In this MRI, one can see how a disc protrusion can cause pressure on the spinal cord. The spinal cord is very sensitive to any type of pressure and thus this can cause pain in either a single nerve or multiple nerves below the pressure point. Removal of the disc herniation usually will resolve the neurological issue. This is a very common type of cervical disc problem in that most cervical issues are at the lower cervical levels with C6-7 being the most common.This site is for patient information purposes and can be shared to the benefit of all. If anything on this website is known to be copyrighted material, please let us know and we will immediately correct this.