Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Veritas-Health LLC has recently released patient forums to our Arthritis-Health web site.

Please visit http://www.arthritis-health.com/forum

There are several patient story videos on Spine-Health that talk about Arthritis. Search on Patient stories
Protect anonymity
We strongly suggest that members do not include their email addresses. Once that is published , your email address is available to anyone on the internet , including hackers.

All discussions and comments that contain an external URL will be automatically moved to the spam queue. No external URL pointing to a medical web site is permitted. Forum rules also indicate that you need prior moderator approval. If you are going to post an external URL, contact one of the moderators to get their approval.
Attention New Members
Your initial discussion or comment automatically is sent to a moderator's approval queue before it can be published.
There are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. Therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

MRi result explanation and action advice

Am a 31 year old suffering for last 2 years and finally got a MRi and results follow
Would like to know any experience of similar from people or advice and possible medical outcomes I can look toward

Partial dehydration of all intervertebral discs with loss of height at L1/2 L2/3 L4/5 L5/S1
L1/2 level - right paracentral disc bulge with annular fissure with no remarkable indentation of the thecal sac or nerve root
L2/3 level - central disc bulge that indents the thecal sac and probably abutting both descending L3 nerve roots at the lateral recessess
L4/5 level - central disc bulge with annular fissure that indents the thecal sac and both descending L5 nerve roots
L5/S1 level - circumferential disc bulge with no remarkable indentation of the thecal sac or nerve roots

There are no remarkable abnormalities from the medullary conus to the last nervous terminations of cauda equina
Conclusion degenerative discal changes as described

Get pain across lower back with daily stiffness
Shooting pains which can only be described as a gripping and twisting feeling like someones hands are squeezing and twisting my spine just above butt cheeks
Tingling and aches through right leg, often through buttock stops at bottom starts again above knee and goes through the back and stops at top of shin
Sex - PAINFUL straight after like a cramp pain but without the cramp, I can move but hurts lower back straight across lumbar, sometimes up alittle following spine to shoulder blades base and through right leg

Have so far been put on 1 x Amitripliyne 25mg, 2 x naproxen 500mg, 8 x co-codamol 30/500mg or 2 x tramadol 50mg and 1 x omeprazol 50mg

Have got ongoing physio but want an answer and expectation or remedy!!
Im still working 50 hrs a week as mrs currently part-time as 3 kids inculding 14 month old toddler

Its killing me lol

Any help or advice grateful
Any professional advice a godsend

Thanks all for reading
J Addinall


Sign In or Register to comment.