Here they are....
Distal spinal cord is normal and terminates at the L1-L2 level. Normal vertebral alignment and marrow signal. Normal prosperous back muscle.s
T11 through L4 normal.
L4-L5 disc dehydration, mild disc space narrowing and large 1 cm central protrusion with compression of the thecal sac resulting in severe spinal stenosis to 2-3mm AP dimension. Neural foramina patent.
L5-S1- mild annular disc bulge and annular tear. Central canal and neural foramina patent. Disc dehydration.
1. Mild spondylosis lower two levels.
2. L4-L5 central protrusion with compression of the thecal sac resulting in severe spinal stenosis.
I don't like the way this sounds. I see an Orthopedic Surgeon this week. What kind of treatment should I expect right off. I'm in severe pain, I can barely walk 10 minutes before I have to sit down. I can't even stand to dry my hair or put my make up on.