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C3 - T1 neck pain - MRI cervical spine results

delijah95ddelijah95 Posts: 1
edited 08/24/2014 - 2:23 PM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Can someone please tell me if physical therapy alone will help me or opinion on treatment

At C2-3, there is no disc herniation, central spinal canal or foraminal stenosis.

At C3-4, a small disc bulge and osteophytic ridge which flattens ventral thecal sac. Mild central canal stenosis is observed. There is no significant foraminal stenosis.

At C4-5, a small disc bulge and osteophytic ridge mildly flattens the ventral thecal sac slightly encroaches upon the foramen bilaterally. There is uncovertebral joint hypertrophy resulting in mild spinal canal and bilateral foraminal stenosis.

At C5-6, there is a small to moderate broad-based disc bulge and osteophytic ridge which flattens the thecal sac. Slight encroachment foramen is observed right greater left. Uncovertebral hypertrophy results in mild-to-moderate central spinal canal and mild right foraminal stenosis.

At C6-7, there is a small disc bulge and osteophytic ridge flattens the thecal sac. Mild to moderate central spinal canal stenosis is observed. Foramen are patent.

At C7-T1, a small disc bulge was present thecal sac resulting in mild canal stenosis. Foramen are patent.

The craniocervical junction is normal.

Spinal cord is normal in signal. There is no intraspinal mass.

Impression:: Multilevel degenerative disc disease and spondylosis resulting in mild-to-moderate central spinal canal stenosis and mild bilateral foraminal stenosis as described above.

There is no focal disc herniation or cord compression.


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