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Acupuncture For Neural Foraminal Stenosis
What does all this mean? C2-3 small disk osteophyte complex with ventral thecal sac deformity. C4-5 disk osteophyte complex with ventral cord flattening. C 5-6 Facet arthropathy and uncovertebral hypertrophy is severe right neural foraminal stenosis. Face
Degenerative: Basically refers to degenerative (aging) changes of the spine. Disk/osteophyte refers to bone spur and/or disc protrusion, and facet/uncovertebral hypertrophy refers to arthritis of the joints at the back part (facets) and sides (uncovertebral) of the vertebrae. Ventral thecal sac deformity and ventral cord flattening refer to slight pressure on the spinal cord. Stenosis refers to pinched nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
Mri shows mild inferior bilateral neural foraminal stenosis at l2/3, and l4/5. Pain has been chronic for years. What is the best medication or cure?
Treatment options: There are various options for treatment of chronic back pain. If the pain is truly due to mild neuroforaminal stenosis then an epidural injection mght help. Less invasive strategies like extensive physical therapy, pilates, massage therapy, acupuncture are all options. Be sure to have a good evaluation of the cause of the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which exercises should be done for bilateral neural foraminal stenosis in l4-l5? Flexion or extension?
Extension worsens: Look into makenzie exercises system.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does hypertrophic change at the T9-T10 facets bilaterally -severe left, moderate right osseous neural foraminal stenosis mean? Lots of pain
Cause for back pain.: It means your main nerves coming from your spine that run through your vertebrae can be suffering of compression because overgrowth of the bony area is squeezing it/them.The pain is caused by the nerve itself that might be irritated by contact with the vertebra.Nerves transmit sensation so pain is triggered this way. F/u with your doctor to create a plan of action for treatment. ...Read more
Mri-c6-7 there are bilateral uncovertebral osteophytes causing bilateral neural foraminal stenosis. What does this mean?
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 caused by bone spurs from arthritis. After they leave the neck these nerves form the three major nerves of the arm, controlling feeling and movement. Stenosis can cause pain, weakness, numbness or tingling in the arm or hand. High grade = severe. ...Read more
Should severe multilevel neural foraminal narrowing of the cervical spine and stenosis be concern for paralysis?
What is moderate to severe left neural foraminal stenosis due to disc osteophyte left subarticular disc extursion w/ cranial and caudal migration?
Bulging of l5/s1 combined w loss of disc space height causing moderate bilateral neural foraminal stenosis slight compression of L5 nerve roots?
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