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... Queeny & all; I should never have been on my putor last nite. I was in dire straights with pain. A neighbor gave me 2 vicatin for pain & I barely remember posting. I thought this was a guy, complaining about 50 lbs. & needing pain meds! I refer to all as G/F because it stands for girl or guy! Anyway, I'm way too embarressed for that post. Queeny, GIRL FRIEND, if I hurt you... (8 replies)
... You lifted 50 lb of dog food & maybe this did it??? Sorry G/F!! I wasted my post. Came here for some realistic imfo. This is sooo sad! I can't lift a gal. of milk & not strain myself. I'm sorry if I sound rude but I hurt so bad & you can lift 50 lbs Whats you point?? ------------------ L1 thru L4 all buldging L5-S1... (8 replies)
... Sharon, MEN!! they have to be so macho Seriously, MRI just to make sure it's not a rupture. Sounds like time for Ortho or Neuro to check him out. Your being a concerned wife & if your concerned ,He should be too! We see what they don't want to ------------------... (6 replies)

... There has been development of a large right paracentral disk extrusion which extends cephalad. The extruded disk measures 11mm in transverse dimension, 7mm in AP dimension and 2.3 cm in cranial caudal dimension. ... (12 replies)
... I say that because fusing one disk makes all the other fellas in line work overtime to compensate for the loss of the other one. So yes it "could" get worse, or it may not. ... (1 replies)
... nd I kept getting the same response from all the Coast Guard doctors. I must have pulled a muscle. I guess they figured there was no way a 21 yr old could have a ruptured disk. ... (4 replies)
... Hey There Bigtime... My Name Is Katrina, 26 Yrs Old. In A Car Accident Three Years Ago. I Went Thru Exactly What Your Going Thru. Therapy & Injections Didn't Help. Discography Showed I Had A Torn, Leaking Disc At L5-s1. I Have All Back Pain, Hardly Any Leg Pain! I Went Thru An Idet. It Didn't Help Me, But It's Worth A Try. You Don't Want To Have Surgery Unless You Have To!... (12 replies)
... Boy, do I know what you are going through!!! Have you had a discogram yet? I am only 34, and I herniated L5-S1 over 2 years ago. I did originally have pain radiating down my leg, but physical therapy got rid of it. Then I had pain only in my back. I went to my first neuro and he said "no pain in your leg, nothing I can do". So I understand your frustration, totally! I... (12 replies)
... To say the least I am very discouraged. The doc told me that my back however was stable and that I didn't need a fusion yet. He also said disk replacement surgery hasn't worked out too well here in the US. ... (3 replies)
... I've noticed in many threads recently that people seem to be talking a lot about "adjacent segment disease" or the likelihood that if one has a fusion, it is inevitable that the segment adjoining the fusion will then need surgery at some point in the future. This piece of information seems to be keeping some people from considering the surgery, even though his/her situation... (12 replies)
... I have the same injury, but my L3,L4,L5,S1 have ruptured, I have nerve compression as well. I have even lost the reflexes in my Left knee and ankle, from my knee down it is completely numb, and my Left foot drags a bit when I walk. I am scheduled for surgery on the 23rd of this month for a discectomy and laminectomy. I am in constant pain. All I can say is you need to see a... (12 replies)
... S1 ruptured many years ago. ... (12 replies)
... Your MRI should tell the story. If you have a ruptured disk I would think surgery is the only real fix even though nothing is certain. If your symptoms are come and go, you may not have a herniated disk at this point. ... (14 replies)
... I've had 7 spine surgeries and looks like I need another. It sucks. I agree that constant numbness means constant compression, but my experience suggests that the nerve root will recover from extended periods of numbness, so I don't think it is as urgent as others think. I moved to HI form SF CA and my SF neuro who did the last 4 surgeries refuses to operate again because I... (12 replies)
... I am finding a lot of information on this message board already and I just joined today. I have a ruptured disk at L4-L5. I don't seem to have as much info as most of you. I have taken steroids orally but refused the ESI. I figured it was just temporary and so I am waiting to see what happens. I am 60 years old and kinda leary of surgury. I am enjoying reading the experiences... (9 replies)
... A tear is basically a big 'crack' in the disk wall. There are 2 parts to the disk. ... (6 replies)
... like substance specifically to cushion our backs when we do anything. A contained hernia is the nucleus trying to get out, but hasn't broken the outer disk wall yet. A rupture is when the hernia ruptures through the outer wall. A tear can be anywhere on a disk and "nowhere near" the nucleus. ... (12 replies)
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Feb 4, 2003
... You are in good hands with Telzey, Baxter and MaryAnne. My hunch is you have disk involvement in 2 regions of your back. Your lumbar and your thoracic. ... (16 replies)
... S1 ruptured due to the stress caused from dealing with the herniated disk. You may want to talk to your doctor about other tests that can be done. ... (4 replies)
... S1 were ruptured in all 4 quadrants. The nucleoplasty was created specifically for contained herniations. A 'normal' herniation will poke outward from the disk wall... ... (7 replies)

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