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Fusion recommended
Feb 16, 2004
... S1 and it was. My Neurosurgeon gave me many treatment options on what I could do about this, but he suggested a 1 level fusion would probably be my best option for a permanent solution. ... (5 replies)
... A small central disc protrusion with annular tear is present, flattening the thecal sac anteriorly. Mild degenerative facet joint changes noted. ... (5 replies)
... it is just restrictive. In other words, I'm not supposed to sit for more than 15 minutes at a time. The pain I have experienced so far is no worse than my previous pain. ... (23 replies)

... ll correct in some respects. He believes that the disc COULD cause these problems. He also believes that I have both issues going on. We did talk about different options for both. He wants to inject my si joints one last time with numbing agents. ... (6 replies)
... aggressive PT which also severely increased my pain. I think the location of my annular tear makes any abdominal or lower back exercise very painful. ... (69 replies)
... month at PM clinic, Percocet 7. ... (4 replies)
... term will tear up his stomach some more! ... (1 replies)
... L5 a central disc herniation with mass effect on the thecal sac and an annular tear along with facet arthropathy and ligamentum hypertrophy. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You must definitely get at least one more opinion. Be sure you are seeing someone whose practice is limited to the neck and back...either an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon. ... (5 replies)
... I am somewhat of a lurker here at this site and have never really posted anything. I have a question that maybe some of you could help me with or give me some pointers on. ... (5 replies)
... I can't get into him for at least 3 weeks. ... (0 replies)
... insights from anyone who can better help me understand my diagnosis and possible treatment options. ... (8 replies)
... I had very minimal disc space narrowing at the time though. ... (5 replies)
IDET VS Waiting
Jul 6, 2003
... I had 2 level IDET June 2002 for internal disc disruption and annular tears. It was performed by an anesthesiologist. I met the proper criteria for IDET. ... (13 replies)
... S1 Grade 3 annular tear. ... (4 replies)
... Therefore, I think most docs want to have a discogram provide concordant pain, in addition to visualizing annular tears. ... (16 replies)
... L5 disc. I have a followup of the 22nd to discuss treatment options. I just wanted to say the the DG was the worst thing that I have ever been thru! Dr. hit nerves with each of the 3 needle insertions. ... (8 replies)
... S1 level you have an annular tear. That can cause pain as well, so I am surprised they didn't mention that. ... (2 replies)

Associated Tags: annular tear, arthropathy facet, back pain, degenerative disc disease, lower back pain, lumbar, mri help, mri report interpretation, pain management, spine, spine surgery, spondylosis, stenosis

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