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... Welcome to the board. You must definitely get at least one more opinion. Be sure you are seeing someone whose practice is limited to the neck and back...either an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon. ... (5 replies)
... When I woke up from surgery, my foot was numbed and when they touched my top of my toes, they were extremely painful when touch gently. I'd had this when I woke up from surgery but it eased off after a few days. Now it's coming back again! ... (20 replies)
... OK, I found the MRI results. ... (8 replies)

... about 4 months ago i started getting back pain but did'nt have any injury that caused it since I've been laying low because of my hamstring. I went and saw atleast 5 docs at different places and they all said different thing. Could be muscle.. Could be ur spine.. So i got an mri. ... (5 replies)
... He said "medically, this is very minor. But I know firsthand it still feels like a bullet to the spine." I love the language there that validates the pain but also reassures a bit too. ... (11 replies)
... from what I've read along the way. ... (3 replies)
... causing mild impression on the thecal sac. ... (9 replies)
... C4 there is some right posterolateral endplate degenerative spurring and degenerative spurring in the Luschka joint on the right resulting in atleast moderate right sided foraminal stenosis. ... (1 replies)
... Well, I'll be the first to admit I don't understand a lot of this. All I do know is my spine ortho doc said I have retrolisthesis and congenital effusion of my L5 and S1, I did ask about the spondylitis and he said I don't have it. ... (14 replies)
... L5. There are several types of annular tears. This is not enough information to be able to tell what is going on. ... (4 replies)
... Most of the pain is in my lower back. Some pain going down my legs just to my knees. My Doctor is pain management , but his office is called spine and pain managment. ... (4 replies)
... surgeries. Well, now it seems it is me that is having the problems. I am going to post what my lumbar MRI said. Any insight would be appreciated. Thank you! ... (4 replies)
... 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)
... Conus medullaris terminates at the mid L2 level, and demonstrates normal signal. ... (9 replies)
... I'm assuming this was on an MRI report of your lower back? ... (9 replies)
... If you have the opportunity, you might also want to get an evaluation by an orthopedic spine surgeon. Their fellowship training is almost identical to that of the neurosurgeon's but they sometimes have a slightly different approach. ... (22 replies)
... Many thanks for the thoughtful response. I have an appointment with another ortho spine surgeon in a week and I appreciate your perspective of the pain treatment options. It is comforting to hear others' thoughts. ... (6 replies)
... Keep in mind that the results of a MRI are just one piece of the diagnostic puzzle. Your doctor will use the results of this, as well as a physical and basic neurologic exam and what you tell him of your symptoms to arrive at a diagnosis. ... (1 replies)
Annular tears
Mar 10, 2012
... If you do have an annular tear in the disc between the lumbar 3 and lumbar 4 vertebrae, it is a problem that originates in your lumbar spine. Due to the nerve distribution, the nerve carries signals of sensation and motion from the lower back down to the foot. ... (4 replies)
... Your symptoms sound like the pain one gets from stenosis. ... (11 replies)


Associated Tags: annular tear, compression of cord, herniated disk, lower back pain, lumbar, mri help, pain management, spine, spine surgery

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