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CT scan

so I had a CT scan which shows minimal disc space narrowing at L4-L5 and L5-S1 with minimual annular bulges can any one tell me what this means for my lower back pain 
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  • Bruce EitmanBruce Eitman Akron, OH, USAPosts: 1,510
    barrios29

    welcome to the spine-health forums.

    you don't really tell us enough to get much of a response, hence you haven't received much of a response. what did you doctor tell you?

    please click on the following link for some helpful information to get you started with the forums: welcome to spine-health

    Bruce

    Read my story at Bruce - My Story
    ACDF C4-C5-C6-C7, and getting better every day
    It has been a process of healing, learning, exercising, and resting - and figuring out when to do which.

  • barrios29bbarrios29 Hawthorne caPosts: 4
    He hasn't told me much other then what I listed and apart from the ct scan he orderd an EMG test which I have yet to find out the resuilts I will be seeing my dr again tommorow so
    ill keep you posted 
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  • Bruce EitmanBruce Eitman Akron, OH, USAPosts: 1,510
    Barrios29

    Ask to have the doctor review the CT images with you tomorrow. A picture is worth a thousand words, and a picture shown to you by a specialist is worth many more.

    Bruce

    Read my story at Bruce - My Story
    ACDF C4-C5-C6-C7, and getting better every day
    It has been a process of healing, learning, exercising, and resting - and figuring out when to do which.

  • barrios29bbarrios29 Hawthorne caPosts: 4
    Okay thanks I will post the update
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