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15 Aug 2007

pelvis and lumbar spine xrays indicates
that I have enthesopathy, loss of normal lordosis, a space narrowing and spondylopathy at L5/S1. Underlying discogenic disease. What does all this mean and what treatment do I go for to fix all of this?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Ants
enthesopathy is inflammation or disease where the ligaments attach to the bone. Loss of normal lordosis means that the normal curve is straightened out ( usually due to muscle spasm), space narrowing refer to the disc spaces between vertebrae and spondylopathy L5/S1 means that the two vertebra of L5 and S1 slipped a bit over each other causing misalignment due to disc degeneration. Your orthopod will treat this either conservatively with medication and physiotherapy or with operation if needed.
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