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L5 S1 fusion
Oct 20, 2014
... Welcome to the board Cot! Here's my story. At 32 yrs. old I too was injured at work. I was a young Police Officer chasing a Burglar when I fell off a curb, right then and there I felt the pain. I dealt with doctors and workers comp for 2 yrs. before they allowed me surgery. I herniated L5/S1. I had a Laminectomy done and after the surgery the doctor told me that the disc... (10 replies)
... that's a herniation pushing into the spinal canal. ... (4 replies)
... C6 also mild. The consensus of the spine specialists I consulted was PT and watchful waiting was indicated. That's what I've done and so far, 6 months later I'm doing ok. ... (3 replies)

... gmak, I'm sorry about my confusion. I don't think right. I am posting the results below and can you tell me what you think? ************** There are 3 MRI's below, the 2 lumbar ones are combined in one report of the Lumbar. Lumbar...... Findings: Since the prior MRI from 9/13/2013, status post interval lumbar instrumentation and fusion from L1 through L5 with... (26 replies)
... Here is what the MRI report says There are no relevant examinations for comparison. The patient is status post cervical fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6.. There is a susceptibility artifact from the metallic fusion. At C3-C4 there is however a central disc herniation with ventral impression on the cervical cord. There are no significant cervical cord signal abnormalities in... (10 replies)
... Thanks Ruffdogster, I appreciate the info. Yes I am having problems with neck pain and tingling & numbness. Just like before the 1st surgery in 2011. That is one of the reasons for recent MRI's I had. To find out what's going on in my neck. I am worried I'll need another surgery and it upsets me too because the Dr I went to was a Ortho & he said to do all 4 levels. The Dr... (10 replies)
... Means you now have a bulging disc and bone spurs around the bones supporting said disc, below your fusion. Annular means circular, osteophyte means Bone spurs. They say you can suffer future herniation's above or below a prior ACDF. I am about to have a second ACDF surgery c5-6 c6-7 due to a prior ACDF of c3-4 c4-5 causing the below disc which was bulging is now herniated... (10 replies)
... Hi. I have been through PT, chiropractic, acupuncture, homeopathy, and three Epidural Steroid Injections (in L5S1 only). I've been focussed on L5-S1 with neuro because that's the major pain generator right now. They are talking PLIF. Sent MRI report to Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for a second opinion and I see them Thursday. They are concerned with the... (2 replies)
... Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels? ... (6 replies)
... Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels? ... (6 replies)
... I wonder why the neck pain came on so suddenly. I suppose it was the herniation. I wonder if they can tell if a herniation is new or old. ... (6 replies)
... or cord flattening. Mild to moderate bilateral foramlnal narrowing due to uncovertebral osteophytes. This contacts but does not displace nor compress the exiting C5 nerve root. ... (6 replies)
... Hi All, My story: ACDF C5-6 in 2007. ACDF C6-7 in 2011. I've been having excruciating pain for about a week when I put my shampoo on my head (no joke). I decided to call my neurosurgeon and he ordered an MRI and x-ray. I don't have the report but I came home and looked at the images on CD. It looks like a huge herniation and spinal cord compression at C4-5. I... (1 replies)
... I already know the answer to most of these questions because my NS and his PA told me without me even having to ask. Thanks for posting this. (25 replies)
... I'm 25 y/o and have been told in the past that I have scoliosis...(this was just by an ortho looking at my shoulders; it was actually an appt for my son & he pointed this out just by looking at me) Anyway...no tests/xrays/nothing...I just kinda forgot about it... and now (5 years later) due to both of my hands going numb, (and I was diagnosed with bilateral carpal tunnel)... (6 replies)
... I found a site on line that listed a million questions to ask your surgeon prior to surgery. I was at a lose of specific questions to ask. I am not sure but they were general for any .surgery and then some specific for the type of surgery. How long have you been completing this particular surgery? How many have you done? What approach will you use? How long of a surgery?... (25 replies)
... Jas... I am sure it has not escaped you that the MRI report stresses right-side problems, but your symptoms seem to be predominantly left-side. Also, your list of symptoms may have several cervical nerves participating, but those symptoms would stem, I believe, more from the C5 and C6 nerves, which come from the C4-5 and C5-6 levels. So, if I only knew your symptoms, and then... (25 replies)
... Thanks Jenny for the detailed explanation. Couldn't have been explained better. (2 replies)
... There are 2 issues that can lead to paralysis in the spine....the spinal nerves and the spinal cord. The spinal nerves peel off the cord at each vertebra(except C1) and go out to the body, and where they leave the cord, they can be compressed by herniated disks, or arthritic bone spurs or any combination of those 2. The compression is rated as minimal, mild, moderate and... (2 replies)
... Due to a neck and shoulder pain I did an MRI. The result summary reads out as following * Left posterio-lateral disc-osteophyte complex at c5-6 level is indenting the thecal sac, left exiting nerve root and mildly narrowing the left neural foramina * Right posterio-lateral osteophyte at c4-5 level is indenting the thecal sac. No significant root indentation or foraminal... (2 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, c5-c6 herniated disc, foraminal stenosis, paracentral disc protrusion, plif

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