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Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: Cervical spondylosis is arthritis in the neck. Foraminal stenosis means narrowing of the space where the nerves exit the spinal canal, in this case c ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Age: These are all common findings that can be found on cervical MRI in patients over 40. Usually related to aging and the natural degenerative process. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: As long as you have no instability or myleopathy(spinal cord involvement) or progressive neurologic symptoms or exam findings, treatment with a chirop ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Decreased space: The spinal cord passes through a "tunnel" in the bone. With arthritis, disc bulging, and overgrowth of surrounding ligaments, the spine cord can be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us help: Lumbar stenosis, the spinal nerve roots in the lower back are compressed, or choked, and this can produce symptoms of sciatica -- tingling, weakness o ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
DDD=arthritis: Arthritis/spondylosis of the disc is ddd. Like wrinkles of skin, ddd happens to everyone to some degree. It starts to be evident on MRI late teens and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
36 years experience Family Medicine
Unfortunately....no: As an osteopathic physician, whose practice includes "manipulative therapy, " it is my opinion that spinal stenosis is not correctable with any form o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Encroachment: Any condition limiting space for the nerves causes encroachment. A herniated disc would cause encroachment. A bone spur would also cause. Encroachment ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Khounganian
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Surgery: Spinal stenosis is the condition where the canal which the nerves and spinal cord travels gets narrow. This can be congenital or progressive due to a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Spinal stenosis: Yes, in some cases it can be curable, based on your age likely first by physical therapy and if not that then there are surgical options available to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Stenosis is a term: Reflecting when the space available to spinal nerves or cord is too small- in this case due to bone spur &disc herniation combo like a large speed bum ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and no: Scoliosis and osteoarthritis, including degenerative discs, are related. Fibromyalgia is not directly related to the other issues.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Foraminal stenosis: Narrowing of exiting holes used by nerves roots to get out of spine to legs or arms thes segmental holes are called foramen stenosis means narrowing s ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: These issues are secondary to osteoarthritis and muscle spasm. Physical therapy, especially cervical traction, often helps.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
What's the question?: See your doctor and treat the problem. If you have a compressive myelopathy you might need to see a spinal surgeon. Lots of possibilities for treatme ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Likely not: neuroforaminal narrowing suggest that the nerve root exiting that foramen may be getting "pinched". Follow up with your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: stenosis means Narrowing, and in this care the foramens or window where the nerves exit are narrowed. If narrowed enough, they may construct the nerv ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Not meaningful: These findings on MRI of c spine are simply indicators of arthritic phenomenon with aging or wear and tear. These may or may not clinically corelate w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loren Lewis
33 years experience Occupational Medicine
Narrow spinal canal : There is a canal surrounded by a membrane that goes through the middle of the vertebrae. The spinal cord sits inside the canal surrounded by fluid. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on symptoms: Multiple level degenerative changes at a young age need careful disgnostics and evaluation. Need to know target symptoms, these findings can be asymp ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
It could: There is a narrowing of your neck canal which is the stenosis. If the narrowing gets worse yes it could cause a myelopathy. This is something you fal ... Read More
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