Constant neck, shoulder, head, arms, hand, back, legs, and feet pain.

Constant neck, shoulder, head, arms, hand, back, legs, and feet pain.

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Joined: 04/05/2010 - 2:50am
Constant neck, shoulder, head, arms, hand, back, legs, and feet pain.

Can someone help with the lingo, I cant understand most of it.

But my main concern I guess is the lesions? What is a lesion? Can they cause pain?

why I am in so much pain when this doesn't look that bad to me. I have pain levels that average 6/7 and spike to a 10 daily, I am shaking, sick to my stomach, vomiting, shaking, crying the works. I take percocet daily and soma for spasms, I can not continue like this and need hell the pain is wearing on my psyciand need to find some type of relief. Any informarion would be much appreciated. Thans for your time...

OK, Here is the report/Summary

Findings; C2-C3 The disc is desiccated and intact. There is mild foraminal stenosis.
C3-C4 The disc is desiccated and intact. There is mild foraminal stenosis.
C4-C5 The disc is desiccated and intact. the disc is desiccated with posterior annulus buldging, left side greater than right measuring 2-3mm. Indenting the thecal sac with flattening of the ventral cord surface. Mild endplate bone spurring at same level noted. There is no central canal stenosis. Facet arthropathy is noted with mild left neuroforaminal narrowing.
C5-C6 The disc is desiccated and intact with posterior annular tear. there is bilateral facet arthropathy without significant foraminal narrowing. The canal is narrowed at C6 endplate level measuring 8mm AP.
C6-C7 Post ACDF There is facet arthropathy and left foraminal narrowing.
C7-T1 The disc height is deminissed, There is bilaterial facet arthropathy.
There is Facet athropathy at all visible levels and right T1 - T3 neuroforaminal narrowing.

Well-defined rounded lesions are noted in the bodies of T2 and T5. Lesions are hyperintense on the t2 sequence with multiple punctate foci of low signal.

Joined: 01/20/2011 - 10:38am

Sorry none of us are doctors or authorized to read or interpret MRI reports. You can google a lot of your questions and get answers, but the best way to get your answers are from your spine doctor. When is your next appointment? Have you tried taking prednisone to decrease inflammation or tried epidurals? I understand your pain and wish you luck with finding the right treatment.

2011 ACDF C5-6 for Spondylosis with Myleopathy
2012 L4-5 herniated disc and hernated disc at C4/5
2013 Diagnosed with leg length discrepancy of 9mm (right tibia shorter) and wearing heel lift with mild scoliosis
2013 Taking Amitriptyline for headaches

Joined: 04/05/2010 - 2:50am
thank you for your reply

I don't have an appointment with the spine doctor yet. I have to wait until october. That is when my insurance kicks in. I have tried several epidurals, mbb, nerve root affibilations, predisone, gaba, advil, percocets, norco, flexeral, soma, tramadol, pt, acupuncture, massage, and traction. some has worked some have not but none of them work for a good. Of time the most relief I received was from the affibilation and that was for about 3 months until the nerves grow back. I use hot and cold packs and rice socks.

thank you for taking the time to respond to my post I appreciate it I will keep looking around to see what other information I can find out.


ACDF C6/C7 2009
Laminectomy/Disectomy L5/S1 2009
Chronic pain since 2007
Anxiety disorder rx'd 2009
PTDS rx'd 2009
Several mbb, steroid injections, nerve root burnings C3-L5