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Damage to the L4-L5 disc or related spinal joints can cause pain. ... over the L5 vertebra impinging the nerve root and leading to leg pain and other symptoms.


Depending on the location of the back pain and other symptoms, it is possible to ... A herniated disc at lumbar segment 4 and 5 (L4-L5) usually causes L5 nerve ...


While the L3-L4 segment is less likely to be damaged than L4-L5 below it, it can ... narrowing the open spaces of the spine and compressing spinal nerve roots. ... This condition usually causes no symptoms, but when it does pain or tingling ...


The two lowest levels (L4-L5) and (L5-S1) have the most flexion and extension ... discs of these two levels also have the highest rate of disc degeneration and injury. ... The symptoms experienced as a result of nerve root entrapment will be ...


Symptoms of lumbar nerve injuries include pain, numbness, paresthesias (pins ... The one exception here is compression of the L4 nerve root. ... That is, weakness of this muscle absolutely confirms an L5 nerve injury and weakness is very ...


Jan 17, 2017 ... Lumbar spinal stenosis causes low back and leg pain. ... When the spinal cord and/or nerve roots are compressed, pain and other symptoms often develop. ... one last three levels of the low back: L3-L4, L4-L5, and L5-S1.


Apr 24, 2015 ... An L4/5 bulging disc puts pressure on your L5 nerve -- one of the most ... located in your lower back, causes a variety of problematic symptoms.


Some patients also experience sciatica pain affecting all the dermatomes in the sciatic nerve, L4, L5 and S1. This sort of "pan-sciatic syndrome" may be due to ...


Sep 17, 2011 ... Because treating nerve pain can be difficult, a patient should understand the available treatments for L5 nerve root permanent nerve damage.