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MRI Results- Please Help

jadehdjjadehd CaliforniaPosts: 20
I had fusion done at L4-L5 but am having severe leg pain in both legs, as well as back pain. I am also have pain high up in my back. Could these results mean that's where the pain is coming from? Lemme know what you guys think. 

T7-T8- Minor central bulging

T12-L1- Right paracentral protrustion at T12-L1 with possible small extruded fragment behind T12

L4-L5- The level is fused. There is a residual central protrusion at that level, similar to previous study (Previous study: There is moderate right neural foraminal stenosis due to the presence of a right foraminal disc protrusion. There is mild left neural foraminal stenosis. There is a broad central disc protrusion as well. There is no significant central canal stenosis. There is milkd left lateral recess stenosis. 

L5-S1- There is a small central protrusion 


  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 13,587
     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

    That being said, there are always key words in any diagnostic
    report that basically tells you what actions may be forthcoming

      Treated with conservative measures such as Physical
    Therapy and mild medications.  Many times these situations can be cleared
    up and the condition can be resolved.

    more treatments may be needed, ie Spinal Injections, Ultra sound and stronger
    medications.  Always a possibility of more aggressive treatment if the
    conservative measures don't help

    SEVERE  Need
    for stronger medications.  The requirement for surgery may be 


    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 
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