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Dose Severe Djd Lumbar Spine Causes A Person To Have Pain
Maybe: I've seen people with terrible looking MRI have no pain at all. Pain is a relative and subjective thing, so yes it can cause lots of pain, or may cause no pain at all. It's best to stay active, build your muscles up with a supervised program so your bones will be supported better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The lumbar part of the spine is the low back. It is made up of five bones (most of the time) stacked one on top of the other. They are connected by disks, facet joints, and ligaments. These soft parts allow for movement controlled by the spinal muscles; the muscles can also keep it stiff when need be. The lumbar spine also contains and protects nerves to ...Read more
Annular tear: The disk is made of two types of cartilage: a softer inner nucleus pulposis and a fibrous stiffer annulus fibrosis. As we age, the connective tissue of the body dries out and becomes stiffer, producing wrinkles and bulges in our skin- parts of our body sag and bulge as we age, including disks. Annular fissures or tears are asymptomatic cracks in disks, a weak spot where a disk might herniate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a way to find the underlying cause to my hyothyroidism? Very healthy til last yr had lumbar/spine accident 1 thing after the next went wrong.
Degenerative changes of the lumbar spine with moderately severe narrowing of L4 L5 neural foramina?
Spine degeneration: You may already know this, but degeneration simply refers to aging changes in the spine which occur in all of us - disc narrowing and dessication, spinal joint arthritis, bone spurs, etc. The significance of narrowed foramina (also caused by aging changes) is that nerves can get pinched in the area of narrowing, and pinched nerves can result in leg pain. Talk to your doc about treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 19, generally healthy, not obese, who do i have arthrosis in my lumbar spine? Underlying cause?
Lumbar spondylosis: Lumbar spondylosis or arthrosis is arthritis in the low back. A combination of genetics, sports, work, and tobacco use can contribute to arthritis in the low back. Strengthen core muscles, maintain good nutrition, and avoid smoking to slow progression of the arthritis. ...Read more
Not at all: Localized swelling in a limb implies that there is a local inflammatory reaction going on or possibly a vascular block a pinched nerve, however, will cause pain, numbness, and tingling. Some people describe a feeling as if they were swollen but swelling does not actually occur in a localized area as you are describing. ...Read more
No: The symptoms of spinal stenosis can sometimes mimic those of vascular disease (clogging of blood vessels). I would see your doctor and get this checked out right away. Patients with vascular disease in the legs may also have it in the heart (leading to the potential for a heart attack)>. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal for a 20 year old female of average build to have moderate facet arthrosis/hypertrophy of lumbar spine? What causes it so young??
Can an internal infection due to surgery to partially remove mesh of a tvt bladder sling cause an enhancing lesion to develop on the lumbar spine?
Avoid complications: Your spine infection after surgery to remove an implanted medical device is tough. Case review with your surgical team, and/or second opinion review would be needed to properly address all the nuances to answer your question. Many hospitals, insurance providers, and state medical boards can provide this service for you. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can lower back issues like compressed ,bulging disks, or Spondylosis of the lumbar spine cause numbness in the soles of your feet?
Help! What could cause grinding in lumbar spine w/movement? L4/S1 fuse Feb 2014. See surgeon next week just wondering about possibilities?
I want to know if my esi was done correctly. A neurosurgeon gave me 3 esi's almost 2 years back. 2 in my lumbar spine & 1 in my thoracic spine. The ones to the lumbar, i didn't feel much of a difference. The 1 to my thoracic caused a lot of pain, during t
In : In the past spinal epidural injections were done without x-ray. Today lumbar punctures to evaluate for meningitis and epidurals catheters for pain control during childbirth are still done without x-ray. Spinal injections are now usually done with x-ray to verify the needle position and because of the greater complexity of some injections compared to standard lumbar epidural injections you had. Doctors think that the chance of getting the medicine in the correct location is better using x-ray, even though they were done without x-ray for years. Unfortunately no spinal injection, or spinal surgery for that matter, work all the time for everyone. Good luck! ...Read more
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