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What exactly are Lumbar Spondylosis and Herniated Disc Disease?

See below . Lumbar spondylysis just essentially refers to the development of degernerstive changes within the spine. A herniated disc is a condition in which a part of the inner portion of the disc has displaced out through the outer portion of the disc into the nerve canal. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor. It is sometimes easier to understand by looking at the MRI images themselves. Read more...

What are symptoms of lumbar spondylosis?

Leg pain. Spondylolsis is the degeneration of the disks in the spine. Lumbar spondylolsis is quite common and is associated with leg pain and back pain. Leg pain often trumps the back pain and is often made worse with walking and physical activity. The leg pain will resolve with resting. When instability of the spine occurs the back pain is often worse. Spondylolsis so common but is often asymptotic . Read more...

What is spondylosis lumbar spine like?

It varies. For many folks it is painless. It is simply part of the aging process. Depending on your genes, some degeneration begins during the teen years; everyone has some by the mid 60s. In other folks, spondylosis can be associated with pain, stiffness, nerve compression and symptoms like leg pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, trouble walking, even trouble controlling the bladder or bowels. Read more...
Normal aging process. Spondylosis implies degenerative changes of the spine joints. It is expected that as you go from age 10 to 20 to 40 to 60 to 80, amount of spondylosis increases. It is normal aging, and expected. Like skin wrinkles, like gray hair, like wearing of a tire on your car as you drive on it, like the sole of your shoe wearing. Everyone will have it, and it progresses as you get older. Read more...

Can you tell me what is spondylosis lumbar spine with disc protrusion of l3-4 and l4-5?

Combo causes pain. Spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the spine. It happens when the joints in our spine degenerate. It can protrude into the spinal foramen.Disc protrusion refers to when the outside part (annulus fibrosus) weakens and allows the inside soft part ((nucleus pulposus) to bulge out. Ex. L3-l4, the nucleus pulposus between L3 and L4 protrudes out from the disc area. Combo can cause radicuopathy. Read more...
Degenerative disc di. This generally means you have a degenerative disc disease and treatment is symptomatic if there are no signs of pressure on the nerve root. Read more...

Could a child get lumbar spondylosis?

Yes. Spondylolysis, a stress fracture of pars interarticularis, is a common cause of back pain in young athletes. It most often occurs at lumber vertebra and results from acute hyperextension or repetitive extensive loading. Ballet, weight lifting, gymnastics, and football are well known sports activities in which repetitive extensive loading of lumbar spine occurs. Read more...