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... L5 being herniated and a bone spur on L4. MRI is scheduled for 26 Dec. He recommends pain pills if possible. ... (2 replies)
... laminectomy and 3 surgieries being the last my bone graft. ... (0 replies)
Bone spur l4
Mar 18, 2008
... gal that is a dog groomer and I posted a few weeks back about my problems. Well I went for xrays and they called me today, I have no disk issues but I do have a bone spur on L4. ... (3 replies)

... er sign of arthritic and degenerative changes in the lumbar spine. This can cause instability of a spinal segment, which can result in nerve compression, or the bone spur itself can encroach upon a foraminal opening and cause a stenotic situation...which results in nerve compression. ... (4 replies)
... ty as I had NONE and my back was absolutely killing me. I was from doctor to doctor and noone believed that I had something other than disc pain. I had MRI's and bone scans and nothing showed. ... (7 replies)
... My MRI showed that I also have bone spurs on the vertabra and they are displacing the L4 nerve root. I also have severe DDD in L4 and L5 with a buldging disc so I can really understand the pain that you are in. I am on Bextra it helps some but not much towards the end of the day. ... (5 replies)
... First off welcome to the boards. To answere your question yes the spur can grow because of the degeneration. I have DDD in L4 and L5 with a buldging disc and I also have bones spurs. My surgeon to absolutley STAY away from chiropractors. ... (7 replies)
... ested it to my husband for his neck as ADR is not availabe in the US as of yet. He is refusing and holding out for the ARD approval. He will have them remove the bone spur meantime. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You can treat the symptoms, but without specifically what is the pain generator, it probably won't have any long lasting effects. Many people you have been troubled with hip pain or hip bursitis, often end up having an "issue" at L4-5, including my mother-in-law, who had been treated for a number of years for bursitis. I watched her walk and suggested... (1 replies)
... I went to a hip specialist with what I thought was progression of my labrum tears diagnosed in 2013. He took an X-ray and after listening to symptoms says he suspects lower back disk issues, not hip. he advised MRI and go to a back specialist. I went to my chiropractor who looked at the X-ray and suspects bone spurs and arthritis in l4/l5. I seem to have a few weeks... (1 replies)
... Other than disc problems, bone spurs are the most common type of spinal problem that affects the nerves or, above the L1 level, the spinal cord itself. ... (4 replies)
Bone spurs
Oct 6, 2012
... I had a lumber formantomy back in June. My surgeon thought he was just dealing with stenois. Turns out in addition I had a bone spur in the same general area. ... (3 replies)
... ray and CT scan showed the bone spurs, as well as broken hardware. ... (2 replies)
... Rays. And yeah, having spinal surgery will be considerably different than the other bone issues you have dealt with. ... (2 replies)
Bone spur l4
Mar 18, 2008
... I've read too many things on the intenet that says bone spurs cause pain. Well, it is the actually rubbing against a nerve or muscle that causes the pain. Did you have an MRI? ... (3 replies)
... Hi Missim: I agree with Fredo; unless a nerve is being pinched or poked, I see no need for surgery. I, too, have spinal arthritis and degenerating disks. I've had two surgeries; one in my neck, June, 2000, C5-6 fusion, and one in lumbar area March, 1993, decompression laminectomy for bone spurs at L4-5. I got through the surgery just fine. I also have arthritis in mid back;... (15 replies)
... The results from the ct myelo should be back by n ow....give the dr's office a call. It's good that the dr. didn't mess around like some would or blow it off. Falling that soon after a surgery is a scary proposition; of course, that is true for anyone who has back problems. As for the EMG, well I don't have a lot of faith in them, either. Mine came back normal even tho my... (3 replies)
... s for the spinal tap yet. Damn that guy was rough, i thought he would go for the surgery site but he went for l2 insted and bent the needle on what he said was a bone spur. He finally went were i have nothing covering my spinal cord. ... (3 replies)
... due to bulging disc and bone spur. But that's not the same as what you have and I really can't tell you much about it tho I'm hoping someone can tell you more about the condition. ... (3 replies)
Siatica pain!
Oct 22, 2007
... in my buttock then came the sciatic pain in my left leg and then my right. I had the same diagnosis as you in the exact same place except that they also found a bone spur due to arthritis. I went through the gambit of going to see a Pain Specialist for two years with no real relief. ... (14 replies)


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