Myelopathy relates to the pathology of spinal cord. Sometimes due to traumatic strain, it is known as spinal cord injury. Myelopathy is the steady failure of nerve function which is influenced by disturbance of the spine. Myelopathy can be caused by spinal injury resulting in either decreased consciousness or paralysis. Spondylosis without myelopathy is also known as osteoarthritis or arthritis of spine. Lumbar Spondylosis without Myelopathy in simple language means that due to the degenerative conditions of the spine and slippage of the discs spinal injury is not caused.
Degenerative disease, like lumbar spondylosis may also cause myelopathy. However a general cause of Lumbar Spondylosis without Myelopathy is the normal aging process of an individual when the vertebral disc is degenerated. Displacement of a lumbar disc refers to extension or herniation of the cushion-like disc which is between the two of any lumbar vertebrae in the lower spine. Lumbar spondylosis, where Spondyl means spine and ‘Osis means a bad condition. It means that there is an occurrence of a degenerative process in the spinal joints. Due to this it starts to pain at the back. The degree of soreness and firmness which it causes differs from one individual to another. There is no dependable outline to it. If there is any unsteadiness to the vertebrae at the degenerative location, that means one bone slides next to the top of other bone, rather than it being held by the ligaments, then there is a larger dimension of unceasing pain. However in many conditions of individuals, the degenerative pain flows down to the buttock and thighs. In many cases, the pain is less severe and it many show no symptoms at all ot they start occurring at a very old age when. You can also state that when the symptoms of lumbar spondylosis is less severe or of no significance, this can be referred to as Lumbar spondylosis without myelopathy.