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MRI result version 2...
#1
Just waiting for the results of my MRI. The specialist is running late, pah! Really want to get this over with...
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#2
Fingers crossed !
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#3
Good luck mate, hope its good news!
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#4
Fingers crossed for you!
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#5
Good luck Nick. My other half had her results today. Her shoulder Op (Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression) is on the 26th of May.
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#6
Thanks all.  So the verdict is... :

"cupcake" Wrote:Finally got the result of my MRI today....luckily saw a brilliant registrar, who was more than happy to explain every thing in lots of detail!
I have a low grade spondiolysethesis (slipped vertebrae L5/S1) which i knew any way!  The issue is with the facet joints in the same area, which are atrophying / degenerating  :o, its also bi-lateral - so affecting both sides! :o  There is treatment & it involves injections into the spine & the facet joints  :X :X :X but this could mean no pain for up to 8 months!  Smile
Unfortunately sitting, standing & lying down can all aggravate this condition!  Sad
apparently the worse thing i can do is to be still, as this will make things worse....but......

cycling, running & swimming will all help!  ;D

so.......triathalon, anyone???  Wink Wink Wink

/\ /\ What she said!  Except the report says spondylolysis which is a stress fracture.  But the MRI and explanation he gave me show the same as Suz.  Anyway its a disc (L5) that has slipped forward on another (S1) and is grade 2 apparently.  There is also facet degeneration but doesn't sound like its as bad as Suzz's.  Seems like i got one bit worse and one bit better than our resident ladies champ!

Piccy time (may as well indulge myself).  I actually didn't spot it at first as i was looking for something less obvious!

Treatment is the same as Suzz, pencilled in for the 23rd May (could have gone on the 15th but am supposed to be at a wedding)  Sad


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Wow... that looks like you've broken your back....   i'd love a mir scan....   just to know what is going on in there...

At least you know now mate and can treat/manage it...
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#8
Lol now i can roll out the back pain excuses at the 24/12, Fowlmead and even the SDW  Big Grin

Yep looking forward to getting it treated, although it'll never be "right" at least the pain can be managed
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#9
Holy sh!t dude :o  So i'm guessing the bit in the circle is supposed to be in line? Is surgery an option?  So you've basically had a broken back for as long as I've known you? Any idea how it happened?
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#10
Holy Sh!t indeed! That is impressive. Ive spent a fair bit of time looking at my own spinal MRIs and I didnt spot that for a while. Did the consultant suggest any changes to your lifestyle...and sporting activities?
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