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Calf and knee pain from back?
Hi everyone, I am new to this forum and am hoping someone can educate me. The following are the results of my MRI taken in January of this year. Grade I spondylolisthesis related to facet arthrosis at L4-5; Disk bulging from L2-3 through L5-S1; accompanied by disk hydration loss at L3-4 through L5-S1. They say there is no herniated disk. The facet arthrosis involves L3-4 through L5-S1. My lower back does hurt some but it is my left knee, the kneecap and behind the knee that hurts, my left calf and my foot also hurts. My calf literally hurts so bad at night that it keeps me awake. My question is: Is this pain in the calf and knee coming from the above results or can it be something else with the leg?
I have had the nerves in my leg tested and they are ok; I had a circulation test done in my legs and they have told me I do have some hardening of the arteries and they told me walk to help that; muscle tests done in the legs and they are good.
Does this get better? I am in therapy for it twice a week and doing heat and exercise here at home. Any input will be appreciated.