous reverse cervical spine that the doctor does not think caused by positioning only. About six months ago, I was on an airplane and dozed off too hard. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. The MRI reveals degenerative disc disease which is a technical word to describe "wear and tear" that occurs to the intervertebral disc or discs causing chronic pain. The discs are the soft, gelatinous cushions between the bones of the spine. They are composed of 90+% moisture. As we age, the discs lose moisture and tend to flatten, bringing the bones... (2 replies)

... I previously had 2 x MRI BRAIN which were clear but neuro wanted mri repeated with contrast and wanted c spine MRI also to rule out CSF leak or any issues with c spine. ... (2 replies)
... Technique: Sagital T1, T2, and STIR and axial T2 and T2 GRE sequences were aquired through the cervical spine. Findings: No cerebellar herniation is appreciated. There are no intra medullary spinal cord lesions. C2-3: There is no evidence of disc herniation, canal stenosis, or neural foraminal enchroachment. C3-4: A 1 mm right posterolateral disc protrusion/herniation... (1 replies)
... Thanks so much for your response....it has been really helpful and it will guide my questions to the neuro tomorrow Kind regards Mav (2 replies)
... Before proceeding with surgery I strongly recommend you get more than one opinion. You might want to see an orthopedic spine surgeon if your first opinion is with a neurosurgeon. ... (5 replies)
... When the spinal cord in the cervical or thoracic level of the spine is impacted, it is important to have it followed periodically to check on any further compression. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I hope you will find this and the "Back Problems" board informational. Sometimes people with cervical spine issues post on that board too. ... (2 replies)
... pecialists I think I'm finally getting somewhere.. with a neurologist. I just had an MRI done and I have the images, but not the report yet. This was a cervical Spine MRI with and without contrast. ... (2 replies)
... Basically what it says is that from C-3 to C-7 you have herniated discs. They are not very far off....which is good,....did you talk to your doctor yet? He or she may suggest PT for now to see if that helps you. Disc herniation's do not always mean surgery...I live with 2 herniation's on C-3, C-4. I get random pain from it, but I am never going to commit to surgery! I go... (1 replies)
... strength and having to stop and stretch. Had mri in march and me and my spine surgeon went over the results . I was amazed at the closing of the canal at these two discs and a surgery seems to be the logical choice. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I can give you some general comments based on the report, but I would suggest you see a spine specialist for an accurate diagnosis and plan for treatment. ... (4 replies)
... d in the neural foramina. The foramen is an opening located on both left and right sides for each vertebra and it allows the individual spinal nerve to exit and spine and go out to the area of the body the nerve innervates. ... (3 replies)
... almost everyone will have spinal stenosis at some time or another. Its simply a narrowing of the spine and where the fluid goes through it. Ive been told I have stenosis for over 20 years now and it hasnt gotten any worse but I do have nerve impingement as well. ... (3 replies)
... Keep in mind that you will be limited to the number of epidural steroid injections you can have in one year. Many spine surgeons limit them to three per year. Unfortunately they have become something that is almost required by insurance carriers before surgery will be considered. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your reply MSNIK. I feel much better now that I saw a recommended spine surgeon who went over my MRI films with me. ... (11 replies)
... I myself have 4 herniated discs. C4-t1. I seen neuro and they said you must see pain mamagement and try injections unless emergency trauma to the neck. Ive been Going thru injections and has helped sum. But wearing off. Seeinv surgeon next week to see what else. Tried physical therapy as well. See neuro to ease your mind. Very common. (11 replies)
... Hi again.... I went to an ortho-spine surgeon on Monday for a 2nd opinion on my MRI that I first wrote about in this thread. He only looked at the films (not written report) and went over what he saw. I have 3 level herniation c4-5, c5-6, c6-7. C5/6 being the worse with the matter extremely close to touching the actual cord. He believes in am getting most of my... (11 replies)
... No one ever did say how fast it progresses. I am interested also. I was diagnosed with Myelomalacia in 2016. After an ACDF in 2015 for a spur on the spine and ruptured disc my symptoms returned 2 weeks after the surgery. My neurosurgeon was tearful after I finally convinced my PCP to order an MRI. ... (10 replies)




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