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Anterior Spurring Spine
How much discomfort?: A bone spur is a bony growth formed on healthy bone and may normally occur as you age. Generally, treatment for a bone spur involves taking pain medication and avoiding activities that worsen the pain. If you have a spur on your back physical therapy may help. Surgical intervention is a last resort option for severe pain and impairment. Discuss with your primary doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
None in particular: There is no specific reason not to use any one piece idem equipment asking as proper technique is used and you do not overload your own capacity on any particular machine. You can reduce load and increase reps and/or sets. ...Read more
Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out. ...Read more
Have deg dd,facet jt D,osteoarthritis,multiple spurs n ENTIRE Spine.Vert. slipped out,new yrly Mris,scmorls nodes....multiple are these noosteoporosis?
My left leg keeps going cold I have narrowing at l4/l5 spurs and bulging is it my spine thats causing this to my leg ?
What can you do for a spur at the top of your spine? Will this cause me to have my heart burn I have all the time as well?
U need 2 define-: -"top of Ur spine". Makes no sense. Any spurs involving the spine do not cause GERD? ...Read more
What does this mean CT spine scan: disc narrowing, spur formation c6-7.Variable degrees of uncovertebral facet hypertrophy. No spondylolisthesis ect.
Structural changes: With a history of neck injury in 2007, the ct results most likely describe the changes in your spine since the accident. It will be useful to compare your scan to previous studies, looking for deterioration. Check with your doctor to see if the ct changes are old or new, and whether further evaluation or treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All my spine Xrays show severe disc dessication/deg., loss of height, spurs, endplate irreg, osteopenia, scoliosis/kyphosis & spine MRI doesn't, why?
If you statement is-: -true, it should be obvious on an MR. In this case I would check 2 be sure that there was not a mixup in identification of whose images are whose. Be sure that they are your images. ...Read more
I have bone spurs in my feet, spine, shoulder and hip. Is there any treatment other than surgery? What causes spurs?
I have osteoarthritis and bone spurs in my cervical spine and bulging discs in c-3 through c-6. Will this require surgery to fix?
Depends: The finding you listed are very common. Mris are very sensitive and pick up many abnormalities. Just remember that we treat patients, not mris. The main question is symptoms. The main indication for surgery on the neck is weakness or neurologic deficit. Pain is not the best indication for surgery and this may lead to dissatisfaction with the surgical outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer