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... You didn't mention the disc osteophytes before. This is an indication of a process that can be referred to as general disc degeneration...the stenosis in the foramen, bone spurs along the disc space area, etc. in my experience no amount of exercise, PT, etc. is going to cause this situation to get a lot better. Also the pain generator may be coming from the SI joints rather... (26 replies)
... Even exercises, yoga and tai chi that I do regularly are curtailed. I can't do what I did before the RIGHT SIDE sciatica problem. ... (26 replies)
... MRI results say I have a small diffuse disc bulge at L5-S1 that doesn't bulge to any side and the my doctor says it means the pain is not coming from my spine. my doctor thinks it's piriformis syndrome and I'm gonna get the piriformis block shot now. it's a depo medrol steroid shot. could this shot cause my condition to become chronic ? I heard these kind of shots can do... (12 replies)

... I read about spondylolisthesis, seems that if I had spondylolisthesis it should have been visible in the CT scan. I'm guessing there is something else pinching my sciatic nerve as you suggested. that's one of the reasons I'm getting a piriformis block injection in a few days as well (in case it's piriformis syndrome) thing is, my orthopedist believes that it's still... (12 replies)
... I'll be have an MRI test in a few days (answer will be in 3 weeks). can spondylolisthesis happen at age 38? (12 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Have you had a flexion/extension x-ray to check for a spondylolisthesis? This is a situation where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. L5-S1 is the most common segment where it occurs. It can be something one is born with, or it can develop due to a pars defect which is like a small crack, or it can be from degeneration. It can... (12 replies)
... thing is, the sciatica pain I feel is only at the left side of my body, from my lower back through my buttocks down to almost my foot. ... (12 replies)
... Question: What is causing your sciatic pain? Answer: Herniated disk L5-S1. (26 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)
... 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)


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