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... Shareie... You certainly have and have had way more than your share of troubles, especially for someone so young. I'm really sorry about that. You finally found a good doc, though, that is, the one who sent you for a cervical MRI. ... (13 replies)
... I am in a horrible amount of pain down my arms. I work in the early childhood special education field. I have to sit behind little babies as they are being bounced on a therapy ball. ... (9 replies)
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... Several months ago I had a mild pain in the back of my neck that progressed to extremely painful, and began to shoot down my shoulder, arm, forearm, and hand. ... (14 replies)
... An MRI was done then, but I never saw that report. Since that time, I've had increased serious pain and am trying to figure out how to proceed. I've had so many injections and am wary of going back for more... ... (2 replies)
... iously unexamined thoracic region would be a good idea, so he proceeded to order the needed studies. Now that I finally have recent mri's done of all of the major regions and it shows extensive disc involvement, I 'm even more mixed up than I started. ... (0 replies)
... bottom of the spine. ... (5 replies)
... I've had lumbar and cervical issues for a while, with pain. But as I've gotten much older, I have little pain. I also have polyneuropathy and a few other things. ... (19 replies)
So. Frustrated.
Jul 28, 2012
... Well, I'd say that's a pretty good educated guess? sounds logical to me! thank you so so so much. I've been really struggling with symptoms, is this all in my head or ? Oh wait, it IS kinda all in my head, but anyway...thank you for breaking that down for me and for the validation. I appreciate it more than you know. ;) (6 replies)
So. Frustrated.
Jul 28, 2012
... I've heard everything from "you just have osteoarthritis in the neck" to "this is pretty serious stuff". ... (6 replies)
... with the disk protrusion. He says you have cord flattening but without cord compression. I have never seen that distinction before. I would have thought that "flattening" and "compression" were two words for the same thing. ... (3 replies)
Cervical disc mri
Oct 12, 2016
... Welcome to the board. Sometimes insurance carriers require a course of physical therapy before they will OK surgery. Otherwise, with the amount of severe stenosis indicated on the MRI, I would guess more surgery is in your future. ... (4 replies)
... The report reads as potentially pretty serious but you really need to get the opinion of a spine specialist. They can read the MRI and determine what treatment is required. ... (2 replies)
... Myelomalacia is permanent cord damage. If you CAN correct whatever is causing that damage, then you need to do so before it causes even more. ... (13 replies)
... I found this site and was amazed at the generosity of the people here. ... (3 replies)
... but was wondering if you could explain my report and tell if it was serious and why I might be having other issues post op. ... (3 replies)
So. Frustrated.
Jul 28, 2012
... Spinal issues suck. I've heard everything from "you just have osteoarthritis in the neck" to "this is pretty serious stuff". ... (6 replies)
... moderately severe, foraminal narrowing and cord flattening, osteoarthritis. ... (0 replies)
... moderately severe, foraminal narrowing and cord flattening, osteoarthritis. ... (11 replies)
... It is confusing, for sure. I thought about the scoliosis as a cause for the reversal of the disk protrusion from left to right, but it's hard to believe that so much would happen just going from one vertebra to the next. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: c myelomalacia, flattened cord, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy/degenerative, spinal & foraminal stenosis

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