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Help understanding MRI results and possibly treatment options?

sparkledctssparkledct Posts: 120
edited 05/29/2014 - 7:53 AM in Chronic Pain
Good afternoon all,

I have been in chronic pain since 2004 when I was diagnosed with DJD. Condition has become progressively worse as these conditions always do. I had ACDF surgery A6/A7 on 4-1-10. I have been passed around by a few doctors from Ortho's to PM Doctors. I never really get enough information or understand the information clear enough. They never give me any options other than pain meds (which I am currently not taking) to having more injections. Here is what my most recent MRI stated, I am hoping someone on here has had some similar diagnosis that could give me advise. My appointment with PM is tomorrow, I want answers and want to stop being in pain. Anyone that has any thoughts they can pass on to me would be so great!

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MULTI LEVEL DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE
CHRONIC ENDPLATE REACTIVE MARROW CHANGES – L3/L4 & L4/L5
CENTRAL DISC PROTRUSION THAT INDENTS THE THECAL SAC PROTRUSION IS 3MM DIAMETER L2/L3
TEAR OF ANNULUS FIBERS WITH SLIGHT BULGING DISC L3/L4
FLATTENING OF THE THECAL SAC L3/L4
LIGAMENTUM FLAVUM L3/L4
FACET HYPERTROPHY L3/L4
SLIGHT BULGING DISC WITH FLATTENING OF THE THECAL SAC L4/L5
SEVERE DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE WITH LOSS OF DISC HEIGHT L5/S1
SLIGHT BULGING DISC L5/S1

CERVICAL
SPINAL STENOSIS
LEFT UNCOVERTEBRAL ANTROPATHY C4/C5
LEFT NEUTRAL FORAMINAL NARROWING C6/C7
FACET ANTROPATHY C6/C7


 
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