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... Well, I would assume your Dr ordered the MRI to expand on the CT scan results to check for spinal cord impingement. The CT scan provides a good image of the bones while an MRI will allow them to see the spinal cord. ... (4 replies)
Apr 9, 2003
... It is possible that the "birth defect" your Dr. is referring to is congenital spinal stenosis. That is a naturally narrowed canal for the spinal cord to fit into. ... (3 replies)
... but he said that will take a few months to a year to heal. Even with the bruise, I am having no problems. Spinal fluid flowing evenly around the spinal cord, no impingement or pressure on the cord. Plate and screws looked good. I am so glad to be finished with all of this. ... (8 replies)

... Pain and fasciculations in the upper extremities with numbness after hyperextension of the neck 2 months ago. Evaluate for nerve impingement or spinal stenosis. ... (4 replies)
... Pain and fasciculations in the upper extremities with numbness after hyperextension of the neck 2 months ago. Evaluate for nerve impingement or spinal stenosis. ... (4 replies)
ACDF Step by Step
Feb 26, 2010
... was pressing slightly on the spinal cord. The doctor referred me to a spinal specialist who delicately told me that he wanted to do this surgery. He encouraged me to get another opinion which I did from a neurosurgeon. ... (5 replies)
Afraid of surgery.
Jan 13, 2008
... even when their surgeons tell them their spinal cord is at risk of permanent problems. Some even wait years and then expect when they finally do proceed that they will get well, but they don't. ... (17 replies)
... may contact with the spinal cord. The spinal cord returns normal signal. Close clinical correlation and referral to the specialist is advised. The spinal canal is copious and no stenosis is present. The alignment of the vertebral bodies is preserved. ... (4 replies)
... normal alignment of bony lumbar spine. no pars defect or spondylolisthesis. lower spinal cord appears normal. no vertebral collapse,pre or para spinal soft tissue mass. ... (5 replies)
... Hello, Thank you for posting your wealth of knowledge!!! A little about me... I was hit with vertigo over two years ago and have been left with a dizzy head and eyes. Subsequently from dealing with my dizzy head.. all the muscles in the base of my skull and shoulders feel tight and inflamed. Feel not look inflamed! I have been using ice and moist heat, gentle stretching... (5 replies)
... and they do corellate with the actual spinal nerves that pop out at each level of the discs and vertebrae directly from the cord. ... (5 replies)
... n doctors will not operate if the herniation's are small, say 2mm. The actual placement of the herniation can be a factor as well. If it's off to the side of the spinal cord it might not make much of an impact as say one right on the spinal cord. ... (3 replies)
... The foramen is a hole in the side of the bony cage that surrounds your spinal canal. At each level a nerve passes out of the spinal cord to the left and right. ... (5 replies)
Neck pain
Mar 14, 2010
... x ray with what could be seen. a CT wont do as good of a job in really seeing down into all of the more possibly impacted areas of the nerve roots and the actual spinal cord as well as a MRI and WITH a good contrasting agent would. ... (8 replies)
... osteophyte complex which moderately narrows left neural foramen. No significant spinal stenosis. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this (fantastic) board, but I've read some of your posts, and am impressed with your knowledge. Maybe you can shed some light on my situation that has baffled 4 NS's here in NY. Here goes: I am 46 years old, and a few months ago noticed muscle twitching(found out these are called fasciculations) in my left arm. A few days later I tried to run, and was shocked to... (46 replies)
Focal Myelomalacia
Oct 27, 2014
... spinal cord impingement down to 4mm. I had a disc removal with cadaver bone as well as a titanium plate. April 2014 I developed severe cervical pain. ... (3 replies)
MRI report help
Sep 22, 2013
... I have to agree with Web Dozer there... I have what they call a "congenitally narrow spinal canal". ... (5 replies)
... that minimally impinges upon the thecal sac and may possibly impinge upon the spinal cord. There is mild loss of normal cervical lordosis, which is nonspecific and which may be chronic or related to spasm or positioning. ... (2 replies)
C5 & c6
Aug 27, 2009
... or area of the spinal cord it is impinging on. Some of the symptoms may vary day to day based on what you do that day, positioning, etc. ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: c5 c6, compression of cord, disc bulge, facet arthropathy, foraminal stenosis, herniated disk, mri, neck, osteophyte, pain, shoulder, thecal sac, total obliteration

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