... I don't have the PT's email address and unfortunately he's new to the area so he's unlikely to be able to recommend anyone locally, so that's too bad. As to my issues I think I mentioned in my first post that my last MRI showed degenerative discs (L4/L5 and L5/S1), bulging discs with nerve impingement at L2/L3, L4/L5 and L5/S1 and a small annular tear in L5/S1. So, officially,... (15 replies)
... I just recieved my MRI results and have been trying to decipher them into layman terms so I can know what my issue is. Any help in understanding is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.
T12-L1: No significant abnormality.
L1-L2: No significant abnormality.
L2-L3: No significant abnormality.
L3-L4: No significant abnormality.
L4-L5: Mild... (1 replies)
... Minimal retrolisthesis of L2 on L3. Minimal bulging of the annulus. Mild ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. No significant overall central canal narrowing. Bilateral facet arthropathy. ... (10 replies)
... superior endplates of the L2 and L3 vertebral bodies, unchanged. ... (1 replies)
... s are maintained. Mild endplate degenerative changes are noted. There are modic type 1 marrow signal changes along the anterior aspect of the lower endplate of L3 and the anterior aspect of the upper endplate of the L4. The marrow signal in L5 is inhomogeneous. ... (10 replies)
... Hi and thanks for your reply I really appreciate it.. My surgeon that did the lammy is an orthopedic spine surgeon and what I had was a partial at L2 L3 a full at L3 L4 and partial lammy at L4 L5 I had some relief in the pain that was starting to go into my right leg but my back pain was still severe and also the pain in my left butt left thigh and left calf was getting worse... (8 replies)
... L3 was bulging at the time. ... (4 replies)
... I had a lumber laminectomy with rods and screws on my L4 & L-5 almost 6 years ago and I am now suffering from chronic pain, widespread muscle cramps, numbness, arms hands and feet and my CT scan just revealed that it is from a circumferential bulging disc with posterior central disc protrusion at L3- & L4 and changes from the previous lumber surgery. I was DX with degenerdive... (2 replies)
... all of my life until this back issue a year and a half ago for a very dangerous bulging disc. I was pretty close to Cauda Equina and my neuro scheduled me in very soon after the MRI. ... (6 replies)
... i have had back problems for 21yrs at 30 i had mild arthritis L1 thru L5,bulging disc L3-L4,bulging disc L4-L5 now at 51 i have moderate to severe arthritis L1-L5 bulging disc at L3-L4 and a ruptured disc L4-L5 and both were pressing on the nerves.pain was in my lower spine,upper buttocks,the front of my upper legs and sharp pain down the back of my left leg and tingling in... (2 replies)
... I was hoping someone could help with this. I have diagnosed with 1.38 cm bone island within L3 vertabea as we as moderate circumferential bulging at l1 l2 l3 l4 l5 and s1 vertabrea. My family Dr tells me this is nothing to concern myself with and has prescribed arthritis medicine and muscle relaxer. ... (0 replies)
... This past summer i was walking about an hour a day, going to Weight Watchers meetings and doing well...I lost 16 lbs so i was happy and just where i wanted to be..Then one morning i woke up with pain in my hip. Kept walking and from there the pain started across top of my thigh and now shoots down to my shin bone.
I have been to the chiropractor 25 times this past summer,... (0 replies)
... bilateral L4 and L5 with Globus Revere pedicle screws. ... (5 replies)
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... numbness and tingles got to bad I had to seek treatment after being diagnosed with 3 herniated discs bulging discs nerve damage and the fall kicked in my DDD the doctors said causing alot of sciatica and back pain.. ... (12 replies)
... neurologist stating I needed this type of treatment.... my diagnose is I had several herniated disks bulging disks severe degerative disk disease with 2 disks touching 2 with to much space etc... ... (8 replies)
... Mild facet osteoarthritis noted bilaterally.And 3 bulging discs. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with 3 bulging discs in Aug. ... (2 replies)
... L4, there is a circumferential bulging disc with posterior central disc protrusion. I am not real familar with this, is there anyone oujt ther who has had this and can tell me what to expect ? ... (0 replies)
... Hi. Im not sure I understand your question correctly. I am assuming you are looking for information regarding pain symptoms occurring from a disc bulging to the left at L3/L4?
While the nerves are very funny things and can cause "referred" pains just about anywhere, there is a map of the spine called a dermatome map, and it breaks up the spine and nerves associated at each... (1 replies)