... Not sure til next visit with Neurosurgeon, but believe mine is due to arthritic growths on vertebra causing obstructions, so expect a bit of bone scraping to clear the path for the arteries at the points where they are being kinked. ... (41 replies)
... ray if you haven't had one yet. It is used to check for spondylolisthesis, which is a condition where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (4 replies)
... Retrolisthesis is a spondylolisthesis. This means that one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra...in your case, it slips toward the back. ... (4 replies)
... A retrolisthesis is a situation where the vertebra has slipped to the back, over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (10 replies)
... disc residing within the ventral and left lateral epidural space posterior to the to the L3 vertebra body, from superior to inferior. The sequestered disc measures 1.3 cm transverse by 0.8 CM AP by 2.3 CC. ... (4 replies)
... The facet joints are synovial joints that link each vertebra together. Articular cartilage covers the surfaces where these joints meet. ... (5 replies)
... ray to check for spondylolisthesis. This is a situation where one vertebra slides over the top of the adjacent vertebra. It creates instability at the segment and is fairly common at the two levels where you have problems. ... (5 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)
... which is a slippage of one vertebra over the top of the adjoining vertebra. It can result in instability of that spinal segment and can cause nerves to get "pinched. ... (7 replies)
... I'm wondering if you have a spondylolisthesis, which is a condition where one vertebra slides over the top of the adjacent one. ... (3 replies)
... Sounds like we have alot of the same conditions. I was told I had a 5mm retrolisthesis of L5 around 2 years ago but the doctors acted as if it wasn't a big deal. I continued to have worsening symptoms of back, leg, and perineal pain. ... (9 replies)