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... Well....first, welcome to the board, and, you are in the right place. I am fused from L3-S1, after first being fused at L4-5 for spondylolisthesis . Mine was a posterior surgery, 2010. First, what was the approach for your surgery? I’m not sure they can do this major a surgery “minimally invasively,” but how was yours done? Were you muscles cut? It makes a... (5 replies)
... teophytes. These osteophytes push backward, and press on the thecal sac. If they are large enough, they can even indent the spinal cord, or impinge on the spinal nerves as they leave the cord. ... (2 replies)
... MRI OF THE THORACIC SPINE WITH CONTRAST. ... (0 replies)

... The MRI with contrast shows no neural impingment in any direction. The radiologist said my problem is Facet joints and the spine surgeon said that I have the spine of a 60 year old. I am in my 30's. I have massive arthritis in these joints and recommended facet blocks. ... (8 replies)
... I had a three level fusion from L3 to S1 and it did resolve the nerve pain, much to everyone's surprise. I had been told the nerves were had sustained permanent damage and would not recover, so we all were surprised when the pain went away after about the 4th day post surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I too am familiar with the spine clinic you will be going to. Is your scoliosis something they will be dealing with during your surgery? ... (4 replies)
... severely in L3 to L5, mild to moderate in L1 to L3. ... (4 replies)
... so I had an interesting variety of opinions. I have known my surgeon, who was originally a trauma surgeon and then did a fellowship in spine surgery, for 18 years and have asked him about clinics such as the one you went to...and it is a very specific "approach" to a surgery. ... (15 replies)
... Multilevel changes in the lumbosacral spine with variable spinal canal and neural forminal stenosis as described above. ... (1 replies)
MRI Results
Apr 3, 2015
... There are two areas of the spine where nerves are most likely to run into problems. One is the central canal, the area many think of as where the spinal cord is located. ... (7 replies)
... L5, the first time the PT worked with me, I developed the worst pain I ever experienced when she had me do a "quad set." The nerves that innervated the front side of my thigh just went crazy. ... (7 replies)
... just someone who has gone through 8 spine surgeries and have many things wrong with my back. ... (25 replies)
... L1. The nerves exit without compromise. No canal compromise. ... (1 replies)
... What do you think of my current therapist's opinion of my MRI missing a disc buldge from L3-5. (5 replies)
... ater. By then the left forward half of my right foot feels tingly and numb most of the time, and throbs like mad when I take shoes off at the end of the day. The nerves were damaged beyond regeneration. Pain acted up again a year or so ago but this time down the buttocks and back of the legs. ... (5 replies)
... Are you under the care of a spine specialist? ... (2 replies)
... This, along with arthritic and enlarged facet joints is creating stenosis. This is a narrowing of a canal or opening through which spinal nerves pass out from the spine to innervate other parts of the body. When the opening or space narrows, the nerves can become irritated or compressed... ... (19 replies)
L4-l4 disc bulge
Mar 8, 2008
... While the nerves are very funny things and can cause "referred" pains just about anywhere, there is a map of the spine called a dermatome map, and it breaks up the spine and nerves associated at each level, etc. ... (1 replies)
... Your husband's spine sounds identical to mine. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, you certainly can have pinched nerves without any actual pain in your back. Many times people get spasms in their back around the spine level where the nerve compression is...but not everyone does. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: facet arthropathy, fusion surgery, lumbar fusion complication, recovery from spinal fusion, spondylolisthesis, subluxation

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