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... Could you provide a couple more details. Do you have diagnosed lumbar issues? I don't understand the title of your post and how it relates to what else you wrote. I don't know what else the report included. Sometimes when one part is pulled out it is difficult to interpret its meaning. Basically, just explaining the words, it appears that contrast was used during... (3 replies)
L6
Mar 10, 2003
... a. The first condition is a "lumbarization" of the S1 vertebra. Ordinarily there are five lumbar vertebrae. Each of these vertebrae are independent boney structures which are connected to the adjacent vertebrae by ligaments. ... (7 replies)
... Most people have five lumbar vertebrae that are each separated by an intervertebral disc. The vertebrae are referred to as L1, L2, L3, L4 and L5. The disc sits in between two vertebrae and is referred to by the vertebrae it separates. ... (3 replies)

... Carol thank you for your support. This evening the nerve is back to yesterdays level of discomfort. I will have my surgeon visit in the morning to get out the staples amd stitches. (40 replies)
... S1 with hardware I had in Feb 2007. I had so much excess bone that they trimmed off the vertebrae when decompressing the nerves that they simply ground that up. ... (5 replies)
... egenerative changes, including a protruding disc. The disc space has flattened significantly due to the disc losing its "plumpness." This results in the L5 and S1 vertebrae moving closer together, which can sometimes result in a spinal nerve getting a bit squished. The report is not indicating that this is happening... ... (8 replies)
... When you have one vertebrae sitting on the other, essentially most of the disc material is out of where it should be and can't be moved back into the space. ... (26 replies)
... Not a problem - we all try to respond to the posts - we know what it is like to be a newbie. Quick Summary of my History: 1982 - fusion s1/s1 due to transitional vertebrae 1982 to 2004 Lived a normal happy pain free life 2004 Heard a pop in back and everything felt stuck for about 5 minutes May 2006 Laminectomy L5/S1 for stenosis, decompression and removal of bone... (40 replies)
... Thanks for the info! I thought it was probably related to old "Arthur" creeping up. I have some joint issues due to a Horrible gymnastics injury in 1968. I have had 6 knee surgeries. I had total knee replacement in 06 and it is indicated for my other knee. The hip problem started almost a year ago after TKA when I returned to my normal exercise routine. I go back to... (2 replies)
... sease, so in your case it would mean there is joint disease in your facet joints on both sides of your spine. The facet joints are small joints that connect each vertebrae and there's one on each side of each vertebrae. ... (2 replies)
... Rays but only one doctor bothered to mention the "transitional vertebrae" as it is called. He told me that transitional vertebrae are often the cause of early onset lower back problems. I've had back problems since I was about 19 so it makes sense. ... (11 replies)
... S1, which is most likely the source of your pain. There are several degenerative changes that are causing stenosis, which is causing the S1 nerve root to be displaced on both the left and right side. ... (5 replies)
... the disc and then he will place a spacer, probably a cage with bone graft inside it, into the space that was occupied by the disc. When the bone grows, the two vertebrae and the disc will become one solid block of bone...at least, that is the intention of the surgery. ... (23 replies)
Extra Vertebrae/L6
Aug 17, 2004
... Had surgery on L5 S1 3.5 months ago and have been treating that disk for over a year now to only find out I have this extra vertebrae that may be the pain generator, along with sacrialic pain....This new doc doesn't think L5 S1 is causing he pain! Very frustrating... ... (3 replies)
... The vertebrae are normal in height. ... (0 replies)
... ing back the space that is needed by the nerves to function normally. They he will probably put in a spacer to hold the disc space open, and connect the L5 and S1 vertebrae with pedicle screws and rods to hold the bones in position while you fuse. ... (2 replies)
... S1 level. In your case, just on the right side, the L5 and the S1 vertebrae are somewhat connected, rather than being two separate pieces of bone. ... (2 replies)
... Do vertebrae fuse naturally? ... (1 replies)
... Hello all. I'm new to the board and was relieved to find it. In Sept 2011 I had spinal fusion on L5 - S1 and also needed brackets/screws for vertebrae stabilization after my spinal surgeon diagnosed me w/ spondylothesis. It's been over a year and while the pain has lessened, it's still there..and I feel like my life has been altered in a way that can't be fixed. The nerve... (1 replies)
L5/S1 bone on bone
May 14, 2010
... S1, some scoliosis. My situation was the pars behind the two were fractured. The pars hold the vertebrae together. So, by taking flexion xrays it showed movement and the possibility of further slippage, even though they did begin to sacralize or fuse. ... (5 replies)


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