Herniated disc, CT results - opinions?
I'm new here, although I've been reading for awhile.
I have suffered from lower back pain for about 4 years, thought never severely. I tried physio and pain meds, but there was never much of a change.
About 6/7 weeks ago I woke up in agonizing pain. Went to the Dr who prescribed me oxycodone and sent me for a CT scan.
In summary, the CT scan said -
-Retrolisthiasis of L5 on S1
-Left paracentral disc protrusion with mild calcification
-Mild indentation on the thecal sac
-Marked compression of the left side S1 nerve root.
Ever since this episode I have been unable to do most of my norma