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Increasing numbness limbs constant pain and spasms in lower & upper back & down left leg, MRI lumbar showed bulge disk L4 l5, rotatory scoliosis causes

Nonspecific. Believe it or not, scoliosis does not cause pain for most patients - unless the scoliosis is very severe. Similarly, a disk bulge is often of no consequence, and is simply a normal finding as we age. See a physician (consider seeing a neurologist since you have numbness) for further evaluation. Read more...

I have bulging disc at l4/l5 (based on mri) and pain in back and left leg. What can I do to put it back, to fix it and what shouldn't do? Thank you!

Need Physician. That is way above the ability of this simple app. You need a physician, preferably an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate your spine, the mri, and then to decide on surgery or not. I am sorry not to be able to offer more than advise to get to a back specialist to help you in real time. Read more...
Wait a few days. Oftentimes, such pain goes away on its own after several days to several weeks. Studies show that those who have surgery on average are no better off after two years than those who don't. . If its unbearable or worsening, then see a doctor. Physical therapy can help in the short term, but best to just take it easy and don't lie down more than for sleeping, as it can make it worse. Read more...

Have pain in back and left knee had a MRI on back it says disk degenerate disease in L4 L5 I am on pain management I still have a lot of pain don't sleep well, can only lay on my left side cause if I sleep any other way I get parylized. My left knee gives

The . The nerves from our spine run down our legs, so the pain in your leg may be related to your spinal pain. Having your leg go out and having difficulty walking are very serious symptoms and must have a complete evaluation. It might be reasonable to get another opinion on your MRI since your symptoms are so severe. Please have evaluation by a neurosurgeon for your symptoms. If you develop weakness or changes in bladder or bowel control, you need to be evaluated emergently. Read more...
See a physician. It sounds like your condition is worse than degenerative disease at l4-5. It sounds like the nerve in that area is being compressed. You should see a spine specialist for an accurate diagnosis and management. Epidural injections can often be helpful for these conditions, though if your weakness is profound, surgical intervention may be required. Read more...

My recent MRI result is diffuse disc bulge ar l3l4 and L4 L5. ..Pls tell me the best treatment and I am having severe pain in back that goes to leg?

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 more...

I have numness in left leg, some kind of sensation in both knees and left hip has little pain anb iirritation. My L4 L5 disc are slipped. What to do?

Start with NSAIDS. And gradually increase your activity. Core back exercises can help as well as warm compress form spasm of the muscles. If it is not improving over a few weeks seek the care of your doctor. Read more...

65 yr fem, herniated disc of lumbar MRI show mild disc bulge from L1-L2 to L4-L5, slight degen. Grade 1 retrolisthesis. Had 1 month therapy. Osteoporosis. I have severe back and left side pain. What next? Acupuncture? Pain mngmt? Shot in back?

Herniated disc. Please have your doctor refer you to an Orthopedic surgeon. He/she will decide what might be necessary and what might not. Please keep me posted. Read more...
Pain. First question - were any of these MRI findings believed to be the cause of the back and left side pain? Has an orthopedic surgeon been consulted? If not, recommend that. Depending on his/her findings - there may be a number of treatment options. Acupuncture won't fix the actual intervertebral disc problems but it can often reduce inflammation in the surrounding area & improve range of motion, Read more...

Mri says protusion at l5 s1 left greater than right s1 nerve root but pain is at right hip and leg no pain at left side what treatment is best.

Back pain. You are too young. Just take some over the counter Aleve (naproxen) 500mg 2x a day after food. Do proper back exercises which you can do after watching some free videos in the internet. Be patient and wait. It will take 2-6 weeks for it to heal on its own. . Read more...

Experiencing pain and tingling in left leg/foot. MRI shows herniated disc L4 L5 with L5 nerve impingement but EMG was normal. Get a 2nd EMG?

Physical therapy. In a case where there are symptoms of nerve impingement, and some tests show it (MRI) and others don't (EMG), this may reflect the positional and postural nature of the way our spinal cord and nerve roots move in our body. Rather than get more testing, consider physical therapy. If several weeks of PT had no benefit, then follow-up in person with a neurologist, physiatrist, or neurosurgeon. Read more...