I was just re-reading my cervical MRI findings and was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on this. Before my car accident in April I never had any neck, arm or shoulder problems.
- c3/4 and c4/5 posterior subligamentous disc bulges
- c5/6 and c6/7 posterior more prominent disc bulge with ventral csf impression
- c7/t1 facet hypertrophic change
- t1/2 right peripheral disc herniation which appears to narrow the right foramina
All of this was reconfirmed with a thoracic MRI concentrating on the bottom of cervical and top of thoracic.
I've tried to look up the terms and my head is spinning. The neurosurgeon I went to said he wasn't impressed by what he read. He said I didn't have the pain that goes with these findings so I didn't have a problem that was coming from my spine. My neurologist is treating me for muscle tightness and nerve tightness. More pain management than finding a cause.
I'm not looking for a diagnosis - more I am wondering if I need to find some new doctors...Is this MRI report serious? Or is it more of a bruising that will go away in time?