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... S1. Only after I was opened up and laying on the table did they find that my facets at L3 were worn away to little nubs...and I was grossly unstable at this level. ... (9 replies)
... Hi., I have lower back pain but leg pains from hips to knees hurt ALL The Time and bad. I have had epidurals but need help figuring out what this means. I see the neurosurgeon July 3. L2 - L3 There us a diffuse circumferential disc-osteophytic ridge and hypertrophy of the facets and ligamentum flavum Resulting in mild central stenosis . There is a mild narrowing of the... (7 replies)
... S1 causes mild encroachment upon the right S1 nerve root within the right lateral recess. ... (2 replies)

... There is a straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis, with minimal retrolisthesis of L2, L3, L3 on L4 and L4 on L5. There are Schmorl's nodes of the L1, L2 and L3 vertebral body endplates, consistent with degenerative disc disease. ... (2 replies)
... I think you need to insist that this is explained to you. The doctor works for YOU, not the other way around and he owes it to you to make sure you understand what is going on. If they won't, then I would urge you to find a different doctor who will. Make sure to take all your films with you if you are made to go that route. Good luck. Carol (2 replies)
... I had a Laminectomy on June 1, 2010 and it just doesn't feel right. My doctors wont explain. Can someone please help explain my MRI to me. It has been four months and my pain still averages at about an 8. Someone please help! History: Low back pain. Status post lumbar spine surgery at L4-L5. Technique: Multiplanar, multisequence MRI of the lumbar spine, without and ... (2 replies)
Feb 17, 2010
... itawes: If more than one spine surgeon has recommended a fusion, please consider it as a viable option. Don't worry much about hardware. You don't feel it, it doesn't set of airport detectors, and many people are walking around with all kinds of hardware from spinal, to knee / hip / shoulder replacements and hardware placed to fix broken bones. An L4-S1 fusion is quite... (40 replies)
... Ah yes I am all too familiar with how horrible of a procedure it is. I am so sorry there is nothing that can be done for you other than managing the pain. I should have had 2 levels fused to begin with. I had L5-S1 fused and now L4-L5 has gotten even worse and L3-L4 and L2-L3 are beginning to tear. When I saw the surgeon earlier this month, he explained to me that I would... (15 replies)
... So far, have been advised to do everything from 'spinal decompression' also called "Lordex" and several other brand names, to complete fusion at L3 thru S1. That's not happening, I can tell you that. The Lordex gave me some relief, at least I think it did, but it was marginal. ... (3 replies)
... Softone, I had the same symptoms. Here's my advise, for what it is worth. The problems are all coming from your back. You need to get a MRI from your primary care doctor. Then when he sees the results, that I am guessing will show lumbar disc problems, then get to a neurosurgeon. I had all the same problems. In my case, I had three herniated discs. L3-4 caused the... (3 replies)
... ined annular tear and a broad based disc bulge indenting on the thecal sac, and a focal posterior left paracentral disc protrusion impinging on the proximal left S1 nerve root, as these conditions were caused by my accident at work. Could someone offer a view as to the condition of my back ignoring those facts? ... (5 replies)
... rate disc with moderate decrease in disc height and end plate changes. There is a focal posterior left paracentral disc protrusion impinging on the proximal left S1 nerve root. Normal L5 exit foramina. Moderate facet joint arthritic changes also noted. ... (2 replies)
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Sep 27, 2003
... Hi again, I dont want to have this attached to my name permanent so Ill spit this out once (hope its ok). PS * This took me hours.. :) History 25/06/93 CT Scan - L5/S1 Left disc herniation, impinging on L5 nerve root 29/11/96 CT Scan - L5/S1 Left disc herniation, encroaching upon exit foramen of L5 nerve root (MRI suggested) 24/02/97 MRI (T11-S3) - Early degeneration... (12 replies)
... Hi all! Had my second disc done last night with coblation nucleoplasty. First disc was done 2 weeks ago. Again, was not a bad procedure at all. Had it done about 6:00 last night and, like before, am up and around doing all my normal activities. No problems at all. Just have to watch the bending and twisting. I still have to wear my brace for another 2 weeks, then I... (1 replies)
... Okay, here's the problem. I have herniations at L3-4, L4-5 and a collapsed disc at L5-S1. For the past few months when I get a really bad spasm from one of those discs, I can not stand straight up and the top of my torso gets completely shifted to the right and the bottom of my torso gets shifted to the left. I look like an alien!!! I swear. And I am in tons of pain. My PT... (2 replies)
... Hello all, I just discovered this site and am reading it with great interest and intrigue. I'm hoping for your input on my dilemma. Symptoms: Dull pain and general weakness in left leg, with mild foot drop. Severe pain in left butt cheek and low back brought on and aggravated by prolonged sitting or standing in one place. Walking is fine, although with an abnormal gait.... (4 replies)
... Joanne, My lastest mri shows ddd at l3-4,l4-5,l5-s1,with restrolisthesis(sp) also noted.disc protrusion at l4-5 and l5-s1.from what nuero said he does fusion strictly to stabalize the spine,not for pain relief.the spacing in l4-5,and l5-s1 is considered severe,l3-4 is moderate.because I am not in constant severe pain,it is actually brought on by activies,or sitting to long,he... (8 replies)
... Any help reading my lumbar Mir is greatly appreciated. Date/Time Exam Description PACS Acc # 7/6/2016 11:51 AM MRI LUMBAR SPINE .EXAMINATION: MRI LUMBAR SPINE EXAMINATION DATE: 7/6/2016 11:51 AM COMPARISON/CORRELATION: 96 2015 CLINICAL HISTORY: 39 years old Female with ; LOW BACK PAIN AND/OR (4 replies)
... REPORT - LUMBAR MRI FINDINGS L1-L3 No evidence of central or foraminal stenosis L3-L4 Mild degenerative disc disease with slight bulge. No significant central stenosis. Minimal bilateral foraminal stenosis. L4-L5 Mild DDD. There is a mild area of soft tissue signal at the posterior disc margin that is moderately hyper-intense on T2-weighted images an enhances... (5 replies)
... teteri66 - I had my new MRI Sunday and here are the results. Findings: Minimal retrolisthesis of L5-S1 no cmpression. Enhancing focus in the L2 vertebral body measuring 1.2cm; despite atypical imaging features, this likely represents a hemangioma given its unchanged appearance. Other more typical appearing hemangiomas are seen, the largest at T11. L1-L2: No significant... (19 replies)

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