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What is lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy?

I have been in pain management for my back for a while now. After each visit, the doctor I see always post the notes on the patient portal. I noticed that some of my diagnosis have changed lately, and my new one is lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy. Can someone explain to me what this is?

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Spondylosis is Osteoarthritis, so lumbosacral spondylosis would be osteoarthritis in the lumbosacral area of the spine.  Here is a link to an article about cervical osteoarthritis, which is similar.  http://www.webmd.com/osteoarthritis/guide/cervical-osteoarthritis-cervical-spondylosis

Myelopathy is when the osteoarthritis puts pressure on the spinal cord.

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