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My spine has straight alignment C6/C5 disc space is narrowed ... The subarticular surface between them has some bone sclerosis more of C5 which neck support should I use?
Symptoms??: There are no perfect neck supports. Wearing neck collars weakens the neck muscles so they should only be worn as a last resort to diminish neck muscle spasms and removed after 1-2 weeks to prevent atrophy of the muscles. You should see you doctor and determine if you would benefit from PT to strengthen those neck muscles.much depends on symptoms sine we don't treat XRays or MRI scans ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
As a general rule of thumb, how long would I be in hospital for cuboid surgery? (Painful bone island, sclerosis and remodelling)
What symptoms: Multiple sclerosis is a disorder of the central nervous, the brain and spinal cord of unknown etiology, due to inflamation of the nerves. You can have pain with multiple sclerosis, usually due to involvement of the spinal cord. Hard to answer question without knowing what you mean by symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Too many potential symptoms to list here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will I need surgery for bone island, remodelling and irregular dense sclerosis? (Foot) causing me a great deal of pain.
My mr report says "there was observed increases minimal subchondral sclerosis at sacroiliac joint forming surfaces of bone." is it important?
No: 'minimal sclerosis' probably means nothing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Finally a biopsy but confused. Lichen planus sclerosis. On my glabella.Any ideas? I've listed history? Heads painful feels deep than skin almost bone?
Lichen Sclerosus: Lichen sclerosus (lie-kun skluh-row-sus) is an uncommon condition that creates patchy, white skin that's thinner than normal. Lichen sclerosus may affect skin on any part of your body, but most often involves skin of the vulva, foreskin of the penis or skin around the anus. ...Read more
July xray Ankle-no bone change. Nov. xray -slight osteoarthritic changes w/ osteophyte formation & sclerosis. After surgery for cavus will OA reverse?
No: unfortunately those radiographic changes are there to stay But that doesn't mean your symptoms won't get better ...Read more