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cervical pain

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,671
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:21 AM in New Member Introductions
I'm Robert, 46, Dallas,Tx. I know the medical lingo about as much as i do computers--just learning. What a relief findig this site. I was losing my mind.
Large 8mm paracentral extrusion@ c6-c7 with subligamentous extension of extruded disk material behind the posterior aspect of both vertebra. The extruded disk impinges upon the thecal sac, the anterior surface of the cervical spinal cord and the proximal left c7 nerve root. Mild 2mm posterior central disk protrusion @c7-t1.Mild 2mm disk bulges @c4-c5, c5-c6. Degenerative spondylosis @c4-c5,c5-c6,c6-c7. Multiple annular tears at each of the cervical intervertebral disks.Mild bilaterl degenertive facet joint hypertrophy fromc2-c3 through c6-c7.moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis @c5-c6. Severe left sided foraminal and lateral recess stenosis @c6-c7.Degenerative hypertrophic spondylosis from t4 through t12. Disk protrusion @ t11-t12 impinging on thecal sac.2mm disk bulge @t12-l1 impinging on thecal sac. Minor left shoulder problems. 3 ACLreconstructs & a 17year SI disorder.Literally going insane.Whats it mean?


  • Sorry you are going thru all of this. You didn't mention how your cervical problems happened? There are a lot of folks here with lots of knowledge and experience, and you can learn a lot about your condition from research. Good luck and keep us posted!---Mazy
  • Hi Robert,

    Welcome to Spine Health. Like Paul says, the best thing to do is to get with your doc and go over the Radiologists report or better yet get with a NS to have him/her read the images themself.

    All I can say from reading the report, is OUCH!

  • :) hi and welcome to the forum! we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. don't get to excited and distressed until you have your mri read by your doctor. then you can get stressed! lol! anyway, i hope you enjoy the forum and take advantage of the information available here. good luck! Jenny :)
  • Please take a look at all of the info available through the tabs at the top of this page such as conditions, treatment etc. Just click on any tab and you will learn loads of info. Good luck and please keep us posted on your results.
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