... omething a little out of the ordinary that the PCP has missed. Also, this way you will have a spine specialist to get into right away if things get worse. With nerve compression in the lower lumbar area, it is a good idea to be prepared for this possibility. ... (2 replies)
... e can give me some insight. I am 45 years old and i have had back problems for many years. The most recent flair up has had me barely able to walk 10 feet. The pain I am experiencing has been excruciating. I have been through epidurals and spine injections and they have not helped. The pain seems to get worse everyday. ... (5 replies)
... ting a suitcase. I thought I had just "pulled my back", as I have done several times in my life. I did stretches, rested, took Ibuprofen for a few months. The pain got worse, and moved from my spine into my left buttock. ... (3 replies)
... ignal are present compatible with mild disc degeneration. A large right paramedian disc extrusion is noted with considerable impingement on the crossing right S1 nerve root. The facets appear normal. The neural foramina are adequate. ... (2 replies)
... I am five weeks into recovery for my back surgery...I had a laminectomy and discectomy L4 and L5 were involved. Prior to my surgery I had two spinal injections which is when my right leg pain and knee numbness really got worse. ... (2 replies)
... lower back. I have constant pain down the back of my left thigh down to my ankle. ... (3 replies)
... He did a second smaller surgery to try to create more space for the L5 nerve. ... (11 replies)
... lifting. Had bulged disc and went thru therapy. Got better but work hardening put me back to where I began. Went this way for many years. Last 5 I have been to a Pain Clinic. Had several epidural nerve blocks worked at first but last 3 didn't. Have had neural spine stimulator implant and laminectomy due to stenosis. ... (11 replies)
... use, slight disc bulge and tiny right posterolateral and left paracentral annular tears. These casus slight narrowing of both lateral recesses. No thecial sac or nerve root compression is seen. ... (0 replies)
... I had my 2 level lumbar fusion in march and was great for the first month or 2. now my leg pain is bad and I have trouble getting up stairs. I have sciatica pain so bad I cannot sleep. ... (4 replies)
... I am not clear on your issues for which the doctor is recommending a fusion surgery. Are you unstable or have nerve compression? ... (11 replies)
... I'm probably not the right person to respond to your post as I am not a fan of chiropractic for those with serious spine issues...but, no one else has posted....
If your sciatic pain is coming from a compressed nerve in the L5-S1 level, you probably have some mechanical issues that will not be resolved by chiropractic treatment. I would encourage you to consult with a... (6 replies)
... around the left nerve root with the bone up against the nerve, which corresponds to your symptoms. ... (19 replies)
... Also, Annular Tear of L5 disc.? ... (19 replies)
... left lateral recess and left foraminal disc protrusion with results in moderate left neural foraminal stenosis. This posteriorly displaces the transitioning left L5 nerve root. There is also moderate facet arthropathy at this level. ... (6 replies)
... or pain in the perineum, rectal, vaginal, or all at once. The worse part is when everything burns from the pelvis down to my toes. ... (6 replies)
... There is secondary evidence for some mass effect upon the left L5 nerve root with displacement. Consideration could be given to Lumbar CT myelography for further detail, if clinically warranted. ... (6 replies)
... I'm a 40 year old female with Scheuermann's Kyphosis and have been suffering with pain in my neck and back for years. ... (5 replies)
... S1 with the indication of a small spondylolisthesis, there is no indication of nerve compression and everything is indicated to be minimal or mild. ... (10 replies)
... Conus and cauda Edina have a normal appearance. The fluid sensitive sequence shows edema across the left facet joint at L5-S1. Intervertebral discs are normal in signal and height at every level. Numbering assumes five non rib-bearing lumbar vertebrae.
T10-11 through L1-L2: Unremarkable.
L2-L3: A small foraminal protrusion is depicted both right and left as on the prior... (10 replies)