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Cervical Vertebral Fusion
A fusion gets rid of a joint or disk between to bones, getting the bones to join together with bone between them. If successful, it eliminates almost all the motion between the bones. Sometimes fusion simply occur as a result of disease, rarely from aging. Most of the time ...Read more
Many pillow promises: I have degenerative changes in my neck. Different things are going to work for different people. Learning to sleep on your back is the best thing to do. I was a stomach sleeper and had to learn back/side sleeping. Then you need o find a pillow that fits your body to keep your neck straight at night. I use a memory foam neck pillow, but your needs will depend on your body. ...Read more
Feels like I have a hump (round flat and in top center of the cervical vertebrae-closer to low part) not whole shoulder just that specific area, why?
Normal: it is pad of fat you could feel it because it locate on the top of last cervical vertebrae spine , it is normal just ignore it ...Read more
Location location: Do you mean besides location, size and amount of motion they have? ...Read more
My daughters mri showed “focal central fluid signal intensity in the cervical cord at the c5 vertebral body level” , what does that mean?
Most likely a-: -syrinx (sp). Can be symptomatic. Way 2 much 2 answer here. I recommend that you Google it & read up about them. Both treatment as well as diagnosis. ...Read more
Please Help!!! My neck hurts on the back, kinda like where my cervical vertebrae is when I touch it it's uncomfortable, should I be concerned???
Cspine MRI :
1 :cervical degenerative disease
2 : vague area of marrow hypointensity in the several vertebral bodies of questionable etiology ?
A"typical" read: A fairly typical standard radiology report that i will get from a radiologist on someone presenting with neck pain who is middle aged or older with marrow changes more than likely being non descript but in the presence of a cancer history or with pain that does not change with activity or affects sleep or associated with weight loss, appetite loss or feeling general malaise, needs to be worked up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was asked to go for a.P.& lateral of the cervical spine. The result was that cervical spine is normal.Spondylotic changes are seen in vertebrae?
Axis, atlas: and the occiput http://www.physio-pedia.com/Cervical_Instability#Clinically_Relevant_AnatomyGet a more detailed answer ›
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