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... Just before I decided to look up sciatica and nerve pain and ran across a few posts claiming that ankle trouble occured soon after Lumbar Herniations. ... (2 replies)
... joints to rub against each other and have foraminal issues. There wasn't much sciatica but it seemed to be constant mechanical pain. Upper levels aren't the greatest and have some bulges. ... (3 replies)
... I am a 44 year old active, fit guy from Tampa, FL. After years of weightlifting I had some sciatica pain back in November of 2014. It was very severe pain for about a week. Sitting was the worst. Not too bad when standing. ... (4 replies)

... recess. Suggest clinical correlation with left S1 radiculopathy. ... (2 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)
... or sciatica at some point, but few to the extent you're talking about. ... (16 replies)
... Thank you both for your responses. I am going for a second opinion. The first surgeon wanted to do a PLIF on the L4, L5 and S1. ... (16 replies)
... Hi, I have decided to go forward with a L3-S1 Lumbar Decompression & Fusion. I have Sciatica, nerve damage, arthritis, slipped disc and herniated disc - I know, a lot of going on. I am an older adult and quite frightened by the upcoming surgery. I am in quite a bit of pain that is no longer responding to medication (Vicodin) as it was. My life is at a standstill as it is... (4 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)
... 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)
... I am so sorry you're in such pain. I too have a herniated L5/S1, as well as L4/L5. The L5/S1 is pinching a nerve which causes pain down my legs. My right leg has been affected for many months, while my left has just recently started. I also have a differentiation in the strength and flexibility of my legs due to a lack of development in my left hip because I had to wear... (7 replies)


Associated Tags: disk degeneration, disk herniation, sciatic nerves, sciatica, spondylosis

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