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... Question: What is causing your sciatic pain? Answer: Herniated disk L5-S1. (13 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sounds like your lower lumbar spine is a bit of a mess. Do you have a copy of the MRI report? It would be interesting to know just what it indicated. Did a spine surgeon do your surgery? I know a lot about lower lumber issues and fusions, but nothing about workman's comp...but it sounds like you need to see another spine surgeon. It could be a... (1 replies)
... Just a quick question. I have a few conditions going on with my back - early dx of Scheuermanns Kyphosis, mild scoliosis, along with more recent ddd of C-spine at C2-C3 with occipital neuralgia and also ddd in lumbar spine L5-S1 and bulging disc L4-L5. I get facet joint and sacroiliac injections by x-ray guidance. I get severe pain in back - referred pain from sciatica and... (1 replies)

... If you do not have a spondylolisthesis at L5-S1 then PT may help. This is where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. The slippage can be stable or unstable, where it is still slipping. The protruding disc matter is pushing into the foraminal openings, where the nerves exit the spine and go out to the body. This narrows the opening, and puts pressure... (13 replies)
... L5 and S1 level disc protrusion, bulging and moderate encroachment in area where nerves go through to the the legs. ... (13 replies)
... over the past 6 weeks I was experiencing lower back pain. At first it was like sciatica with pains down left leg when sitting but increased to severe pain that included some saddle numbness at times. ... (7 replies)
... Hi I'm looking for some advice. 17 weeks ago I gave birth to a baby girl. During my pregnancy I suffered a couple of bouts of back pain and sciatica but recovered and became mobile again after a few weeks. ... (1 replies)
... Hi hopper. You are stilll very fresh out of surgery. When they operate on your back it is necessary to move nerves and since you already had the sciatica, it may take several months for the nerve pain to die down. When the nerves are irritated they can cause some trouble for a while. Give it time and don't push the walking; only walk as far as you comfortably can and rather... (4 replies)
... Hello. I'm 8 days post discectomy surgery and still having some sciatica issues. As it was before surgery when I walk the symptoms increase down my right leg. Although now it is a much less type of pain. ... (4 replies)
... After having sciatica symptoms for a year now and trying to work around it.... ended up going to get an M.R.I. ... (21 replies)
... I had a fall two years ago that resulted in disk herniation at L5/S1. The pain after almost around a year subsided and i thought its gone but then again started again. I have pain in my calves and feet and sometime in hips as well. I have been to neurosurgeons, some suggested surgery and others were like you dont need surgery at all. As per the ones that didn't advise... (4 replies)
... I had a fall two years ago that resulted in disk herniation at L5/S1. The pain after almost around a year subsided and i thought its gone but then again started again. I have pain in my calves and feet and sometime in hips as well. I have been to neurosurgeons, some suggested surgery and others were like you dont need surgery at all. As per the ones that didn't advise... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board. First, I would suggest that you make a habit of getting a copy of the MRI and the radiology report, and any other testing you may have in the future. These are available to you for your personal use...and it is a good idea to start a file so you will have the records at your fingertips if you go to other specialists, etc. In this case , it would be... (3 replies)
... in specialist. This Dr. order MRI and said I have SI joint disorder and sciatica. He recommended injections and I will get 1st one next week. So I'm wondering if sciatica and bulging disc are the same diagnosis and why my SI joint will not stay in place? ... (3 replies)
... d disc buldge with facet joint hyperthropy causing mild impingement on the thecal sac. Narrowing neural exit foramina on left with potential impingement on left L5 nerve root. Mild narrowing on the right with potential impingement of exiting L5 nerve root weight bearing. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Erica What kind of surgery are you having?? Im 40 year old female and also have a physically demanding job that I love. I injured my self at work last March. Never having back issues before things turned for the worse very quickly. I had bad left leg pain with sciatica, loss of sensation in my skin, numbness and tingling in my entire left leg, and flexing my left foot... (18 replies)
Severe L5-S1
May 1, 2013
... I cannot have a MRI, because I have a pacemaker so I just had a CT scan with dye. My Doctor can't read my report until Tuesday and I just talked to the nurse that said I have severe degenerative disc disease at L5-S1 with severe arthritis above that level and she can't tell me more. I have been having severe leg pain (sciatica) from my lower buttocks to my feet. I cannot been... (1 replies)
... a dermatome map, there are many when you look them up. You will see the areas you describe the are served by the L5 nerve. When you had the steroid injection for sciatica where did they inject, put the needle? ... (31 replies)
... I have seen a bit about my issues on previous posts but nothing recently. I am/was an avid runner and have had a slight ache on occasion in my left lateral hip area for several years which generally gets better during a run; I've just lived with this. However about 2 weeks ago I began having much more severe pain both in that lateral hip area as well as slightly above that... (31 replies)
... Hi, Keren! I suffered something very similar. For over a year, my doctor insisted on conservative therapy- physical therapy, anti-inflammatories and regular icing. It took both my phys. therapist and my chiropractor calling my GP to tell him that they'd done all they could and that nothing was working for him to refer me to a spine specialist. The long wait for a proper... (7 replies)


Associated Tags: bulging disc, degenerative disc disease, disk degeneration, disk herniation, herniated disc, kyphosis, sciatica, scoliosis

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