What Does Narrowing of the Disk Space at the l4-5 and l5-s1 Mean?

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Narrowing of the disc space means that the area of space between the discs are narrower than they should be. This can be caused by various diseases or conditions within the lower spine.
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The L5 is a Vertebra and the S1 is a Vertebra, between the two bones if you like is a Disc. The Disc is like a donut, hard outer shell and nice soft jelly inside. As we age the jelly
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Your radiology report is basically saying that you've got a small bulge (herniation) at the disk between the 4th and 5th lumbar vertebrae (the most common problem area for most people
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can this effect me? My nerves? I have already had a 3-day nerve block and it seems to not have worked. If I do anytime of housework I am in a lot of pain. I get pain down my legs
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Hello Renee, Between vertebral bodies is a disc. That disc is a nice shock absorber but it gets old as we get old. it gets thinner(space narrowing) and dehydrated (desiccation) it
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