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What causes spinal stenosis with muscular rigidity?

I believe I have two different questions. I have several spinal disorders, including chronic low back pain , chronic neck pain, L4/L5 spinal stenosis , peripheral neuropathy , extreme at times, DDD ...
 

MRI showed mild spinal stenosis, 3 bulging discs, one is pressing on spinal cord. Surgery needed?

Recent mri shows mild spinal stenosis , 3 bulging discs, one is pressing on spinal cord . Chronic back pain , lose feeling in one leg standing/walking for more than a few minutes. Surgery necessary? ...
 

Bulging disc, spinal stenosis, foraminal stenosis, arthritis. Any advice.

only. It did help, but have mild pain sometimes. I was diagnosed with bulging disc L-3-L4 L4-L5 & L-5-S-1, spinal stenosis , foraminal stenosis & arthritis in that area. But my pain is extremely bad ...
 

Taking tylenol for spinal stenosis and herniated disc. Any other medicine to take?

I have spinal stenosis and two herniated disc on my two lower disc? My current regime is tylenol .../prescriptions that I could discuss with my doctor? Are there any minimal invasive surgeries for spinal stenosis ...
 

Diagnosed with degerative disc disease resulting in spinal stenosis. What is the cure and treatment?

My MRI scan showed at L3-4 and L4-5 there is a small annular disc bulge as well as bilateral facet joint and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy . I have been diagnosed with degenerative disc disease at L3 ...
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I have had spinal surgery. Now the disc has started to crumble again

implant inserted then the disc started to crumble so i needed more surgery and the implant got taken out the same disc crumbled agin - more surgery. now the disc has started to crumble again putting pressure ...
 

Have bulging discs in the spinal cord, took opana with spinal injection. What to do?

Hello I have 4 bulging discs with nerve pain. I was in pain management until my doctor lost his license. I got my life back with opana 15mg 3 times a day with spinal injections. Now I can t get any pain ...
 

Have disc herniations. Spinal fusion an option?

I have disc herniations of T1-2, T6-7, T7-8, T8-9, L3-4, and L4-5, along with other things. My PCP ... questions... Based on the info you have is spinal fusion an option? If it is would I lose much of my range ...
 

What does the Spinal MRI findings suggest?

spinal mri procedure description all standard sagittal and axial sequencea were obtained and showed findings loss of normal cervical lordosis due to muscle spasm. c5-c6 &c6-c7 ..show mild disc bulges ...
 

Is it safe to conceive at this age with spinal problems ?

i got my MRI done, and the report says the following: Degenerative lumbar spine disease with * Disc dessication with diffuse disc bulge at L3 - L4 mildly indenting thecal sac and minimally narrowing bilateral ...
 

What does congenital spinal cavalry stenosis due to short pericles, disc bulges and spinal canal stenosis mean?

disc bulge spinal canal and neural foramen are patent L2-L3 there is a disc bulge there is a right ... neural foraminal stenosis L3-L4. mild disc bulge mild facet hypertrophy spinal canal is mildly narrowed ...
 

Cerebral palsy, degenerating disc, narrowing spinal column with spinal stenosis. On radio frequenty treatment. Refer neuro surgeon

Hello I am a 52 year old female with cerebral palsy (mild) seeking a neuro surgeon to diagnose/address issues of degenerating discs, narrowing of the spinal column and spinal stenosis. I am at a crossroads ...
 

MRI of cervical spine shows multifactorial spinal stenosis, abnormal signal within spinal cord probably representing mylomalacia. Indications?

/5 levels. C2/3: Broad-based posterior disc osteophyte complex without significant spinal canal or neural ... improvement in image quality. There is advanced degenerative disc disease throughout the cervical spine, most ...
 

Is it safe to fuse bulged discs in neck to spinal cord?

i have three bulged disks in my neck. that affect my nerves and my spinel cord. and couses alot of pain. i talked to a surgen and he wants to remove them and fuse my spine. i tride ficical therapy and have have two epiderals with little relefe. do...
 

MRI shows herniation of intervertebral disc, spinal stenosis. Explain

-7 intervertebral disc resulting in spinal stenosis , encroachment on bilateral c6-7 lateral recesses and possible nerve root impingement also mild posterior central protrusion of c5-6 intervertebral disc, Narrowing ...
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What are common causes of T12-L1 spinal pain (stabbing)
Hi gone through your query and understood your concerns. The most common causes for T12-L1 spinal pain are Disc herniation (prolapsed intervertebral disc),Degenerative disc disease,infection (discitis). Thank you
 
I am having serious lower back pain(degenerative disc). what can I do beside naproxen, yoga, hydrotherapy?
Take calcium supplements. Do regular exercise to strengthen the back para-spinal muscles after consultation with physiotherapist.
 
Would it be possible to see a disc broken in half and most of the bigger half extruding out twords ur spinal cord on a regular x-ray?
No, disc being a soft tissue structure , you can not see it on x ray. Yes a good quality x ray can show disc space reduction and it can be a indirect evidence of disc extrusion.
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