... The disc between the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebra is showing some signs of degeneration. Intervertebral discs are the soft cushions between the bones that allow the spine to twist and bend... ... (2 replies)
... aused by a pars defect that occurred during adolescence. Often the symptoms don't begin in earnest until a few decades later. A spondylolisthesis is when one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (3 replies)
... I can only offer limited suggestions as to what might be going on since I have so little information to go on. A spondylolisthesis is when one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (7 replies)
... This is when one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. It causes instability of the spinal segment and can result in a spinal nerve being "pinched. ... (41 replies)
... Grade 1 anterolisthesis of L4 on L5. Straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis. Trasitinoal segment representing a partially scralized L5 vertebra. Rudimentary ribs at T12. ... (44 replies)
... I will give you a quick response now as you said you have an appointment this afternoon. If I were in your shoes, And having L4-5 fused, I would go ahead and have L5-S1 fused as well. You will not notice any difference in how much you can move or bend, and with the sacralized vertebra, it will insure you are more or less lined up properly and diminish any movement between... (44 replies)
... on about fusion, edema is something that can come about as part of the degenerative process. When a disc and facet joint are in the process of degeneration, the vertebra is affected too and this change is sometimes reflected in marrow edema. ... (44 replies)
... Your symptoms are coming from what is called a spondylolisthesis. This is where the vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (7 replies)
... The reason why I asked about the sacralized vertebra is because I can't see anything else that would cause the type of pain you are talking about and the MRI doesn't mention SI joints. ... (15 replies)
... Degenerative disc disease and DJD of the Lumbar spine with minimal grade degenerative anterior subluxation of L4 on L5 and L5 on S1. ... (15 replies)
... Has anyone talked to you about the sacralized vertebra at L5? ... (15 replies)
... of the central canal, and is slightly pushing into the L5 spinal nerve. ... (7 replies)
... This is a condition where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra... ... (3 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with a Posterio Inferio chip fracture at the L5 Vertebra of the spine. ... (4 replies)
... What does partial Sacralisation of L5 means & what is the effect of it?? Is it a serious problem? (2 replies)
"Sacralisation of L5 vertebra seen on both side"
this means your bottom vertebra has fused to your sacrum which is the bone in the middle of your pelvis (2 replies)
... Sacralisation of L5 vertebra seen on both side - What does it mean? (2 replies)
... what is sacralisation of l5 vertebra (1 replies)
... In your case, the L5 vertebra is slipping over the top of the S1 vertebra. ... (1 replies)
Thanks for sharing your case.. :)
And yes,... there has been an increase in the pain (which earlier was negligible) after I started wearing the belt.
I would be visiting my orthopedic to discuss the same ASAP, and shall keep posting about the same.
Was there anything specific advised to strengthen the core muscles or bones. (4 replies)