DOI: 02/27/2014. The patient is a 63-year-old male driver who sustained lower back injury while unloading foods and fell between the loading dock and rear trailer. MRI of the lumbar spine performed on 10/30/14 demonstrated mild anterolisthesis and prominent degenerative changes at L4-5, resulting in contact and possible impingement upon
DOI: 03/08/2011. Patient is a 48-year-old male route sales representative who sustained an alleged work-related injury to his back, neck, lower extremity and abdomen which affected his psychiatric state while performing his duty.
DOI: 6/23/2016. Patient is a 42-year-old female registered nurse who sustained injury to her neck/left shoulder when she twisted to keep the attachment from falling to the floor. Per OMNI, she was initially diagnosed with strain to multiple body parts.
11/13/14 MRI of the lumbar spine showed 4mm left paracentral and foraminal disc protrusion at L4-5, which mildly impinges upon the thecal sac and the proximal left L5 nerve root. The disc protrusion also moderately narrows the left foramen and lateral recess. There was also a 2mm posterior central disc protrusion at L5-S1. A 2mm disc bulge at L2-3 was seen. There was a mild degenerative facet and ligament flava hypertrophy at L4-5 and
X-rays of the lumbar spine dated 11/6/2015 revealed mild loss of the disc heights at L4-L5 and posteriorly at L5-S1 level, consistent with degenerative disc disease. There are also anterior endplate osteophytes at
DOI: 8/24/2008. Patient is a 55-year-old female manager who sustained injury to her neck and back when she slipped and fell while walking down a set of pull out stairs. Per OMNI, she is diagnosed with cervical strain with radiculopathy and lumbar radiculopathy. She underwent C5-6 partial corpectomy and fusion in 05/31/2011.
The x-rays of Plaintiff’s spine showed normal alignment, no swelling, no fracture or dislocation and normal lordosis of the cervical and lumbar spine. Plaintiff’s left knee x-ray also showed no fracture or dislocation, but moderate decrease in the meduial articular joint space. Plaintiff was given a general diagnosis of neck pain, back pain, low back pain and left knee pain. Plaintiff was prescribed 3 sessions per week for 6 weeks of physical therapy.
12/19/15 MRA Report demonstrated no focal stenosis or aneurysm in the intracranial vasculature. 12/16/15 Progress Report indicated that the patient wakes up with headaches. She mentioned headache in the frontal vertex or temporal occipital areas. She also feels imbalance. She denies bruxism and has no significant neck symptoms. She reported having some minor neck tightness. She was being treated with acupuncture 2 X per week and craniosacral therapy 2 X per week. She noted that she was able to read better in the past two weeks. She had difficulty scanning a written page in the past. She also mentioned that her insomnia has slightly improved since initiating these 2 therapies. Physical exam showed no palpable spasms in her cervical region over her muscles of mastication. Cervical range of motion: backward flexion 70 degrees and forward flexion 60 degrees. She was able to turn 60 degrees to each side. She is able to tilt 40 degrees to other side. Comments: Based on the absence of objective findings, she has reached a medical end result with no need for any further treatment. No additional treatment or diagnostic testing is
MRI of the cervical spine dated 03/09/2016 reveals a multilevel cervical spine degenerative disc changes, most pronounced at C4 to C5, C4 to C5 diffuse disc bulge with central protrusion causing moderate spinal canal narrowing, increased fluid weighted signal in the paravertebral soft tissues posterior to the left C3 to C4 lamina and minimally increased fluid weighed signal in the left C3 to C4 lamina and the right facet joint, C4 to C5 right facet joint bone spur.
DOI: 5/13/2014. The patient is a 29-year old female manufacturing lead who sustained a work-related injury to her back when she was lifting two ostellation trays which weigh about 30 pounds.
o On March 25, 2016 a 45 year old male patient came in to Mount St. Mary’s Hospital to have x-rays done of his cervical and lumbar spine, hip, shoulder, sacrum and coccyx. The patient indicated that 16 years ago he woke up with a stiff neck that never went
The patient presents with chronic neck and low back pain status post MVA in 2008. He was ran off the rode while on his motorcycle fracturing his neck and lower back. Mr. Buchanan denies having radiating symptoms down either lower extremity. His pain is constant throughout the day making it very difficult to perform his daily activities. The patient has not had injection therapy or surgeries for his neck and back pain. The patient was told after his last MRI that he has arthritis in both his neck and lower back.
Lower back and tailbone The lower back is the bottom part of the back, below the lumbar (lower back). Lumbar connects the spine to the pelvis and hips through the pelvic joints (sacroiliac joints). Read more here about chiropractic treatment of lumbar and symptoms of the problems that can be treated with chiropractic in the lower part of the back.