... One more thing...be sure to ask the doctor whether there is a spondylolisthesis. This is a potentially unstable area caused when one vertebra slides over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (5 replies)
... that is considered a one level fusion. One disc between the L4 and L5 vertebra will be replaced with bone or bone product. ... (13 replies)
... It is a situation where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. ... (7 replies)
... S1. This is where one vertebra slides over the top of the adjacent vertebra. It can continue to slip and it creates instability at the affected spinal segment. ... (12 replies)
... In degenerative spondylolisthesis ligaments have little to do with the "slippage." As the name implys, there are degenerative changes in the vertebra and facet joint that make it possible for the bones to slip or slide. ... (4 replies)
... In addition there is a small retrolisthesis. This is a spondylolisthesis, which is where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra...in this case, "retro" means to the back or posterior side. ... (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)
... 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)
... at could very well be the source of the issues in your lower body. You also have spondylolisthesis at that level, which is an instability in your spine where the L5 vertebra slips onto the S1. This can, during movement for instance, cause more significant issues that don't necessarily show up in the "static" MRI. ... (8 replies)
... Do you have an "extra" vertebra at L6? ... (2 replies)