... Dear Doctors,
Please help me.
I am 58 years old women. I recently done the MRI for back and spin. I am not able to sit, stand or lie down. There is the diagnosis. Please advise speciality of the doctor to see. How to manage with pain? How to ensure that the pain does not increase. I am 238 lbs.
LUMBAR SPINE MRI
1 five non-rib bearing lumbar type vertebral bodies... (3 replies)
... Hi- sounds like my exact situation. Still working through it and on Terterii66's advice I am getting a Flexion/ Extension x-Ray this week on Thursday. She is very knowledgable and has helped me find new direction. All of my radiology reports read like some of yours and there is nothing " unremarkable " about any parts of my MRIs/ Myleogram or CT scans. Right leg pain just... (19 replies)
... get up off sofa, bed, chair etc. I have had many MRIs and I keep getting told that my bulging discs are mild or slight. But why am I in so much pain? ... (19 replies)
... C7 there is disc degeneration and general bulging disc but no obvious nerve root impact. ... (8 replies)
... In addition the disc space at this level is narrowed and the disc itself is bulging and causing a narrowing of the foramen... ... (3 replies)
... There is a 10 mm of anterolisthesis of L5 with respect of S1. Disc space narrowing is seen. There is a diffuse bulging annulus. No evidence of central canal stenosis. There is bilateral foraminal stenosis. There appear to be bilateral pars defects. ... (3 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)
... This is my 1st time posting here.. and sorry in advance because I know this post is lengthy...
I had an MRI my results in a nutshell are
L1-L2 disc bulging with mild facet arthropathy from
L2-L3 disc bulging with facet arthropathy with canal stenosis
L3-L4 disc bulging with mild facet arthropathy
L4-L5 disk bulging severe facet arthropathy moderate canal stenosis, mild... (7 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)