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A syndrome in l5-s1 disc herniation with sexual and sphincter dysfunction without pain and muscle weakness was noted. We think that it is crucial for neurosurgeons to early realise that paralysis of the sphincter and sexual dysfunction are possible in patients with lumbar l5-s1 disc disease. The l5-s1 spinal motion segment helps transfer loads from the spine into the pelvis and legs. This motion segment receives a higher degree of mechanical stress and loads compared to the segments above and may be susceptible to traumatic injuries, degeneration, disc herniation, andor nerve pain. Remember that a herniated disc is only a problem when you suffer from radiating pain in your lower leg. Luckily, most of these herniated discs are treatable without surgery. The high degree of mobility at l4-l5 makes this motion segment prone to facet joint related problems, such as osteoarthritis 2, synovial cyst (fluid-filled sac) formation, and instability of the facets. The pain is usually located in the midline of the lower back. It is generally a chronic, mild to moderate aching sensation , with intermittent flare-ups of severe pain lasting for a few days or weeks. Pain may be the first indicator that you have a bulging disc at l45. You may have pain in your lower back, near the top of your pelvis. This pain may increase when you press on the muscle next to your spine where the nerve is compressed, or it might suddenly increase with coughing or sneezing. A mri said there was l4l5 small disc heriation & l5s1 moderate disc extrusion that impacted the s1 nerve root. Spinal disc problems (including red flag signs) include disc herniation. See also the separate articles on cervical disc protrusion and lesions and low back pain and sciatica. About 90 of cases of sciatica are caused by a herniated intervertebral disc. l5-s1 herniated disc patient exam & treatment at advanced chiropractic relief ring dinger too - duration 2002.