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I finally had my appointment with the orthopedic surgeon following an MRI showing moderate to severe foramen narrowing L5 S1 and bulgding disc. I've had what seems to be myelopathy in sides of my feet, heel and toes, as well as in my hands and upper chest area, cervical perhaps? Shooting pain that disables me from wanting to even move seems to originate in my low back/tailbone. I've had 3 csections in my younger years and other medical issues that tell me my pain threshold is high as I did not use prescribedmeds for pain. This back issue tho has been slow degeneration over years, hx mva when I was a teen. Well, the surgeon said the mri report was wrong and that there is no moderate to severe issue and mild at best. She also said that pain moves down and not up when i described the horrendous shooting pain up my lower spine...I'm so discouraged. I dont want to come across as attention seeking but was hoping for an answer and strategies to make the pain stop. Has anyone else been told that their MRI was wrong??? Any suggestions?