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Please tell me what is the meaning of- 'presence of osteophytes in body margins of all lumbar vertebrae, diminished L5-S1 disc spaces,loss of lumbar lordosis,suggests spondylosis.Small radio opaque shadow is seen in left side of mid pelvis-?Phlebolith/?Left pelvic ureteric calculas.
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Hi there The spinal discs that cushion the vertebra tend to wear down due to injury or ageing. Because of which the discs gets flatten and space between two vertebrae decreases, leading to excess pressure on bones. To compensate this pressure, bony growths forms at the edge of the vertebrae above or below the disc and these bony spurs or kinks are known as osteophytes, which can compress nerves and further if condition gets worse it can  lead to radiating pain in lower limb. Loss of lumbar lordosis is loosing the normal lordotic curvature of lumbar region. For rest of the opaque shadow and left pelvic uterus calculus I would suggest you to take for reports to any nephrologist or urologist nearby you.
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consult nephrologist for calculus
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physiotherapy treatment for lumbar spondylosis
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Osteophytes and reduced disc spces are the age related changes which may be causing you back pain .
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For back pain consult a Physiotherapist & try doing back exercises at home. For Pelvic Calculus consult a Nephrologist/Kidney Specialist
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