a straightening of the lumbar lordotic curve
consistent with muscle spasm
spondylotic osteophyte formation at multiple levels
at L5-S1 there is broaddased posterior protrusion
subilgamentous disc herniation in the central and paracentral region but more to the left measuring 2.3 mm
in ap diameter touching the thecal sac.
hypertrophic changesslight left inferior neural foraminal
stenosis.spondylosis and DDD are also noted at this level
with a small tear in the anterior annulus fibrosus.
at L4-L5 there is broadbased posterior protrusion subligamentous disc herniation in the central and
paracentral region measuring 2.3mm in ap diameter touching
the thecal sac. (this was done on 1/26/09)
now fast forward to 8/17/09 X-RAY"S show's
retrolisthesis of L4 on L5 which does move on flexion
and extension approximately 3MM he has significant disc space collapse at L5-S1.
so there it is what do yall think, i had a epidural steriod injection about 3weeks ago its seems to help some. today
after work i cut the front lawn and i feel it thight on the lower back center area. well got to go the more i sit here the more it starts to hurt.