It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Message Board

Back Problems Board Index
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 25Showing 1 - 20 of 495 for annular tear l4 l5. (0.011 seconds)

... I have an annular tear at L5-S1 w/out herniation much like yours. 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 So far, I'm still on tape 1 and haven't flared up yet!!! Much of what they do there is what my... (5 replies)
... Hi All, Great site and great information. I have an "early annular tear" - L4 and L5 with sciatic symtoms (pain in the butt and legs) & supposedly no disk herniation noted (from MRI report). Unfortunately I work long hours and don't have the benefit of real Physiotherapy where I live - in Korea, neither have I been able to see a doctor about it either but have been try to... (5 replies)
Annular tear
Jun 24, 2009
... Hi,my name is Lousin i am suffering from annular tear. L4 L5 S1.i have severe back pains and my left leg get num. is there any treatment that could cure me. ... (7 replies)

... Hi Biker'sback, You ask my race/stroke. Freestyle was my fastest....I could swim 25 meters in 8 seconds. My butterfly was at 14 seconds for 25 meters....not as good, but not bad either. My coach used to like me as the backstroker in medleys, I'm not sure why except I was the only one who could swim in a straight line and had an awesome fling to my flips... (5 replies)
... I've been having severe stabbing/shooting pain in my right lower leg for weeks. Doc sent me for MRI on Tuesday. Results were bulging on both sides touching the nerve. I had a MRI 5-6 years ago resulting from severe lower back pain, could'nt use bathroom, sit, walk- constant pain. Neurologist said herniation of L4, L5,S1 and wanted to operate but let me go to chiropracter. I... (0 replies)
... S1. My first question is, what is annular and radial mean? ... (18 replies)
... I doubt very much it is the annular tear that is responsible for all your issues. I bet it is more a structural alignment issue. ... (7 replies)
... I know it sounds crazy, but I saw a total of five physiatrists (in fairness, one was filling in for the regular doc), two foot surgeons, a podiatrist, two chiropractors, and a neurologist. I was diagnosed with everything but Dutch elm disease: scoliosis (I have a 9° curve, which every other doctor says is so minor, it's not even really scoliosis); dystonia (by the... (7 replies)
... It is possible that the tear, and I am assuming you are talking about an annular tear, has healed by now. You may be dealing with pain and structural misalignment caused by muscle imbalances, soft tissue and fascia being pulled, etc. ... (7 replies)
... An annular tear of a disc can heal up on its own, but you will need to modify your activities while this occurs. Otherwise it is like continually picking a scab off a wound. ... (21 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with a having facet Arthropathy and have had 25 plus Bilateral facet rhizotomies on L3 L4 L5 and S1. ... (0 replies)
... I was diagnosed with degenerative disk disease. After having an MRI the results said I have an annular tear and disk herniation at L4-L5 with compression. It does say mild and it's eccentric to the left. There is also narrowing and a bulging disk that my first Doctor didn't even tell me about. I read it on the MRI report. My new Doctor has said I have two places of concern.... (4 replies)
... My sympathies go out to you, and I had a similar experience several years ago. I had L4-L5 fused due to a large annular tear, but afterwards (and before for that matter) couldn't tolerate sitting at all due to severe SI joint pain and left leg sciatica when I would try to sit. I kept at it trying to push the doctors and getting 2nd and 3rd opinions about what was wrong. ... (5 replies)
... A Schmorl's node is seen within the upper anterior L4 endplate. ... (9 replies)
... that circle the nucleus. There are no nerve fibers in the nucleus, but some of the outer layers contain them, and thus can be very painful when torn. When the tear goes all the way from the nucleus to the outer edge, the matter of the nucleus can leak out. ... (22 replies)
... Annular tear at L4-L5 diagnosis is lumbar spondylosis with myelopathy......whatever that means The original neurosurgeon I saw never did anything other then look at my mri and tell me because I have Hashimoto's disease that hethaught I had either MS or Lupus and sent me to a Nueorologist who actually did a full nuero eval & nerve conductive test.....he looked at what the... (22 replies)
... aces and they all said different thing. Could be muscle.. Could be ur spine.. So i got an mri. I have a minimal disk bulge somewher that i can't remember, and an annular tear in the l4 l5 region. Physical therapy hasn't worked and has just made it worse. None of the medicines ive been given have helped one bit. ... (5 replies)
Annular tear
Jun 15, 2012
... i have an circumferential annular tear at L4 L5. i done it 4 years ago lifting a heavy dog at work as a veterinary nurse. iv had 3 lots of epidurals, facet joint injections and a ganglion nerve block. ... (1 replies)
... Anyway, the surgeon said the annular tear had healed up and that he didnt need to 'patch' it up as he thought that he might have to. ... (4 replies)
... I'm a little older than you, had an annular tear with an extruded disc causing mild/moderate central canal stenosis and bilateral foraminal stenosis (no known injury, just woke up that way), at L4-L5. I talked to my very expensive, very congenial orthopedic spinal surgeon who has a flock of fellows following him around, and he advised against an artificial disc replacement... (3 replies)

Associated Tags: annular tear, back, compression of cord, disc, facet arthropathy, herniated disk, lumbar disk herniation, lumbar pain, lumbar spine, radiofrequency

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... 25

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:16 PM.

Site owned and operated by™
© 1998-2018™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!