... 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)
... You can see that you have some similar things going on in the lumbar spine. There are degenerative changes going on, particularly at the L3 to S1 segments. ... (2 replies)
... diffuse degenerative bulging disc with mild degrees of stenosis are noted. No focal herniation is seen. ... (5 replies)
... it is herniating and pushing out of the disc space into the lateral recess, which is a narrow passage leading out to foramina, where it is pushing into the L3 nerve root on the right side. ... (7 replies)
... Hi I just realised that my mri that was quoted above was one of the original ones. I had a mri of the lumbar spine in June 2014 which reads as follows
At L2-3 there is a loss of disc space height associated with a right sided herniation comprising the lateral recess and exerting mass effect on the origin of the right L3 nerve root the existing l2 nerve root is unaffected
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... From L3 to S1, the report indicates similar problems. ... (7 replies)
... 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)
... disc bulging and facet arthropathy remain mild without protrusion or stenosis and the neural foramina are patent. ... (7 replies)
... S1. I was told there was already some bulging on L3, but not bad enough to fuse, and that I would have to wait till it actually was almost bone on bone again, which was guaranteed to happen. ... (8 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)