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pavansuri_1ppavansuri_1 Posts: 1
hello, iam a new member of spine health. my mom is suffering from left leg pain from buttocks to the foot since from 3 years. i met a ortho and he has suggested mri ls spine. results are like this :

*transitional vertebra at ls junction with sacralization of l5
*diffuse annular bulge at l3-l4 level causing mild thecal sac indentation
*mild anterolisthesis of l4 over l5
*bilateral facetal arthrosis at l4-l5 level contributing to the impingment over the lateral recess and narrowing of neural foramina
*subtle signal changes involving the iliac aspect of right sacroiliac joint suggesting mild sacroilitis

can some one answer the above in simple terms and tell me what is next step to get rid of the pain of my mom.

please help me.


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