Back & Neck Community
Annular Tear & Disk Herniation Question
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to back and neck problems, exercise, pain, sleeping, and physical therapy.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Annular Tear & Disk Herniation Question

I have had pain (burning) in my neck, shoulders, scaupula (pins & needles pain), biceps, forearms and mid thoracic since March. All the muscles in this region are stiff & in spasm. Many test were performed (blood work, nerve conduction, bone scan,etc.) to rule out RA & other autoimmune disorders. A recent MRI revealed an right paracentral annular tear at C3-C4, slight disk herniation at C5-C6. There is a loss of intervertebral disk space  height and intensity at C3-C4 and C5-C6 intervartebral disk spaces. I am have an appointment in a week w/ Doc to review the MRI.Can the findings in the MRI cause the pain & symptoms I have. Any and all feedback/advice is appreciated.
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Back & Neck Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Pain Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Anthem, AZ
547368 tn?1440545385
Blank
On the Beaches of Paradise, FL
Avatar universal
Blank
Milwaukee, WI
Avatar universal
Blank
st. louis, MO