Lower back pain, have slipped vertebra above sacrum. What should I do?
I had a lumbar/sacral MRI scan(pars view) done 15/06/12 after I eventually got to see a specialist on 11/05/12. He told me I have a slipped vertebra above sacrum and demonstrated on a plastic spine . He also mentioned that nerves were misfiring causing abnormal muscle tension in glute and...
I have on and off pain mostly on my left side lower back that also is felt in my hip. thought it was sciatica but now feel it has to do with the joint in sacrum
Hello.Your symptoms make me think of sacroiliitis.This is very often misinterpreted as sciatica but pain is more at the site of sacral joints which are on either side of tail bone.
A xray of pelvis can help in confirming this.Regards
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My S1 vertebral body is lumbarized. can you explain this for me? thank you
Lumbarization is a term that refers to an anatomic anomaly in the human spine. It is defined by the nonfusion of the first and second segments of the sacrum. The lumbar spine subsequently appears to have six vertebrae or segments, not five. Conversely the sacrum appears to have only four segments instead of its designated five segments
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