Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
130 Doctors are Online

Disc space between S1 and S2 narrowed,lower back pain,swollen ankle.

As per my Xray the disc space between S1 and S2 have narrowed. I get the pain in lower back when I go for a walk. Whe I get up from the chair, it takes me 6 to 10 seconds to stand straigth. I also have a swelling in my ankle - especially my left foot . That pain I can feel from my lower back to ankle as if it is connected. Please suggest a remedy/exercise
Asked On : Mon, 16 Apr 2012
Answers:  2 Views:  189
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Sexologist 's  Response
Hello Mug,
Welcome here on hcm.
There is no such thing like vertebral disc space in between S1 and S2.
The sacrum vertebrae are almost fused making a triangular bone.
You must get you data checked and come here again.
Your left foot swelling must be evaluated individually.
As far your leg pain is concerned it must be a sciatica pain and you must get evaluated its cause.
Answered: Thu, 26 Apr 2012
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

General & Family Physician Dr. Jeevan Jyot Bahia's  Response
Hi Mughda, you have not mentioned your age and your level of physical activity.
You are suffering from discodegenerative disease with probably radiculopathy (the radiating pain to ankle). Do take rest on hard mattress, take muscle relaxant, analgesic,calcium supplements, hot fomentation for 4-5 days. For radicular pain you can take preaparation containing pre-gabalin.
Once the pain has subsided do spinal flexion exercises along with regular walk.
Answered: Mon, 16 Apr 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor