... Cup of Coffee,
I'm so glad to hear that, for the most part, things are going well. I had my final pre-op meeting with my surgeon on Tuesday (for my bilateral total joint replacement this coming Monday), and he talked a lot about post-op loss of sensation from them stretching nerves. He explained that during surgery, they make as small of incisions as possible, so as a result,... (12 replies)
... yet elsewhere, primarily my face, chest and sometimes my legs it feels tingly or like bugs are crawling on my skin. Every once in a while I will get little muscle twitches or tics around the mouth or eyes and my calve muscles as well. ... (4 replies)
... I would check other forums on the HBs and on the web about possibly trying nerve regeneration therapy such as electric pulse stimulation or ultra sound or lazer light, etc - if a facial nerve is involved it is possible it could heal on its own unless it was severed of course. I had a genioplasty some years back which left my lower lip and surrounding area quite numb and... (4 replies)
... spine which will help eliminate the tingly sensations or cold chills, restless legs syndrome, etc. ... (3 replies)
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