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... ausing your pain. Foraminal stenosis causes nerve pain. The foraminal openings are small openings located at each vertebral segment that allow the spinal nerve to exit the central canal and go out to the area of the body it innervates. ... (24 replies)
... I will start off by telling you a little bit about my story. I fell on a wet floor back in August 2010. I landed on my back. I later got an MRI. I have not had a doctor explain to me why I am in pain everyday. ... (7 replies)
... I've been having some serious back pain that's been getting worse and worse over the last two years or so. It's to the point now where I'm missing work because I'm in too much pain to even get out of bed. Laying down seems to be the only way to be somewhat comfortable. ... (3 replies)

... Thank you so much for your kind words. He only had an MRI this time and not an xray. I have no idea how to read an MRI. The surgeon said that he should begin fusing in 3 months. We'll have a better handle on this on Monday when we go back to him. ... (16 replies)
Sooo Confused
Feb 18, 2007
... I am sorry you are in so much pain, this is the right place to come for help. I have heard that there can be more pain at first after an injection. I don't know how to read an MRI report either but I noticed the DJD in the facet joints at several levels. ... (7 replies)
... one doc that does nerve radio frequency neuroablation say i should have this procedure but did not even explain my mri nearly as as you did which males me wonder if he is pushing his product and wont treat the entire problem wil burning the facet joint nerve solve my pain? ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I will try to give you some general information regarding the MRI report so you will have a better idea of the meaning of the terminology when you go back to see your doctor. ... (2 replies)
... Its been a while since I've read an MRI report. Hopefully I can clarify it somewhat for you. ... (1 replies)
... asking for it. Once she saw the MRI report, she immediately referred me to a pain manager at a local hospital. ... (12 replies)
... Without having seen the MRI report from three years ago, it is difficult to say how much your DDD has advanced, but bulging discs are a part of DDD. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sorry you are suffering from sciatic pain. I put up with it for six years so I can sympathize with you. ... (2 replies)
... I'm learning the hard way that what might appear to be alarming to you or me can sometimes be brushed away quite legitimately by a spine surgeon. ... (3 replies)
... I've been wanting to do that floor stretch, but I'm still in fear of relaxing when I'm on my back. That's when the sciatica and muscle spasms start up. ... (10 replies)
... Your doctor is looking at objectively of course and compared to many others.. it does not read all that bad. This has nothing to do with the level of your pain though. ... (6 replies)
... minimal, mild, moderate, severe. The words are an evaluation or judgment of the radiologist to give an indication of "how bad" something is. It technically has nothing to do with pain. ... (3 replies)
... The one thing i found with plain old x rays is the doc has to be very specific to the interpreting rad about just what it is they need to look for.if he didn't specify to look for a fusion it may not have been done and thats why it isn't noted. ... (33 replies)
... It is always a shock to hear you need surgery. Even though you say this doctor is the best in your area, I would still advise you to get another opinion from a spine surgeon in a different practice. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you tetonteri66 for your response....I'll try to answer your questions. ... (7 replies)
... pelvis. Your pelvis is fine, according to the report. ... (6 replies)
... Twenty years is far to long to go without the correct information! I am so sorry you had to deal with that. Especially starting very young. The way the healthcare system works is very... Well actually it doesn't quite work. ... (9 replies)


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