... Could someone PLEASE interpret These findings into more layman-like terms.
This is very important because I need to be able to make an informed decision on whether or not to have surgery to correct the issues shown in the MRI's.
thank you to anyone who can help.
**This is the first MRI Report:**
MRI Spine Cervical WO: 7/5/2016 10:06 PM (3 replies)
... l this time I had been thinking that the pain over the Posterior Superior Iliac Spine was from the SI joint problem, but the spine surgeon told me that pain from annular tear can radiate out to the PSIS. Has anyone ever had this happen? ... (4 replies)
... s. Be careful, I did too much too soon and I am paying for it 6 months later. My doc told me to order 4 Safe Back Exercise Videos with a gym ball and to progress at my own pace. I ordered online through www.gymball.com. So far, I'm still on tape 1 and haven't flared up yet!!! ... (5 replies)
... any prolong time, like for work, all I can do to get pain free is lay down, takes awhile to stop throbbing and burning, it is worse than the pain before surgery, at least I could tolerate sitting for work. I had an MRI last week, go see my surgeon Monday.... I got a copy if the MRI CD and the findings report. ... (5 replies)
... I have had the same problem for years (8 plus) and had surgery for this twice and numerous injections. My L5-S1 continues to reherniate - and leg pain has never gone away - it is actually one of my most troublesome pains! I can't imagine after all these years why it just continues to way/wane. Anyway, my point is that even with surgery, PT, and injections, I am a little... (4 replies)
... When they suspected an annular tear, one of my docs had a really helpful message. He said medically it was one of the simpler problems and he recommended PT and epidural injections. ... (4 replies)
... I cannot speak to an annular tear, specifically, resulting in a radiating pain... ... (4 replies)
... Normal height with decreased hydration. Left paracentral and foraminal annular tear with 3.6 mm posterocentral protrusion. ... (4 replies)
... S1 but at the same time, I hear "clicking sounds" in my pelvic area whenever I change positions or stretch or when I get up after sitting. ... (9 replies)
... I am new to the forum and so glad I found this. I have had an achy pain in my hip for at least a year and has progressivly gotten worse with nerve pain going down the back of my legs. I went to the DR. ... (4 replies)
... ilable. As far as IDET and Nucleoplasty goes, these are experimental procedures and therefore no clinical studies have been completed. The IDET is used for small annular tears and actually changes the structure of the disc material. Nucleoplasty is the removal of disk material through a catheter and secondary needle. ... (16 replies)
... d can be considered one. It is very hard to heal an annular tear. Sometimes they will heal themselves in time, but I have seen little evidence of that. ... (16 replies)
... In May 2002, I was injured at work.I was standing on a tall stool, I lost my balance and fell back..and thats when all the pain began. ... (18 replies)
... I am blessed that I can work out of my home, but can no longer sit at my desk. Am on right side or reclined position all day. Have to take motrin most days. ... (6 replies)
... Can feel the pain originating from L5 disk in that spot. ... (2 replies)
... S1 levels, an annular tear is seen at the above levels. ... (0 replies)
... this just brings me to think about how different doctors are. Here I am with DDD AND bulges in my L4-5 and L5-S1, bone spur and annular tear at L5-S1 and no one will talk about fixing that part of my body! I have the bulge at C5-6 and spondylosis that is more significant, but still, no real possiblities on treatment. Sure, Had the EMG, Nerve Cond. test and getting the ESIs,... (6 replies)
... hi everyone.
let me give some history... in august of 1999, i had hurt my back in an exercise injury bending forward. i had done an MRI and it showed an annular tear at L5/S1. i had excruciating pain in my right buttock with pain running down my right leg. i had quite a bit of tingling as well. it was nearly impossible to sit for more than a few minutes. i had 2 epidurals... (4 replies)
... Hey I'm a 17 year old football player, I got hurt in September with a hip flexor injury, over a couple of weeks my back started hurting. I played the rest of the season with the injury and than recently on January 26 I got my MRI rersults that I have a Left Central Disc protrusion at L4-5 which results in moderate central stenosis & I have a Broad Central Disc protrusion and... (3 replies)
... "I'd love to know if anyone else has faced a similar decision...or has thoughts, ideas, comments, suggestions for considering one over the other".
Dear Fitt, First and foremost I am so very sorry your surgery failed and left you with more issues. Your post really touched me but all I have to offer you are my thoughts. I wish I more. My back injury happened 10 years ago... (6 replies)