... into a nerve or the cord itself. It can also take up space in the foramen which are openings located at each pair of vertebrae where the spinal nerves exit the spine and go out to innervate other parts of the body. ... (4 replies)
... Norton Spine Center. ... (6 replies)
... inal cord is located, and in the foramen. These are openings located on the left and right side of each vertebral segment that allow the spinal nerve to exit the spine and go out to other parts of the body. ... (1 replies)
... obably won't make much difference....myelomalacia does not automatically indicate surgery is required ASAP. It just depends on how advanced it is. Somethings a spine surgeon will "watch" the condition for any change...and surgery ends up never being required because the situation stabilizes. ... (6 replies)
... There are two surgeons in our town that do this procedure and have very good reputations. One is a neurosurgeon who's operated on me and my mother-in-law. The other surgeon, specializes in the spine and has operated on my husband twice before (lumbar microdiscectomy and ACDF). He also has a very good reputation. Right now, I feel our only three options are 1) surgery with the... (6 replies)
... trained spine surgeon available to you? ... (6 replies)
... and an MRI of his cervical spine and his brain, about a week ago. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I am new to this site. I got an mri report with several things listed as wrong. One being moderate to severe bilateral neuroforaminal stenosis at c3 and c4 and and moderate neuroforaminal stenosis bilaterally at c5 anc c6.
I am being sent to see a neurosurgeon. Was wondering what that means.
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... My husband started having numbness and tingling in his hands around the end of October 2014. His symptoms have progressed over time. Now, he has numbness pretty much all over his body except his face and has trouble using the bathroom. He can still walk, play video games, drive, and type with some effort.
He's had a few nerve conduction studies and EMGs that have all showed... (6 replies)
... You should make an appointment with a spine specialist for a proper evaluation and diagnosis. You most likely need to treat this with something other than pain pills. ... (1 replies)
... Are you seeing a spine specialist? ... (1 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)
... Welcome to the board. Sorry to hear you were in an automobile accident, which so often can be a life-changing event. The good news is that the MRI report reveals minimal damage. Of course if you have a whiplash-type injury, the damage to soft tissue and muscle, etc. might not be completely evident.
The report reveals a couple discs that have small herniations...at both... (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? I am 57.
The corvical spinal cord demonstrates normal course and caliber without evidence of signal abnormality.
L C2-C2 unremarkable,
There is a bulging annulas at L C3-C4 with mid left-side... (1 replies)
... I have only had a MRI on my cervical spine. They did a CT scan I think when I was in my early 20's on my back and hip , then did a fluoroscopy injection in my sacroyliac joint . The needle didnt hurt at all but when they injected the meds it felt like a elephant on my back. It would take a lot to get me to ever go through that again. I will check with insurance to see if... (6 replies)
... Check your insurance to see if you need a referral to see an orthopedic or cervical spine surgeon. ... (6 replies)
... nd spine. The pain was severe every time I tried to take a deep breath. I can just reach for something the wrong way and it will be like a ball of fire inbetween spine and shoulder blade. ... (6 replies)
... From your description, I would not be surprised if the pain you feel in the hip is being caused by a lower lumbar spine issue. ... (6 replies)
... severe to severe at several of these foraminal openings. This puts a lot of pressure on the spinal nerves that comes through this opening as it exits the spine and goes out to innervate an arm or other part of the body. ... (6 replies)
... ld strength without contrast. There is cervical spine straightening. There is some disc space narrowing. ... (6 replies)