... nerally ache and cause pain. As the joint enlarges it tends to cause stenosis in the foramen. The foramina is an opening located at each segment that links the vertebra together and forms an opening that the spinal nerve uses to exit the spine to go out to a specific part of the body. ... (3 replies)
... e I seem to recall my surgeon telling me that he had intentionally left as much of the disc as possible given that the anatomy of my spine is so different. Extra vertebra equals thinner discs I've been told. Willing to try anything to get back where I was 2 months ago. Trying not to worry but I can't stay out of my own head. ... (10 replies)
... Hello, all! I was really hoping that I would not be posting on this message board again. I had major success with my microdiscectomy (L5-L6, on account of my extra lumbar vertebra), and my sciatica was 95% gone except for occasional numbness in my calf which I could usually walk off in a few days. I have been hiking and kayaking and thought that I was getting stronger over the... (10 replies)
... ray is the best test to diagnose this problem where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. This causes or can cause some instability in that area of the spinal column. ... (5 replies)
... pacted. One is the central canal through which runs the spinal cord and the other is in the neural foramen, which are little openings located at the end of each vertebra through which a spinal nerve exits the spine and goes out to body. ... (8 replies)
... Suspected hemangioma in vertebra Th10. ... (8 replies)
... S1 there is a spondylolisthesis that measures 10mm. This is a situation where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. This can cause instability of this segment of the spine, which can result in a spinal nerve getting pinched. ... (3 replies)
... This will check for spondylolisthesis, which is a condition when one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. This can create an instability which often results in a pinched nerve. ... (13 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)
... 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)
... he instructions for therapy and don't get in too big of a hurry. In my case, I am still having a slow recovery because of several other problems affecting every vertebra and disc in my neck and back. Hoping that you are only having problems at that one level. ... (2 replies)