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ur problem is prolapse intervertebral disc(pivd)
80% pain is already gone(as u mentioned) , rest 20 % is thr.
u try mcknzie approach tht is kind of back extension exercise, definitely ur pain will cum down, for tht u hv to consult an physio.
I have L4-L5 disk bulging and tried physiotherapy (ILT, IFT, Ultrasound) and other pain killers/heating methods but still the same.
Pain can happen at anytime of the day even after above things!
Not too sure what is the way out.
Dear Sir, I am Kaushik Das of 33 yrs age old from Bangalore. I am suffering from low back pain and left leg pain. One month back pain was so severe that I could not even sit as when I stand from sitting position I used to get electrifying nerve pain at my left leg. Finally I did MRI and it states that - 1. L4-L5 Disc annular bulge with superadded broad based eccentric herniation/caudal extrusion, causing thetical and bilateral L5 neural compromise. 2. L5-S1 disc annular bulge with superadded broad based eccentric herniation/extrusions, causing assymetrical thecal and bilateral S1/L5 neural compromises. Anyway my pain now has been reduced somewhat but only at morning when I wake up I feel severe back pain that comes down to my left leg and I only feel good after taking few steps walk slowly. Please suggest me what should I do. I have explained my problem to you. Please suggest whether my problem can be solve with some back strengthening exercise or I need back surgery? Regards, Kaushik Das Bangalore
Hi Doctor, I was badly suffering from Gastric problem. Daily i was belching ,burping for every 5 seconds and embarrassing and uncomfortable. Stomach is paining before and after having the food. Also my left side rib also gets pain all the day.Gas is coming from mouth with different sounds all the way from stomach . Sometimes it wont come and will cause problem in the middle. I used many tablets and consulted doctors.. I changed my food diet not having the vegetables/fruits which takes time to digest . But no proper medicine i got :( Please help in this regard and give me some good suggestions.
Respected Doctor, My ECG result showed P 47 degree, Incomplete Right Bundle Branch Block QRS (T) Contour abnormality consistent with Inferior infarct Probably Old, dated 23-02-2013. I am Suffering From Transverse myelitis since1989 with sensory loss, low back pain , weakness left lower limb etc. In 2010, again diagnosed as old case of transverse myelitis / now with sequel. I was treated with dose of Methylprednisolone(Iv) and later orally for 20 days.(40mg,20 mg.10mg & 5mg, reducing ). 21-11-2010. MRI Multiplanner T1W,T2W,STIR Sequences done. Scan done on 1.5 T scanner. 13-11-10 report suggests:- Compression myelopathy( Extramedullary at D10 level. Degenerative changes:- Mild spondylosis appreciated in form of anterior and posterior osteophytes at multiple levels in dorsal spine. Fatty haemangioma at D12 level. Disk osteophyte complex indents the anteriorepidural fat at D2-D3level also. D8-D9 Dick level: Diffuse disk bulge with left sided posterior para central disk protrusion is appreciated with mass effect on the left sided exiting nerve roots at this level. central canal space per se is maintained. D10-D11: Diffuse disk bulge with focal central posterior broad based disk protrusion with associated stretch of the PLL is appreciated at this disk level. There is indentation of the anterior epidural fat with central canal space being reduced to anteroposterior of 10mm in the sagittal scan at this level. No cord edema/ malacia appreciated in scanned cord the dorsal spine. Besides the mentioned findings the following areas were also examined and found to be normal elsewhere-----. dorsal spine curvature maintained, interverteberal disk space maintained,vertebral bodies and posterior elements are normal, cord is with normal MR signal morpholgy, preverteberal,paraspine tissues normal, anterior and posterior longitudinal ligaments are normal, facet jointsare normal, epidural/ thecal/ formalin spaces are maintained in all dorsal vertebral levels, the AP sagittal diameters of the canal space at disk levels are within normal limits. L2-3 andL3-4 discs show mild bilateral posterolateral disc protrusion indenting the thecal sac and mild compromising both the lateral recesses Pain killers avoiding, only during acute pain,using muscles relaxant ointments massage, one multivitamins pill a day.(BECASULES / REVITAL capsules, On 05-03-2013:- CBC Investigations in normal range. urine R/E, C/S :- physical / Chemical,Microscopic examinations as all with in normal range. Latest report of Ultra sound for whole abdomen:- normal. On 05-03-2013:- MAg 160/100, Treatment- DEPIN / PROLOMET AM 50. Now mAg varies from 85 -95 / 130 - 150. shoots during reacting to others. My height is 173cms & gained weight after the treatment,resulting 95 kg. Presently Feeling acute back pain,Neuropathic Pain & symptoms related to T.M, specially in the morning, Hypersensitive,Spasticity,Depression,Fatigue,Problem after climbing stair cases, pain increases in lower back & results in sweating & mild deep breathing for few minutes then feel better,other than 24x7x365 pain in back, traveling in right leg,numbness,tickling,burning sensation etc. At present no odd feeling in chest, no heavy breathing or shoulder pain,other than pricking sensation feeling in center of left palm during Hypertension , due to uncontrollable situation created by others at work or family. I may be over reacting, though I try to avoid confrontations but some times it becomes intolerable. After relaxation or taking B.P Pill it vanishes. Positive Points:- Walking without support, on average office work sitting:- 6-7 Hrs a day , Driving,Traveling, but can t exert much or exercise as T.M aggravates, no satisfactory sexual relationship because of erectile dysfunction. Previously Sildenafil Citrate was effective to some extent, now even 100mg not helping. Food :- 95% Vegetarian intake,Low fat, green vegetables,fruits,wheat, rice,cereals,olive oil,milk,curd,nuts,juices, avoiding junk & oily food. Non Veg. only eggs & poultry, Red meat hardly twice a year, lots of water / liquids, Low sugar. Drinks:- Average;- Maximum 2-3 bottles of 650 ml whiskey in a month, with absent days in between.(Drink soothes acute pain & mood swings better at that hour). Cigarettes:- Average 4-5 a day. Age factor is also effecting my life, will power & grace of God, I have come out from total paraplegic condition in 1989. I feel better, but not normal any time in the past 24 years,please help. What does this means and what are the possible treatments. What do I need to do to improve quality of life. Thanks R.Kakkar
Hi, my mother has been experiencing excessive burping in the past 3 years just before sleeping, whether it be having a nap or late at night. She has in the past experienced sciatica pain and has had her spinal disc 'smoothed' down. Any remedies/ideas for the burping?
I fell back on to my back three weeks ago. I had an x-ray while in the ER this past Saturday and I was told that one of the vertebrae is out of alignment. I am in horrific pain which I am treating at home with a lot of Motrin which helps short...
Good afternoon. I have been experiencing lower back pain and an extreme loss of strength in the muscles of the back and buttocks (on the right hand side), making very difficult to stand up straight and to walk. Along with these symptoms this...
I am experiencing pain in both my legs from the knees down. It comes on fast but I can get relief if I sit down. Unfortunately sitting down is not always available. I have diabetes but controlled at 5.9. I am 80 years of age and taking care of my...
I have had a small bulge in the front of my neck for about 12 years which the doctor descdribed as a non toxic thyroid gland which he said needed to be removed to prevent it from becoming cancerous. Meanwhile In 2012 after massaging the back of my neck with an electric hand held massager to reduce a neck pain, I got a stiff neck which landed me in the hospital. This other Doctor ordered an MRI. The result read thus: OBSERVATION:-The study shows loss of cervical lordosis due to muscle spasm. Minor marginal osteophytes are seen at multiple levels . The vertebral bodies show normal height and marrow signal intensity. No evidence of fracture or dislocation seen. No evidence of destructive or sclerotic lesions present. The bony spinal canal appears normal at each level. Intervertebral disc saces shows reduced T2 signal intensity is suggestive of desiccation changes. C3-C4 intervertebral disc shows diffuse circumferential bulge and causally directed central extrusion causing indentation over thecal sac. There is both lateral recess and bilateral neural foraminal compromise with mass effect on bilateral traversing nerve roots and spinal cord. subtle T2 hypersensitivity is seen in the the spinal cord suggestive of myelomalcia . C4-C5 intervertebral disc shows diffuse circumferential bulge and focal central protrusion causing indentation over thecal sac and bilateral neural for amine compromise. The cord at ather levels shows normal signal intensity. CSF spaces are normal and show no evidence of mass lesion.. The Atlas and axis are normal with no atlantoaxial subluxation. The posterior elements and spinous processes are normal. Facet joints and unconvertebral joints are normal. No soft prevertebral //para vertebral collection is seen. IMPRESSION :MRI features - Degenerative cervical spondylosis as described above... I have always had shoulder and upper back pain since year 2000. Since 2009, after an anxiety attack I sometimes experience muscle tension in both sides of the back of my neck near the skull and it causes head aches and pains. When massaged the pain extends to my shoulders and my upper back muscles and my arms. I have also started feeling some pains and discomfort in my legs, hip and bottom joints and in my fingers. I have also observed loss of muscle tone in my arm and legs. During these episodes I also have blurred vision. All these symptoms are occurring more often now. What is the best thing I can do now. I m worried about my children and my future. Please help me. I am 50 years old. I had about three different traumas to the back of my head. One occurred during a dance routine in the university when I was 18, I lost consciousness. The second happened when I slipped on a slippery surface in my compound. I was about 36, I had a laceration and received about 4 stitches in the back of my skull. The third was a domestic violence. I was 38. My ex husband hit my head continuously against a wooden wardrobe about 3 or 4 times. Please help me
MRI REPORT postero central herniation of l-3/4 l-4/5 l-5/s1 intervertebral disc leading to smooth indentation over thecal sac with bilateral neural foraminal srenosis.# degenerative changes in lumbar spine. k/c/o pott s apine involving t-9 and t-10 vertebral bodies. followup mri for comparison. severe collapse of t-10 vertebral body SEVERE COMPRESSION OF THECAL SAC AND SPINAL CORD DUE TO POSTERIOR BULGE OF COLLAPSED T -10 VERTEBRAL BODY.