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... What Causes Annular Tears In The Disc Spaces At L4-5 And L5-s1 I just received the results of my MRI which reads: DDD in the lumbar spine with slight sparring at L3-4. There is an annular tear in the disc space at L4-5 and L5-S1. There is a small left sided disc herniation at L4-5 causing mild impression on the thecal sac. There is a small right-sided disc herniation at... (9 replies)
... A midline annular tear refers to a tear in the disc capsule which surrounds the disc that cushions the spine between two vertebrae. This causes the inside gelatinous disc material to push out and cause pressure and chemical irritation of the nerve roots, usually the sciatic nerve if lumbar spine. ... (9 replies)
... There is disc desiccation with central posterior disc protrusion with an associated annular rent. The disc protrusion measures approx. 2X14mm in size. Normal central canal, lateral recesses and both side intervertebral neural foramina. ... (6 replies)

... had an annular tear. The gel from the nuceus irritates the surrounding tissues and causes pain. ... (3 replies)
... s just to let you know what has driven me to make the decision to have surgery. ... (23 replies)
... do for me, I realized people need more than what is conventionally offered. ... (5 replies)
... Well first things first i went to see my specialest monday and i told him i didnt wont the epidural because it would just be covering the symptoms rather than finding the cause and i said couldnt i have diognostic injections done to eliminate the possible pain sources he told me no he said do you want to go back to work and i said yes of cause i do and he said will you dont... (3 replies)
... I too am 27 with DDD. It IS very scary looking toward the future. I have torn discs and herniations too. I just had an MRI the other day to find out what is going on in there. I had a complete thoracic fusion when I was 17 due to scoliosis. Not sure if it is a result of that or not as it is so common. ... (14 replies)
... From what the rad tech told me the other day when I was getting a bone density test, the MRI uses magnetic field and the CT scan uses radiation, nukes you. ... (5 replies)
... t it is difficult to know whether these issues are the pain generators, or whether these are new problems. You would need to compare previous MRIs to see if the annular tears were present earlier. ... (3 replies)
... Good comments from everyone here. I agree with what has been said. I'll just try to add a little of what I've learned. ... (8 replies)
Please Help!!
Feb 15, 2005
... this sounds very familiar!!! i have sciatica as the result of my piriformis pinching my nerve, i have si joint pain (no idea what causes that one), and an annular tear in my l3-4. i had 5 mris (with no problems id'd except ddd in my l4-5), but a discogram is what found my problem (the annular tear). it sounds to me like they're closer to diagnosing the problem than in my... (1 replies)
... Wow, what you say makes so much sense!!!! Thank you very much!! ... (69 replies)
... surgeries. Well, now it seems it is me that is having the problems. I am going to post what my lumbar MRI said. Any insight would be appreciated. Thank you! ... (4 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear about your problems and pain when you are so young. I also had an annular tear in a disc, and ended up with an IDET. ... (23 replies)
... Think of a water balloon. When you push on one side of it, the displaced water causes there to be a bulge out the other side. This is similar to what happens with the disc. ... (14 replies)
... I think you did a good job of finding definitions of the words you didn't understand, but I am not convinced you understand what the definitions mean, so I am going to be basic in my explanations. ... (1 replies)
Ouch my Back!
Jun 10, 2012
... she finds upon physical examination, a basic neurologic exam and what you report regarding symptoms, levels, type and location of pain to reach a diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... I'd like to describe my pain and see what you folks think about ... whether it sounds like facet pain or not? ... (30 replies)
... I noticed some people on this Board listed the results of their MRI and were told what it meant. And I am wondering if someone could help me with mine, since no doctor will even look at mine. ... (1 replies)


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