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Annular tears
Jun 29, 2001
... i finally had a fusion because of annular tears, caused a lot of discogenic pain, and the gel also leaks out and causes irritation. ... (6 replies)
... S1 causing mild impression on the thecal sac and slight impression on the right S1 nerve root. Just to give a little history...I had a bad fall back in March of 06 where I fractured my sacrum and wrist and have had back problems ever since. ... (9 replies)
... your annular tears could be caused from the fall, or the DDD. The DDD is an unhealthy disc and the the fall could have then set it off. ... (9 replies)

... t it is difficult to know whether these issues are the pain generators, or whether these are new problems. You would need to compare previous MRIs to see if the annular tears were present earlier. ... (3 replies)
... however the hit did the irreparable damage. I found out after my first MRI that I had some mild DDD going on prior to my accident. I was never aware of this beforehand...didn't have pains.. It also revealed a midline herniation. ... (3 replies)
Annular tears
Mar 10, 2012
... If you do have an annular tear in the disc between the lumbar 3 and lumbar 4 vertebrae, it is a problem that originates in your lumbar spine. ... (4 replies)
... it's crucial to have at least one or more opinions from SPINAL specialists. Just cause a doc is a neuro or ortho doesn't mean they have a lot of experience with the spine. ... (4 replies)
... and Tizanidine for spasm to be taken in the evening. The doc also gave me an injection of cortisone in the most painful area of my lumbar...he also ordered a tens unit and scheduled me for a lumbar epidural on Feb. 1st. ... (9 replies)
... certainly contact Dr. Osterman!! I am very pleased with the surgery he did on my wrist and elbow. I would much rather have a referral from a physician than word of mouth our using the yellow pages!! I assume that you have or had similar back issues? ... (9 replies)
... By all means, contact the doc who did your hand surgery for a referral, assuming you are satisfied with his work! He can probably get you in sooner than if you call on your own. Make use of whatever contacts you have, as it is very important that you find a well-qualified, fellowship-trained spinal surgeon. (9 replies)
... I hope this combination of meds and treatments will work well for you. I think those meds are fairly standard for what ails you. I take skelaxin and have no problems with it. ... (9 replies)
... than about 2 minutes at a time. However my pain was relieved by sitting or lying down. I put off surgery for almost 3 years...and during that time saw a total of 8 spinal specialists. ... (9 replies)
... Are you under the care of a Neuro Surgeon or Ortho? ... (9 replies)
... onse. I am new to message boards! Just looking for some insight to my issues. I am not sure I am responding to your reply correctly. My first MRI was in March of 06 2 weeks after my fall... ... (9 replies)
... I guess this is how you reply- My pain is constant, It is never ending, burning. The discogram did not produce pain that did not exist, it produced it at a higher extent and showed annular tears with no disc protrusion (small possible bulge). I am not excited to receive an invasive surgery that causes scar tissue and can result in the same 40% success rate. Again, I am not... (8 replies)
... S1 without evidence of neural foraminal narrowing or stenosis and that there appears to be slight bulging of the discs with annular tears. ... (3 replies)
... I've only learned a little bit about tears in the annulus of a disc, but here goes... The disc between two vertebrae is like a jelly donut. ... (18 replies)
... Fibromyalgia causes pain in muscle and soft tissue. ... (7 replies)
Ouch my Back!
Jun 10, 2012
... Welcome to the board. The MRI is one piece of the diagnostic puzzle. ... (3 replies)
MRI results
Sep 10, 2013
... S1 are both showing signs of degeneration. ... (3 replies)

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