Lumbar spine pain
I have done my l5-s1 surgery (tlif) a year ago. And i am not relieved in pain.i cant walk more than 15 minutes and i am not able to bend more than 10°. The pain radiates towards my left leg. So please tell me how to get rid out of this. Below is my post operative MRI report...
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Hello, Sorry to hear this. It's clear that you have had no relief from your symptoms following surgery.l had a look at your MRI report. Unfortunately, the MRI is a plain MRI without contrast.Contrast shows scaring around the nerve which might be one cause of your symptoms. The other possible cause of your symptoms may be non-healing of the L5S1 segment causing excessive motion (pseudarthrosis).This problem is best detected with a CT scan of your lumbar spine. Once the exact cause of your pain is determined then correct treatment can be started. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
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