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Prolapsed Disc L5 S1
Have had prolapsed disc between L5/S1 for several years, what type of neurological symptoms could this cause?
I suffered a disc prolapse at L5/S1 level a year ago that has been treated through conservative approach through yoga. Can I have sex hereafter?
Greetings! I would like to ask about m xray result: Loss of lumbar lordosis L5 seen sacralized Spna bifida L5 L5-S1 is narrowed Disc prolapse L5-S1?
Combination of issue: Some of the back issues are congenital, some due to injury or wear and tear. None seems surgical, and your symptoms can respond to conservative therapy. ...Read more
What will happen if I stop performing the exercises prescribed for L5/S1 disc prolapse? I feel lazy as it takes me an hour to complete the exercises.
Lumbar disc: Core spinal strengthening exercises should be simple and not time demanding. Get up with a physiotherapist to show some simple stretching and isomteric strenthening of your core to add to your daily regimen ...Read more
My MRI shows l5-s1 prolapsed disc with compression of root nerve s1, now I am able to walk for 25 min & drive car, what are the physiotheraphy should?
See physician: Physician may refer to physiotherapist, who will focus on rehabilitation and healing of the affected area through range of individualised exercises and stretches. Most important to stay as mobile as possible, aids recovery time. Mild exercise such as swimming, where the water carries the weight is beneficial. Patient should be assessed by physician, orthropod, neurologist) therapy recommended. ...Read more
What to do if I have c5-c6-c7 disc prolapse and neck is so stiff, also a disc bulge in l4-l5 l5-s1 levels, I am from india?
Stretch and Exercise: At your age, I would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, I would consider evaluation by your doctor for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more
What should I do if I have c5-c6-c7 disc prolapse and neck is so stiff, also a disc bulge in l4-l5 l5-s1 levels, I am from india?
Bulging discs: Bulging, or herniated discs, typically resorb over time. Treatment varies based on the severity of pain and whether you have any neurologic deficit. Treatment can consist of physical therapy and medications or possibly epidural steroid injections or discectomy for very severe pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, is there any long term complication for lumbar (l5 s1) discectomy and laminectomy for prolapsed intervertebral disc. Thank you?
Do a recent c5-c6 herniated disc with spondylosis and l5-s1 prolapse disc with spondylosis cause symptoms similar to heart attack? Chest pain& fatigue
Not usually. See MD: A cervical disc on the left can cause pain in to left shoulder/scapula and in to the arm. The pain can give a patient fatigue if sleep is impaired. The heart should definitely be evaluated as soon as possible, though, as that could be potentially be life-threatening. ...Read more
I have cronic back pain prolapse L5/S1 recentley after pasing motion when I go to stand I get sharp pain across lumber back legs give way?
See doc: Sounds like medical evaluation neededGet a more detailed answer ›
My husband underwent a laminectomy & disc l5-s1 was removed. Please suggest activities to strengthen his back. Is swimming good for the back?
Bulges: Discs naturally bulge as we age. Unless there is evidence on MRI and on exam that the disc is actually pushing on some other structure (typically a nerve) then the disc bulge is highly unlikely to be the cause of back pain. Look for other causes (muscles, joints, etc.) as for getting worse with menses, has your doctor considered endometriosis? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am affected with Slipped disc\L5-s1\. am on Treatment with Medicines. Can I mastrubate in this situation? Will it affect my Treatment?
No: This is not going to affect your back or treatment. ...Read more
Is Lumbar Disc (L5/S1) replacement a viable option? If so, is Spinal Kinetics M6L better than Synthes ProDisc?
Yes and no: For the appropriately selected candidate who has also failed non-operative care, I do think a disc replacement can be a very viable option. The profuse in general probably had more ongterm data to support its use at this point, which is not to say it is better (just more documentation that it is relatively safe and effective. ...Read more
I have a recdnt bulging disc l5-s1... I'vs been hearing many cracks in my spine lately. Is that normal or it is getting herniated?
Bulging disk: A bulging disc does not usually cause "cracking" sounds in the spinal area, being able to predict whether a disc is going to herniate is quite difficult - likely your symptoms are not related. ...Read more
How often does a bulging disc l5-s1 heals itself %100 for 28 yrs old male who is doing excersies and walking on a daily basis + sleeping 8 hrs a day?
What is a iR 100 custom procedure exactly? I'm supposed to schedule on for my lumbar disc herniation L5-S1. Curious about actual details of procedure.
Back pain: Ask your surgeon to explain the procedure using your MRI studies, models of the spine, and brochures. Risks, benefits, and alternative treatments should be discussed as part of the informed consent. IR stands for interventional radiology. Apparently, a radiologist is perfoming your procedure. It is reasonable to ask how many of these procedures has her/she performed and the expected recovery. ...Read more
Hearing cracks in my spine on a daily basis is a symptoms of what? Please note that I have a recent bulging disc l5-s1 and ddd?
Is normal: Many have backs that crack more than others. It is not related 2 ur disk disease. ...Read more
Herniated disc L5-S1. Pain increased over a few months, improved but after starting gym again, became acute. I have been resting 2 months now and improving slowly. Can walk 5 min before pain. Should I just wait longer? Is it likely to just go away?
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