... The annular tear in the disc may heal on its own. ... (5 replies)
... MRI Spine lumbar & sacral:
Posterior surgical change with focal defect in the lumina bilaterally at L4/L5.
The tip of the shunt lies within the thecal sac at L4/S1 level & runs obliquely across the right L4/5 neural foramen & impresses on the right L4 nerve root.
There is apparent clumping of the nerve roots with empty sac sign.
L5/S1 annular tear & central dorsal disc... (5 replies)
... ion. 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. The only way I can describe this pain is the feeling of being in back labor! ... (4 replies)
... 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'm assuming this was on an MRI report of your lower back? ... (9 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)
... Really looking for any and all advice from fellow sufferers with annular tears. ... (6 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... mm disc protrusion posterior with associated annular tear.. My left leg and buttocks burns almost all the time... My low back burns and aches but nothing like the rest... ... (1 replies)
... I am going to see my dr. next week about the MRI results so is there anything I should ask him to further educate myself. ... (1 replies)
... I am confused whether my source of pain is SI joint or Annular tear in my disc? ... (9 replies)
... Hi all,
I am 29 years old and have been diagnosed (MRI) with a circumferential annular tear in L5/S1. I do not have sciatica but i do have considerable discogenic pain due to the fissure. Doctor asked me to try PT but 2 days into the PT, i think my pain has worsened.
So my common sense and imagination kicks in and tries to reason out if PT, rather than helping, is... (2 replies)
... SI annular tear. ... (2 replies)
... So I need all the help and advice I can get to prepare me for my next doctor visit. I am a 28 year old female and just received this mri report and I'm not sure where to go from here or what to expect so I appreciate ANY advice thank you.... ... (4 replies)
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... ifting objects etc...I would have trouble getting into a car, etc...but things were getting worse everyday. A doctor finally suggested an MRI. It came back as an annular tear in the L5S1 with no other disc degeneration or arthiritis. ... (9 replies)
... For annular tears, doctors are often hesitant to do surgery for them if there aren't any herniations that also show up on an MRI. ... (7 replies)
... ve 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. and got an MRI and I have an annular tear at L5 S1 and arthrits in my low back and hips. The Dr. said the the hip pain was from the tear causing nearve issues. ... (4 replies)
... 4/07 awoke with severe low back pain
6/07 MRI showed L5-S1 annular tear and dessication (no fluid left)
9/07 Epidural nerve root test, negative. Not nerve pain.
10/07 Provocative discogram (hurt like ****) found a bulge at L4-L5 with some leakage, but not painful. It hurt really bad when they did the pressure, but since the pain did not go away 15 minutes after the 4%... (6 replies)