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Author Topic: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC  (Read 12197 times)

Ram

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POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« on: July 02, 2007, 10:47:12 PM »
I am having back pain with the MRI impression saying that
1.        "DEGENERATION WITH POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC"
2.         FUSION ON C5-C6.
 
I took continuous pelvic traction for 10 days. Now i feel somewhat okay.
Doctor saying that this is the initial stage.
 
* Shall I come to normal persons body condition? I am at 26.
* Shall I go to Gym and Swimming and all?
* Will it create any problem to have s** with my partner.

Kindly give answers for the questions with *


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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2007, 03:46:34 AM »
Hi Ram, there is obviously a weakness in the muscles in your lower back so they are not supporting the vertebrae properly. This normally happens when the muscles become overtight.

To return to normal you need to get those muscles into a healthier condition and at your age swimming would be the best thing to do. 3 times a week at least building up to 40 minutes or so.

You will have a bit of a weakness in the lower back area while the muscles are tight so any overload on them could cause the symptoms to return. The traction will be temporary relief but may fail to work next time. Be careful about how much you load up those muscles and start the swimming asap.

Also get some deep tissue massage for the whole back especially the lower back muscles and the neck from someone who is experienced. At your age the neck fusion is probably from an old injury and may cause problems when your older if you don't do something about it while you are young.

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Ram

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2007, 03:13:29 AM »
Hi Steve.
Thanks for your prompt reply steve. I have to learn swimming and start doing that, well I vil sruely do that.

anyone who suffered as me can give suggestions in this page so that We can make this forum more and more useful.

Kindly share your comments.

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2007, 08:44:36 PM »
Hi Steve,
In addition to my back problem, some portion of my neck also paining while I turn my head to side wards. This problem is due to l5-s1 disc bulge or c5-c6 fution?

But my back pain is almost 90% suppressed but this neck problem tortures me. What is the cause for this pain? I never take pain killers.

I am facing this neck problem severely after taking continuos traction for 10 days.
Also after have a travel of about 300 KMs by bus, I feel little bit of giddiness.
What is the cause of all these problems.

Kindly give me suggestions.

{please look into the above technical inforamtion for ur reference, in the same post}

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2007, 04:07:12 AM »
Ram,
The erector spinae muscles are the common link between both areas. My self treatment program will show you ways you can work on these muscles to release them and this should take the pressure away and the pain. Even the fusion you had for the neck was a bandaid fix for an imbalance that was there and this is just resurfacing again I would think. It is normal that when two problems are connected you only feel one of them at a time.

www.backpain.com.au/selftreat is the best help I can offer.

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Steve

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2007, 01:08:44 AM »
Hey Steve,,Like you and my neurologiest suggested I was doing some physiotheraphy exercies to reduce my pain. Now I dont have any problem exect that If I sit for a long time, My back is paining. That is fine. If i take regular break, I can solve out the problem.

From next week onwards, I am planning to go to Gym to build my mustles. Kindly let me know if this is the right time or I have to wait for some more time practice. I dont want to spoil my mustcle(Cz I am now at 26).

While doing gym exercieses like tumbells, If I get any pain, I can stop it right? Apart from that, I think I wont have any problem.

What kind of exercices I can take it.

Expecting your reply..

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2007, 01:11:18 PM »
Ram, the presence of pain when you sit for long periods indicates a problem is lurking and any strength exercises you do runs the risk of making it worse. I would advise you need to get rid of the problem first. I don't usually agree with the exercises a physiotherapist prescribes to treat a back problem,
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Steve

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2008, 01:48:00 PM »

Hi steve
 I hsve had very bad back for 18 years now and the pain has become chronic and constant for the last 4 or more years due to having a baby.
I have a number of lower back discs bulging and my hips are very painful. I have had all sorts of treatment spent lots of money and I am constantly on pain releif.
I was going to have an operation but the more problamatic disc came off the nurves.
I cannot sit for any length of time, everything is an effort. I struggle to sleep.
Although it is not a serious as before, i am at my wits end due to the constancy. A specialist said it would fox itself in a few months that was a year ago and it has now got worse. Is there any suggestions. I often feel like my frame cannot hold me
jayne :'(

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Re: POSTROCENTRAL BULGE ON L5-S1 INTERVEREBERAL DISC
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2008, 04:53:24 AM »
HI Jayne, I would guess weakness is a big problem for you but you need to be careful of which exercises you do because if you have a tilted or rotated pelvis doing your exercises on the floor in gravity would probably irritate your pain. My choice would be a daily workout in the pool with a noodle which I explain in my self treatment program. I'd also combine that with the SLM Yoga and leave it at that initially until the strength builds and pain settles.

I hope that helps,
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Steve

 

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