bilateral foraminal narrowing at c5 c6

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MRI-C6-7 there are bilateral uncovertebral osteophytes causing bilateral neural foraminal stenosis. What does this mean?

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The radiologist is describing small spicules of bone that are causing some narrowing of the bony canal through which the nerve runs. The MR findings would have to be correlated to your clinical findings and a neurologist might be helpful there
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Dr. Dan E. Fisher answered:

4 months ago, MRI shows moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis at C6/C7 touching nerve roots. Now, no tingling sensation. Disc still touching nerve?

Maybe.

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What you can say is that it is not touching it enough to cause symptoms. That is the most important part.
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Dr. Zachary Levine answered:

I have severe bilateral foraminal stenosis. Any chance it can make me disabled?

Unlikely

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Foraminal stenosis is a chronic condition that can be very painful and is often treated without surgery. Decompression with surgery can be helpful. It is not as disabling as severe canal stenosis.
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Dr. Mark C. Weston answered:

Which exercises should be done for bilateral neural foraminal stenosis in l4-l5? Flexion or extension?

Extension worsens

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Look into makenzie exercises system
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I have been throwing up could it be from my neck injury? I have severe bilateral foraminal stenosis in my c2 down to my t1

Probably not

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Vomiting is not a common symptom of foramenal stenosis. There are so many other more likely causes of vomiting. For instance, you are on Gabapentin. That, or other medications might be a cause. If you have a fever or body aches, I would consider the flu or other viral illness. Maybe it's just something you ate. Your neck is far down on the list of possibilities. Hope you feel better soon!
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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered:

Bulging of L5/S1 combined w loss of disc space height causing moderate bilateral neural foraminal stenosis slight compression of L5 nerve roots?

what is the question

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You have not asked a question. What you have is osteoarthritis at L5-S1 of a moderate degree. If back pain is a significant issue you have several options that can help. See an orthopedist or rheumatologist.
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Dr. Chris Faubel answered:

My MRI reads, there is stable mild disc bulge which causes stable mild spinal canal stenosis and there is stable mild bilateral foraminal stenosis????

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Good. Those findings are extremely common in people with no pain at all (and no history of pain).
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Dr. Mark C. Weston answered:

I have mild facet arthropathy from L3-S1 as well as bulging discs at L4-5&L5-S1 and bilateral neural foraminal stenosis @L5-S1. What does this mean?

Mild Back arthritis

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Degenerative changes of spine all above findings are 30% asymptomatic may or not be cause of your symptoms .now you have a more detailed list of suspects to investigate with a spine specialist.
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Dr. David Brouwer answered:

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

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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.
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I have bilateral foraminal stenosis present at L4L5 with bilateral pars defect at L4 and am curious if the pars and stenosis can heal without surgery?

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Can resolve due to either condition the majority of the time without surgery as the only reason for surgery would be a failure of nonop care to control symptoms. If the pars defect was an acute fracture it has the potential to heal without surgery. But even if it doesn't or if not an acute fracture type, 90% are treated non op while only 15% of stenosis cases end up with surgical intervention.
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