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.
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.

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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...

I ve cervical lumbar spondylosis can I drive two wheller I don't wear helmet just used to go ofc can I go by it does it hve any effects on spine?

Varies. The term spondylitis of the lumbar or cervical spine is another way to say you have some degenerative arthritis in your spine, which in and of itself is not a deterrent to activity. Certainly, if any activity you do regularly causes severe pain. It would be best avoided. Also please reconsider the use of a helmet, it could save your life. Read more...

Lumbar spondylosis.! st, feel pain along spine below waist, then pain moves?

Hard to say. Lumbar spondylosis is another way to say you have developed some degenerative changes in your spine. This can certainly potentially cause back and leg pain, but is somewhat of a non specific diagnosis. If pain persists, a detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually pinpoint the cause. Thank you for the question. Read more...

I am 47 with spondylosis of cervical and lumbar spine and anterior disc prolapse. Is it ok to start exercising?

Non impact exercise. Swimming walking bicycle with seat back. Focus on spine extension stretching and strengthening, avoid flexion. Read more...
Yes. Start slow and listen to your body. Low impact exercises would be best in the beginning. Read more...

Does cervical spine or lumbar spine surgery have the best prognosis and ease of surgery? Is artificial disc replacement or fusion  surgery best for treating cervical spondylosis?

The surgery with the. Best prognosis & the best outcomes is the one that is truly indicated after failing nonoperative care done by a surgeon who is well qualified who will note ease of surgery for the surgeon and the appropriately selected patient. This would be an orthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon . The ideal patient is a non obese nonsmoker in otherwise good shape. Read more...
Cervical spondylosis. Cervical disc surgery includes posterior non fusion approaches versus anterior fusion or disc replacements. Disc replacement in the cervical spine may be an option for single level treatments for patients with radiculopathy (arm pain). By preserving motion there may be a reduction in adjacent level problems although this has not been proven. Talk to a spine specialist concerning options. Read more...
Many variations. Anterior or posterior, discectomy, decompression, or fusion. All affect recovery rates. For fusions, anterior cervical tends to be an easier recovery than lumbar. Cervical adr is quite comparable to fusion for short and mid-term outcomes. Longer term studies may show better long-term results than fusion, but we currently don't have enough data. Read more...

Can cervical spondylosis n disc herniation cause lumbar spondylosis n lower back n sacrum pain? Are they related?

Yes. But applying to the upper and lower spine as separate -----not cause and effect. Read more...
Many have both. It is common for patients that have cervical degenerative problems to also have lumbar degenerative problems. Common factors include age and genetics. Check out spine-health.Com. Read more...