... 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. ... (5 replies)
... Actually the sciatic nerve does not pass through a foramina as we have in the spine. The vertebral foramina is an opening at the edge of the vertebra that connects one vertebra to the adjacent one...so there is one on the left and one on the right at each vertebral level. ... (1 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)
... Do you have an "extra" vertebra at L6? ... (2 replies)
... S1. This is a situation where one vertebra slips over the top of the adjacent vertebra. It can cause issues similar to SIJOINT dysfunction. ... (3 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)