Back and Neck Injury/MRI Results

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Can you please explain these results and what kind of treatment i should expect?  I have Suffered a long time please tell me this can be fixed.   L1-L2 broad-based right paracentral spur/disc protrusion mildly compressing the thecal sac.   L3-L4 central right paracentral disc extrusion severly compressing the thecal sac.  L4-L5 broad-based paracentral disc protrusion severly compressing the thecal sac.   Spinal canal is congentially narrowed secondary to short pedicles.  I am 38 years old and I have had back trouble my entire life with no solution the first Mri was only done one year ago and THis Mri staes these problems have increased in that year.   The pain is terrible most days I can only walk short distances and when I lay down I have severe pain in my right hip and leg which I was told was sciatica from this.

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Hello, Tracie,

I can't answer what kind of treatment you should expect; that depends upon the kind of practitioner to whom you go.

What I can do is give you information from the perspective of my discipline, Clinical Somatic Education (in practice for 22 years).

on sciatica | http://somatics.com/sciaticasymptoms-piriformissyndrome.htm
on back pain| http://somatics.com/chronic_back_pain.htm
on hip pain | (hip joint pain, back) http://somatics.com/video_pages/hip_pain,_posterior.htm
on hip pain | (hip joint pain, front) http://somatics.com/psoas_muscle_pain_treatment.htm
         (hip joint pain, front) http://somatics.com/psoas.htm

Bone spurs form at the attachments of muscles that have been tight for a long time.

Tight hamstrings contribute to leg pain. | http://somatics.com/hamstrings-and-knees.htm

more on Clinical Somatic Education | http://somatics.com/HSEdescription.htm
"What Happens in a Somatic Education Session" | http://somatics.com/pdf/What_Really_Happens_in_a_Somatics_Session.pdf  

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In practice since 1990. Two years on staff at a hospital Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Success rate: approx. 95%+

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Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, American Journal of Pain Management, Somatics: Magazine-Journal of the Mind-Body Arts and Sciences.

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Certifications (partial list): Hanna Somatic Education Dr. Ida P. Rolf method of Structural Integration

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