This is word for word the MRI report and My symptoms have not changed other than the acute pain being stopped by the steroid injections
There is no evidence of fracture in the cervical spine or upper dorsal spine.
There are degenerative changes with posterior disc protrusions at C ¾, C4/5 and C 5/6.
The prolapsed discs are slightly touching the spinal cord.
At C 4/5. there is narrowing of the right nerve root exit foramen with compression on the right nerve root at this level.
At C 5/6. th prolapsed disc is also encroaching on the nerve root exit foramnia but there is no evidence of compression on the nerve roots.
The cranio cervical junction is normal.
The cord signal is normal.
No intrathecal mass seen.
The upper thoracic verterbral bodies show no evidence of fracture.
In Summary: There is no evidence of fracture in the cervical spine or in the upper dorsal spine but there are degenerative changes and disc protrusions as explained.