Spinal Decompression/Lumbarization of S1

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I recently had an MRI done. I am a  63 year old healthy female. I can not sit, the MRI showed Dural ectasia of the subarachnoid sac. Partial lumbarization of S1. Congenital anomanly of S1 with significant Dural ectasia of the subarachnoid sac extending from L4-S1. Can anything be done for this? I am in so much pain when I sit for longer then 20 - 30 min.

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Virginia ~

As you probably already know Dural ectasia is present in more than 60 percent of people who have Marfan syndrome. The presence of dural ectasia does not always cause problems, although in some people it causes back, abdominal, and leg pain and headaches. I'm sorry I can't help you more but this really is outside my field of expertise. The radiologist who read the MRI has made the diagnosis, now it's time to see a neurosurgeon who explain your treatment options.

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Dr Michael L Hall

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I was originally trained as a chiropractor and was in practice for 24 years. I've been asked every question related to back and neck pain and what to do about it that can be imagined. With additional training I now specialize in the new treatment of non-surgical spinal decompression for the treatment of acute and chronic neck pain and back pain due to herniated, degenerated discs.

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A practicing chiropractor for 24 years plus 5 additional years practicing at Triangle Disc Care in Raleigh, North Carolina specializing in Spinal Decompression for the treatment of acute and chronic neck pain and back pain due to herniated, degenerated discs.

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Nearly 30 years experience Southern Illinois University Logan College of Chiropractic

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