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Bilateral Foraminal Narrowing At C5 C6
Havin to wait 6-8mos to see ortho dr, isgood?I have severe spinal stenosis and moderate to severe bilateral stenosis neural forminal stenosis at c5-c6
Call around : First, call the doctor that you have been referred to and request to be put on their cancellation list in case someone with an earlier appointment cancels. Secondly, that is a particularly long wait for a common problem. You may be able to call other spine surgeons in your area and get an earlier appointment. Check out spine-health.Com and healthgrades.Com to learn more. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
There is left uncovertebral hypertrophy at c5-c6 causing mild to moderate left foraminal stenosis. What does the mean ?
Spinal stenosis: This is a condition resulting from degenerative changes in the spine (for you, this would mean the neck). What actually happens is that the bone that protects the spinal cord becomes narrower. This causes pressure at different points on the spinal cord or nerve roots (causing numbness or other symptoms). Here's a great article which might help http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/spinal_stenosis/ ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Right disc herniation c5-c6-right lateral stenosis severe right foraminal stenosis. Tried spinal decompression and trigger p. Injec.What else to try?
Most resolve with : Time but medication like oral steroids or nsaid's if no contraindications along with meds like Neurontin may help along with wearing a soft cervical collar reversed when sleeping or reading. Cervical epidural injections are a consideration and if no better after 12 weeks of symptoms, surgery can be considered if symptoms warrant this intervention. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
A year ago, i was diagnosed with disc protrusion at c5-c6 and foraminal stenosis. I still have a buzzing effect in my neck and head 50% of the time and heaviness in the right back side of my head with vision blurred slightly. Whatshould i do?
Unrelat: The symptoms described are likely not related to the previously reported image findings of cervical disc protrusion. A thorough evaluation should clarify. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
At c5-c6 small diffuse disc bulge, moderate to severe left neural foraminal stenosis secondary to facet disease?
Question?: I am unsure what your specific question is. If these are the findings on a MRI/CT, the finding can be associated with cervical radiculopathy. The symptoms include pain in the lower neck, shoulder, arm, thumb and index finger. Treatments can range for medications, physical therapy, epidural injections to surgery. A spinal orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon can help decide on the best treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Could c-spine hyperflexion/vertical compression lead to "left high-grade/advanced osseous neural foraminal stenosis" at c5-c6/c6-c7 and r arm numbness?
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C4-c5 severe right neural foramen narrowing, mod left. C5-c6 mod bilateral narrowing. C6-c7 severe bilateral narrowing. Cause of chronic chest pain?
Probably not: It is probably not from your neck or cervical spine. However; it could be from thoracic spine. Consider having it evaluated. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Yes: Two kinds of treatment, one conservative by medications and physical therapy. If it failed you could go to surgical treatment which usually they the vertebrae together so it will move. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Bilateral disc osteophyte complexes are present in the neural foramina. Most significant at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels. What does this mean? Thanks
Bone spurs: bone spurs crowding neck nerve degenerative changes may cause a certain pattern of arm pain or may be asymptomatic needs to be correlated to symptoms may mean nothing if asymptomatic ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is c5/c6 prolapse with canal stenosis and bilateral radiculopathy?
C5-C6 disk prolapse: Prolapse at c5-c6 describes a protuberant or herniated nucleus pulposis of a disk. If it causes significant narrowing of the spinal canal it can cause spinal cord symptoms of weakness of the legs, spasticity, and bowel and bladder loss of control. The c6 nerve roots exit at this level through windows or neuroforamina. There may be weakness of the biceps and supinator. There can be pain or numbness. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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