... How did they fuse the vertebra after the laminectomy? ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You are right -- no fun at all.
I think you did a good job of finding definitions of the words you didn't understand, but I am not convinced you understand what the definitions mean, so I am going to be basic in my explanations. If it is boring to you, perhaps it will be of help to a new member who knows little about spinal anatomy and what can go... (1 replies)
... S1 and a Grade 1 retrolisthesis which is found to be stable. This is a spondylolisthesis, which is when one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent one. Retrolisthesis is when the slip goes to the back. ... (4 replies)
... S1. This is a situation where one vertebra slides over the top of the adjacent one. It can create an instability and this can result in a spinal nerve getting pinched, irritated or compressed. ... (5 replies)
... to degenerate. When this happens, it usually results in other degenerative changes as well. When the facet begins to wear away, it can make it possible for the vertebra to slip a bit, and this causes spondylolisthesis. ... (2 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)
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)
... soo surprised they would tell you to wear the belt regularly.. i was told (mind you I have no fracture but L4/L5 annular tear and herniations there and up) that the belt would weaken my core muscles making the pain worse in the futer and causing other problems.. I was told to stregnthen the core muscles and that alone would aid in the relief of pain.. and only to use a belt... (4 replies)
... Yes, anterolisthesis is another name for spondylolisthesis. So her L5 vertebra (the bottomost of the lumbar part) is sliding forward on the S1 vertebra (the top of the sacrum part). It can be genetic aswell (when you're missing a tiny bit of bone in the joints at the back of the spine) so may not be due to disc degeneration or an accident. There's different grades of slippage... (4 replies)
... its when the bottom vertebra in your spine is fued to the sacrum which is the bone in the middle of your pelvis (1 replies)
... Think of this like an oreo cookie. There's the L5 vertebra (choc. cookie) the disc where you have the tear (the filling) and then the S1 vertebra (the other choc. cookie. There is a harder ring around the white part that, in your case, has developed a 5 mm hole, which is allowing the sticky white filling to leak out. Sometimes when this happens, the white filling spills onto... (10 replies)
... specific bone marrow signal abnormality of the L5 vertebra. This is eccentric to the left where increased T1 and T2 signal intensity apparent. ... (7 replies)
... his is a congenital situation where the vertebrae do not divide correctly during fetal development, and it results in a partial split. It usually happens at the L5 or S1 level and is often of no consequence to the person. Apparently yours is positioned in such a way that it is lessening the mobility at this level. ... (5 replies)
... Can anyone please interpret these resultsfor me?
1. Lumbar Spnodylosis with Mild L3-L4 andL4-L5 Lateral Recess and Foraminal Stenosis, Mildly progressive of the L3-L4 Level.
2. New Increased T2 Signal within the dorsal L3-L4 disc suggesting an annular fissure.
3. Potential Transitional L5 Vertebra and resulting diminished mobility at the L5-S1 disc space.
I am... (5 replies)
... If so, you will want the doctor to check for spondylolisthesis. This is a condition when one vertebra slides over the top of the adjacent vertebra. It can cause some instability and result in a spinal nerve getting pinched... ... (2 replies)
... which are causing the nerve compression, broke off a piece of vertebra and now have a "free floater" as well. ... (18 replies)