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Problem can u help

tina coylettina coyle Posts: 125
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:55 AM in Lower Back Pain
I have had a new problems with my with my ankles becomen weaker and i am tend to trip over alot more i can not move my toes on my both feet.
My lower back pain has become alot worse thease are all new to me goin for about 4months now.Igot a letter yesterday from my consultant saying my last MIRscan showed, that there is a compromise of the left exit foramina at L4/5 and right para central exit foramina at L5/S1.
I also 4years ago had a C3C4C5C6 fushion and have spondylotic cervical myelopathy .
Idont know much about the lower back and what thease results me.
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  • Is that leter from the dr or is it your mri results? Sounds like the nerves are comprimised at the l4l5 l5s1 level. Whatever the cause is the dr will have to explain it to you in person. I had l4l5 fused and adr but i am not sure what most of the mri reports meaning are usualy. I am sure your dr will go in to all the details when you see him. Good luck. All you can do is hope its not too serious.
    Flexicore ADR 2004 resulting nerve damage l4l5 Fusion 2006 same level, 2009 hardware removal with lami !
    2012 scs implant ,
  • I have numbness in my feet/toes and pain down my legs. I've been told from my Drs that it's from my low back. I'm going for MRI review next month. I'm sure your Dr will be able to tell you what everything means for you.
    KarenD
    4 level ACDF C4-C7 5-2-11, laminectomy & discectomy L4-L5 1/26/12, ALIF L4-5, L5-S1 12/10/12.
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