worky things. started packing for con. Got MRI results:
FINDINGS: There is slight straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis. Vertebral body heights appear normal. Conus ends at T12-L1.
At T11-12, T12-L1, L1-2 and L2-3 disc spaces and foramina appear unremarkable. There is mild facet hypertrophy.
At L3-4 there is a mild annular bulge and facet hypertrophy with normal foramina.
At L4-5 there is a mild disc bulge with facet hypertrophy and normal foramina.
At L5-S1 there is a central to left paracentral disc protrusion with no definite affect on nerve roots. There is facet hypertrophy and normal foramina. Sacrum is intact. SI joints are unremarkable.
1. Mild disc bulge at L4-5 with normal foramina and no affect on nerve roots. 2. Central to left paracentral disc protrusion at L5-S1 with no definite affect on nerve roots. There are normal foramina. Bones of the lumbar spine appear intact.