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... The most important part of an MRI is if what is found matches your symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... The transitional lumbosacral vertebra, referred to as LSTVs, are congenital spinal anomalies defined as either sacralization of the lowest lumbar segment or lumbarization of the most superior sacral segment of the spine. In layman's language this means you have an additional vertebra... ... (3 replies)
... in the foramen. These are sometimes referred to as neuroforaminal openings and they are the openings through which the spinal nerves must past as they exit the spine and go out into the body. The spinal cord, which is the main neural "conductor" inside the central canal from the neck down to about the Lumbar 1 level. ... (1 replies)

... cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral. Each section has a specific number of vertebra that are the lumbar it is L1 through L5. The bones are separated by a soft, gelatinous cushion called the intervertebral disc, more commonly called "disc. ... (2 replies)
... bra usually, meaning it should have been one type, but is actually another. Another term that has been used for this is Bertolotti's Syndrome. In my case, it's a sacral vertebra that developed as a lumbar vertebra . . . sort of. It's half lumbar, half sacral and the sacral half is unfused. ... (9 replies)
... and by PT I mean someone who has more than a 4 year college degree, and not a "sports therapist." You want someone who really grasps the spine and knows how to strengthen without hurting discs or soft tissue. ... (6 replies)
... First, I congratulate your PCP for suggesting you see a spine specialist sooner rather than later. ... (5 replies)
... First, with degenerative changes in your lumbar area, it is possible that you also have things going on in other areas that are asymptomatic. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, I have a suggestion. Make an appointment immediately to see a spine specialist. ... (21 replies)
... You didn't mention what type of doctor reviewed the MRI for you. I found that I wasted about a year by relying on what my internist told me about my initial MRI. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I would suggest that you might also want to make an appointment with an orthopedic spine surgeon for a "second" opinion. Their training is similar to a neurosurgeon, but sometimes they approach problems differently. ... (1 replies)
... As the other posters implied, none of us has medical training, so at best, you are getting your fellow spineys' impressions of your MRI based on what we've learned from our own experiences. ... (3 replies)
MRI help?
Dec 14, 2014
... without bony encroachment concerns. The lumbar spine xray said mild to moderate mid lumbar gradual dextroscolosis with endplate compensatory findings away from the canal. The doc said, "Oh you have arthritis in your spine. I'll put you on meloxicam. ... (4 replies)
... Anj, I'm gmak and I have adhesive Arachnoiditis. I didn't know I had it but i went to a new NS also because I had such severe debilitating pain. He ordered an MRI with and without contrast and told me the one with contrast was the important one where he could see my tethered cord and arach better. ... (40 replies)
... The MRI is just one piece of the diagnostic puzzle. ... (8 replies)
... At the disc located between the lumbar 4 and lumbar 5 vertebrae the disc is reported to be protruding. ... (14 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sorry for the reason you are here. It does indeed look like you have some issues that need to be looked at by a spine specialist. ... (2 replies)
... rd. As I hope you are aware, members do not have formal medical training, so keep that in mind as you read comments. I can give you a general impression of the MRI report you have copied, based on my experiences as a patient. ... (1 replies)
... t encompasses the spinal cord above the lumbar area, and athe bundle of nerves that run through the central canal called the "cauda equina" that runs through the lumbar and sacral area before it branches into two as it enters the legs as the big sciatic nerve. ... (14 replies)
... There is partial sacralization of the fifth lumbar vertabral body. ... (4 replies)

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