Disc desiccation

can you tell me in easy to understand terms.
My MRI results were L4-L5 mild disc desiccation but significant desiccation at L5-S1 There is broad based disc bulge which is predominately central.

L5-S1 There is posterior disc bulge with compromise of the right neuroforamen and of the right nerve root.

Conclusion: Degenerative disease with broad based bulge ay L4-L5 and L5-S1 with nerve impingment at right L5-S1

what does this mean, is it perm. what can be done. I would ask a doctor but the military doctors won't discuss it with me, im worried please advise and THANK YOU

Posted By Kelly on April 28, 2004 at 18:12:04:

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