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Hernieated Disk
Jun 29, 2008
... buttock or foot, then I would continue doing what you are doing. Try some physical therapy, get another injection if it helps, strengthen your core muscles with exercises that the PT can give you and take it easy for awhile. If you start to experience symptoms of nerve pain like the pain above....then see a surgeon. ... (3 replies)
... thanks for that. ... (8 replies)
... I agree in getting your foot and leg strong, but I would also walk without afo and watch every step but it is when you think you dont have to watch every step when the problem happens. ... (56 replies)

... ICE. 6 months post op I do it 2x a day. 2. Keep up the stretching and PT. It takes a LOT of time. December is not that long ago. Be diligent. Do all the exercises several times a day. 4. Don't sit. Walk for 5 minutes every 45 minutes. 5. Stay out of cars that have bad suspension and rough drivers. Seriously. ... (6 replies)
... I would encourage you to continue doing any specific exercises you were given for the drop foot. You might also try acupuncture. It may or may not help...but it does bring blood flow to the injured area which may help healing. ... (6 replies)
... I met with a trainer today who is going to design a program for me that I can do in the water. ... (10 replies)
... I think what helps me is an EMS machine, similar to a TENS unit but works for the nerves. put it on non working muscle usually tibialis anterior and hope it begins to activate the muscle. ... (10 replies)
Pain tolerance
Nov 11, 2002
... S1 disk, but all I take is ibuprofen and Robaxin. I try to control the pain with yoga and McKenzie exercises as well. However, it has gotten to the point where I just can't stand the pain. The doctor has never offered me pain medication. ... (3 replies)
... ray as you suggest. Meanwhile I have looked up possible exercises and will start them. Many thanks for your thoughts so far. ... (8 replies)
... erve. Just be sure to monitor the situation and be prepared to seek a doctor if it gets worse. If you suddenly were to develop bladder or bowel involvement, or foot drop, you should seek medical attention ASAP. Otherwise, it is painful but not really doing any permanent damage. ... (2 replies)
... it would not cause you to be paralyzed as the spinal cord stops above the level where you have the herniation. It could result in loss of feeling, numbness or foot drop. Many people live with nerve pain caused by nerve compression for many years before surgery becomes necessary. ... (16 replies)
... surgeon. At this point I'll do anything to avoid that. I'm scared to death of back surgery. My foot drop developed first out of the blue. The day I went to have the MRI done my back started hurting......lower back. ... (7 replies)
... I am looking for experiences with the above disc problems...mine are mild to moderate bulges, that 4 years ago had been full herniations with a floating fragment. ... (3 replies)
Sciatic Nerve help
Apr 27, 2011
... It is not unusual for someone to have a bit of sciatic pain at some point, and it usually resolves after a fairly short period of time. ... (3 replies)
... parts of the spine that should be open are showing some arthritic type changes that can result in the space being narrowed. When this happens there is less room for the spinal nerve to pass through, and it can result in a bit of a nerve "pinch. ... (11 replies)
... The problem is that some people are in so much pain that they aren't able to wait for nature to take its course. If the disc has ruptured and a piece is pressing on a nerve, this is not going to dissolve or go away on its own. ... (10 replies)
... ain, pins and needles, burning and numbness was so extreme that doctors thought they will try 3 shots of quarterzone injections in her spine. The relief was only for less than 1 day. The pain flared up again. ... (28 replies)
... I admit I had a great deal of relief following the surgery, certainly cured the foot drop but in the long term things seem to have deteriorated. ... (6 replies)
... my discharge instructions were sparse as well. You can't go wrong with walking as much as you are comfortable with. My leg pain improved but didn't go away for a few weeks. I still have some foot drop, but the nerve was pretty well hammered so it's probably going to take a while to improve. ... (9 replies)
... The leg pain and foot drop are indications of something pressing on a nerve. ... (8 replies)


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