I had an MRI on cervivsl spine as I am having loss of strength, pain in both arms now, dropping items.
I would like some help in knowing what the results reflect
and what I should do to get some releif. I have a follow up appt on 5/8.
MRI Unenhanced images on cervial spine were obtained.
THERE IS ANANTERIOR FUSION C6-7. THERE IS A PARTIAL BONY FUSION FROM C5-7. THE REMAINING DISC SPACES ARE MAINTAINED, THERE IS STRAIGHTENING OF THE NORMAL CERVICAL LORDOSIS. THE BONE MARROW SIGNAL IS WITHIN NORAL LIMITS. THE SPINALCORD SIGNAL IS UMREMARKABLE. EXAMINATION OF NUERAL FORAMINA IS LIMITED DUE TO LOW FIELD STRENGTH.
C3-4 THEREIS 2 MM POSTERIOR DISC OSTEPHYTE COMPLEX WITH MODERATE FORAMINAL NARROWING.
C4-5 THERE IS MODERATE RIGHT NEURAL FORAMINAL NARROWING.
C6-7 THERE IS MODERATE LEFT NUERAL FORAMINAL NARROWING.
I HAVE CONSTANT STIFF NECK SINCE JANUARY, PAIN IN SHOULDERS
AND ARM. VERY LIMITED MOTION IN NECK TO LOOK EITHER LEFT OR RIGHT. SOME DIZZYNESS, AND HEADACHES . HIGHER UP CLOSE TO MY NECK/SKULL IS WHERE MOST OF PAIN IS RADIATING FROM.
I HAVE HAD FUSION ON BOTH C4-5 AND C6-7 WITH HARDWARE (CERVICAL CAGE) PLS NO MORE SURGERY
PLEASE HELP ME...