... I'm 31 years old and I'm in decent shape. I've lined an active life. I spent 6 years in the active army, deployed twice, and now I'm a fireman full time and and am in the army reserve. I've had pretty much the prototypical soldier mentality when it came to injury. If I wasn't dying I would be fine and wouldn't go to the clinic for anything.
While away training to fly... (13 replies)
... the discs tend to lose moisture and dry out. This causes them to lose disc height, which lessens the ability for them to serve as a cushion. Often people have bulging discs that cause no symptoms, so they are not aware that they have been living with the problem. It is discovered when an MRI is done for another purpose.... ... (15 replies)
... Hello Teteri66 Thank you for your answer it means a lot.
I went to see another doctor and he was reading my MRI and the sentences were incomplete, in the old MRI it said, “although the nerve of the cauda quinine . The colon together on sagittal T2 weighted imaged. No definitive arachnoiditis. There appears to be some congenial spinal stenosis canal stenosis cauda to the L3... (15 replies)
... A Schmorl's node is seen within the upper anterior L4 endplate. ... (9 replies)
... ocated at each spinal segment on each side where the nerves exit the spine and go out to the limbs and body. When something "encroaches" into this space, like a bulging disc, it causes the space to become smaller, which results in less space for the nerve...which can cause the pain that you feel in various parts of the body. ... (4 replies)
... also seen at disk level. There is also anterior listhesis of L5 on S1 measuring 8 to 9 mm. There is probable bilateral spondylolyses at this level. Diffuse disc bulging is seen. NO focal protrusion or canal stenosis is seen. ... (2 replies)
... The location of your pain just means the nerve compression is of a different nerve than when the pain runs down the back of your leg...most likely the L3 or L4 spinal nerve. This could be caused by a bulging or herniated disc, an enlarged facet joint at that level, etc. ... (4 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)
... 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)