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MRI showing nerves?

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,900
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:24 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Can an MRI show if there is nerve involvement with stenosis?

I had an EMG and was fine (had it due to twitches), but I believe an EMG would just show nerve damage right?
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  • I believe an MRI shows nerve impingement like it showed on mine. EMG shows if there's damage. Glad yours is all clear.Of course it takes a radiologist or ortho to interpret the results. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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