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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See a specialist: With these symptoms and findings, I suggest you seek the opinion of a board-certified neurosurgeon. They will be able to look at your images and give... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Marchetti
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Do you mean L5/S1: L5/s1 is the lowest disc, between the 5th lumbar (most people have 5) and the first sacral segment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe nothing : Your spine looks on MRI like 30% of asymptomatic 30 years olds many narrow disc cause no pain at all 95% of backache ismuscularand resolves overtime a... Read More
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
You are older than : It means you are older than 10 as degenerative changes can be seen as early as 10. Years old and continue as you age. The lowest 2 levels of the spin... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Core strengthening: Ask for a referral to physical therapy. Maybe you have increased mobility in the spine due to weak core muscles.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Rollerblading: Once healed, through physical therapy post-op and cleared by your surgeon, there should be no reason you cannot return to rollerblading. Just don't f... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Leeanswered
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 23 years experience
Unlikely: Fusion for spine arthritis results are highly unpredictable. Spine degeneration is ubiquitous beyond the middle ages and there is no way to reliably d... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This would: Refer to a problem in the bones or nerve roots at the very bottom of your spine or start of the pelvis.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 29 years experience
S1 injury: S1 injury would present as pain in the back of the leg, decreased plantar flexion strength(diff standing on tippi-toes) and decreased ankle reflex. H... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
General Practice 15 years experience
Herniated disc? : Usually bulges are more related to the disc that support the spinal joints to the back, sometimes bulging can affect the spinal cord which can lead t... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Do not know what you are asking, but will address generically. If nerve compression exists, but pain is tolerable, no progressive muscle weakness or ... Read More

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