... in my lower back, I'm guessing around the L4 vertebrae. It even sticks out a little. When I was a kid I was diagnosed with spondylolysis and had quite a bit of pain again in my late teens. ... (1 replies)
... in my lower back, I'm guessing around the L4 vertebrae. It even sticks out a little. When I was a kid I was diagnosed with spondylolysis and had quite a bit of pain again in my late teens. ... (0 replies)
... amount of arthritis in one or more of these joints. Think I wrote to you about the syndesmophytosis. It is a very specific type of arthritis that is caused by 2 vertebrae fusing together. Arthropathy and hypertrophy mean you have overactive bone making bone spurs....arthritis. Spondylitic goes along with the syndesmophytosis.... ... (7 replies)
... The neck is different from the lumbar area. The vertebrae are much smaller and shaped a little differently. Even the spinal cord is different...it's oval instead of round in the neck. ... (7 replies)
... The "landmark" you look for to tell the cervical vertebrae from the thoracic is C7. ... (12 replies)
... You can have major spine problems in your neck and not have any pain at all. We have a guy who just had surgery to fuse 5 vertebrae and never had any pain. Neither did I. Didn't go down my arms or anywhere else because I was slowly becoming paralyzed by the nerve and cord compression. ... (17 replies)
... ing around screws. It is my understanding although I could be wrong is that when they go in for back surgery the laminae is in the way it is the bony growth that sticks out on the back of the vertebrae. ... (12 replies)
... I have pain that shoots out from close to my tailbone. I have what seems like a bump that sticks out further then the rest of the vertebrae there. Can anyone who reads this check to see if they have that bump about 1 or 2 inches above the end of their tailbone that sticks out further then the rest? ... (1 replies)
... The bone you are taking about on your vertebrae do you mean right at the bottom of your neck? ... (5 replies)
... minutes in bed to watch a movie with my husband and there is this pain I get right above my tailbone that really burns and feels sharp. It only hurt right on one vertebrae it seemed like. It seems like it sticks out there since this all happened. Like I am sitting on a pea or something. ... (9 replies)
... s has been of assistance. Fusions seem to divide people. Unfortunately for us that makes our decision so much harder bu as I'm sure you know there are many of us out there who are very positive about the procedure and for me the bottom line is perhaps the grass is greener on the other side.... ... (11 replies)
... I'm comfortable w/ my doc. I especially appreciate the fact that he treats me as a professional. My last neuro was the neuro from h-e-double hockey sticks!! This one is great! He's working w/ me to do everything we possible can.
Thanks for your reply.
I'm keeping all of you in my prayers.
Midge :angel: (3 replies)