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... L5 being herniated and a bone spur on L4. MRI is scheduled for 26 Dec. He recommends pain pills if possible. ... (2 replies)
... Other than disc problems, bone spurs are the most common type of spinal problem that affects the nerves or, above the L1 level, the spinal cord itself. ... (4 replies)
... er sign of arthritic and degenerative changes in the lumbar spine. This can cause instability of a spinal segment, which can result in nerve compression, or the bone spur itself can encroach upon a foraminal opening and cause a stenotic situation...which results in nerve compression. ... (4 replies)

... I've had so many different types of procedures on my back and I must admit the myelogram was not the worst. I had no headache. I've been told the reason people use to get the spinal headache is because the dye use to be oil based and it is no longer. I had my myelogram, walked out of the hospital within 1 hour and was fine. I would say if you are unable to maintain an answer... (6 replies)
... Rays. And yeah, having spinal surgery will be considerably different than the other bone issues you have dealt with. ... (2 replies)
... Hi SoCalMan (and others), If you're anywhere near Los Angeles, I highly recommend Dr. Mark Cornett... he is a non-force chiropractor that does this technique called "Precision Muscle Balancing." It's painful - he digs around on your back and removes scar tissue. But it works. It has been nothing short of a miracle for me. I was scheduled to get ARD last summer, and... (35 replies)
ATT: mel
Nov 19, 2004
... S1, bone spur at same level. ... (7 replies)
... ray done on your foot to see if you have bone spurs. ... (23 replies)
Bone Spurs?
Sep 21, 2004
... discectomy last summer. The surgery didn't take care of my pain because the spurring has come back. The spur was wrapped around my nerves and was growing off of the facet joints. ... (4 replies)
... First off welcome to the boards. To answere your question yes the spur can grow because of the degeneration. I have DDD in L4 and L5 with a buldging disc and I also have bones spurs. My surgeon to absolutley STAY away from chiropractors. ... (7 replies)
... My MRI showed that I also have bone spurs on the vertabra and they are displacing the L4 nerve root. I also have severe DDD in L4 and L5 with a buldging disc so I can really understand the pain that you are in. I am on Bextra it helps some but not much towards the end of the day. ... (5 replies)
... hing was stopping my mobility as I had NONE and my back was absolutely killing me. I was from doctor to doctor and noone believed that I had something other than disc pain. I had MRI's and bone scans and nothing showed. ... (7 replies)
... lamy last summer and facetectomy to remove spurring at the joint due to the bone on bone rubbing. I thought it might have helped me out at about 3 months but then I started getting 'crappy' again. ... (9 replies)
... L5 disc when I was 17 years old. ... (1 replies)
... About 3 years ago I first 'ruptured' my L4 L5 and L5 S1. I got better after about a year. Was doing really well but still real careful. I guess the doctor I was seeing said the tears healed. ... (185 replies)
... I don't have stenosis. I have DDD, obviously. My L4 L5 disc is degenerating and it shows a bulge on the MRI and the L5 S1 have a small bulge and I think L3 L4 does to. I am having the surgery for a discectomy on L4 L5 so he can remove the bulging piece that may be causing me my problems. I have strange symptoms. ... (9 replies)
MRI Results
Jun 18, 2014
... There is straightening of the normally observed cervical lordosis and diffuse cervical disc dehydration dhange. The posterior fossa is clear. ... (6 replies)
... he trauma unit managed to miss it.only reason i know is I'm now seeing an excellent ortho surgeon, spine specialist, as i hurt my back worse a well, he ordered a bone scan, i don't have with me, i got a phone call late at night to tell me bone scan found fractured sternum as well as a new mass in right ovary. ... (21 replies)
Surgery or NOT ?
Oct 31, 2013
... Hi. Thanks for your post. I have decided to seek second opinion from another neurosurgeon. In response to your questions 1) Neurological exam shows absent knee reflex. I have also loss of sensation in the base of my foot and toes but we cannot differentiate as to whether that is caused by the spinal nerve root compression or my symptoms from the auto-immune condition. 2)... (9 replies)
Surgery or NOT ?
Oct 31, 2013
... Hi calamity, Its been about a week since you started this thread any improvement or decisions for surgery made? I had 4 lumbar laminectomies for L4 & L5 nerve root decompression, i had to because i had CSF leaks anyway so had to have surgery. If there is radiological evidence, like on MRI, of nerve compression such as a disc out pressing on the nerves or on the thecal sac... (9 replies)




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