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... ng to learn. I recently got the results of my MRI and am scheduled to see a NS in a week. Frankly, after reading the results and seeing the pics, I am scared. Symptoms include pain and numbness in right arm and right leg, neck pain and numbness and upper back pain. ... (7 replies)
... ChuckStr, what does CSF mean in the results? I see that on mine and I don't know what that stands for??? (5 replies)
... Surgery, in such cases, may be recommended urgently to relieve the compression on the cord and prevent further damage. ... (5 replies)

... If you aren't familiar with spinal anatomy, I would suggest you look online for some good illustrations so you will better understand the basic terms...vertebrae, disc, facet joint... ... (1 replies)
... pretty common. It just means that the neck is not as curved back as it ought to be, the head is more likely to point down, and increasing pressure is put on the spinal column. It's the severity that's important, though, and your radiologist hasn't been much help there. ... (4 replies)
Pain and Dispair
Aug 5, 2012
... Webdozer, I have to Thank you for this very good answer to what I've been trying to understand. It seems that keeping everyone in the dark even with the answer is the idea displayed by the Dr.'s. Your reply is very clear and simple to understand, thus I now understand this part. I see how this would affect one side with the numbness and tingling or will this affect both sides... (6 replies)
Pain and Dispair
Aug 3, 2012
... is pushing on the thecal membrane, which surrounds the spinal canal. Inside the membrane you have spinal fluid, which provides a cushion for the spinal cord. The radiologist does not believe that the indentations are deep enough to reach the cord. ... (6 replies)
... t12 are compressing your spinal cord. At t5 there is an increased t2 signal which is indicative of myelomalacia. The compression on the cord and the myelomalacia can cause symptoms like you are mentioning in segments at or below below those enervated by the affected cord segment. ... (9 replies)
Another Fusion
Jul 5, 2012
... Yes, the Myelegram report says no spinal canal or neural foraminal encroachment, Normal contour of the cervical cord. ... (23 replies)
MRI Cervical Spine
Mar 17, 2015
... C5 that cause mild spinal canal stenosis and narrowing of the neuroforamina. ... (1 replies)
... dorsal impingement on thecal sac means the sac that holds the spinal cord is being pressed on. Nerve compression causes neuropathy symptoms such as numbness, tingling etc. Are there more specifics to your MRI that werent posted because it seems there are some details missing? ... (2 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... level. That could cause a whole host of symptoms from your arms on down. Still, you need the exact wording of what the radiologist said. ... (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)
EMG before ESI?
Jun 20, 2011
... just for YOU to have the very BEST chance at actually showing possible velocity flow impact that can come from certain types of inflammation with the spinal areas too, if this were me, i would obtain that EMG first. ... (4 replies)
... but not the "danger stage" when they worry about paralysis. Spine surgery is not done to relieve pain but to stop destruction of the nerves or compression of the cord where the loss of blood flow is imminent. ... (2 replies)


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