Awful low back pain. Scoliosis. L4-l5 bulging disc. 1 year last time pain. Hurts to walk, sit, do anything. Radiates to thighs. What's causing this?

Lumbar Muscle Spasm. If you have a bulging disc at l-4/l-5 probably irritated a nerve by twisting, bending, lifting, etc. Now have spasm compressing the nerves.
Spine Injury. 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 lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist.

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Awful low back pain. Gets difficult to walk, sit, and stand. 1 week. H/o scoliosis, bulging disc l4-l5. What's causing it? Why is it so debilitating?

Acute lumbar Syndrom. Most likely you had an acute lumbar syndrome characterized by muscle spasm. The this really depends on whether it be the bulging disc or something else is causing. Usually the rest can help. If you are still in such pain, please see your doctor as soon as possible. Read more...
Spine Injury. 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 lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Read more...

I have l4-l5 bulging disc. My cat puke on my bed. Sudden horrible low back pain, changing sheets. Am I feeling the disc? What could it be?

Back pain. There are many reasons for back pain from strain, arthritis, kidney stones to herniated disk, see your physician for evaluation of your back pain. Read more...
Spine Injury. 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 lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Read more...

MRI results:herniated disc at L4-L5. bad low back pain feels like heavy bricks on back, left leg heaviness n Charleyhorses in calves. Surgery or block?

Can't tell. It's impossible to answer without seeing the scan, examining you and knowing what treatment you've had. Whatever you do, please see a spine specialist, either conservative spine doctor or a surgeon. . Read more...
Pinched Nerve. It can take up to 6 months to go away on its own. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. Read more...

What is the recommended non-surgical way to alleviate lower back pain associated with bulging discs in the l4/l5/s1?

Several things. Pain medications such as non-steroidals or a course of steroid medication, heat, injections into the area may all be helpful. Improve your posture. There are some exercizes popularized by robin mckenzie which i found very helpful. A "lumbar roll, can be used to support the back when sitting or sleeping and will help improve poor posture. Read more...
Acute? Chronic? Anti-inflammatory medication in combination with muscle relaxants and physical therapy for the first 3 months, possible epidural steroid injections if your pain persists beyond three months. Read more...

Hi I have lower back pain and I went to get MRI and got test back saying I have a small tear in my l4-l5 disc and annular bulging?

See back surgeon. This may or may not be the source of your discomfort. You need a good history and physical to see if the findings correlate. Read more...
Noninvasive Treament. Though the radiology report may read annular tear, as a spine surgeon who has often correlated what was read as an annular tear on an MRI report with visual inspection of the annulus in surgery, what is considered an annular tear by a radiologist equates to nothing of structural or clinical significance. These MRI descriptors do not represent clinically significant pain generators. Read more...

Unable to abduct upper left leg due to worsening muscle weakness. Lower back pain x6 yrs. Mri spine "not bad" mild disc herniation l4/l5/s1. Now what?

Deconditioning. Is likey the issue. Pain can act as a hindrance to activity and once pain subsides the inactivity can cause disuse weakness. Work with a physical therapist to activate and strengthen those muscles. See your physician for an evaluation. To evaluate for muscle atrophy , reflexes to see if there are any neurological issues to be concerned about. Read more...
If muscle weakness. You should be evaluated by spine specialist. Either neurosurgery or orthopedic spine fellowship trained doctor who can relieve the pressure on the nerve by that disc. Assuming you have had conservative care, including physical therapy, possible injections by pain management, adjustment by chiropractor very briefly. Read more...

Bad lower back pain in L4/L5 & s1 area, sensitivity also, cant sit for long, but no leg pain, what could be the issue?

THOTS. Could be discogenic, facet arthropathy, spondylolithesis, sacroiliac dysfnctn, pyriformis syndrome, hip issues, even problems associated with uterus and ovarian cysts. Read more...
Spine Injury. 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 lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. Read more...