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... This is my first posting borne out of frustration. Has anyone had persistent leg weakness following disc hernaition and microdiscectomy? ... (3 replies)
... He also feels that some of my problems are from the SI joint but I don't understand how that can cause the leg weakness. ... (3 replies)
... and my right leg and foot are very weak. After walking for about 10 minutes my foot starts to "scuff" and I trip easily. Then the leg starts to "shake". I've been told that after 1 year this is what I can expect to deal with for the rest of my life. Do you have alot of pain also? ... (3 replies)

... Hi Jen and welcome to the board. I am so sorry that you surgeon appears to be saying that he is done. This frequently happens. Surgeons do the surgery and say oh, how my work looks wonderful and I don't understand why you have problems. All of us have been thru this, I am not sure how Austrailia is set up medical wise but can you seek another opinion? I would definitely... (3 replies)
... A recurrent disc herniation may occur directly after back surgery or many years later, and may occur at the same level of the spine or at a different level. ... (8 replies)
... hour. After 10 minutes of walking, it goes numb again. I can get the numbness out by lifting and bending my leg. Or, sitting down. ... (8 replies)
... e same thing my doctor told me. I don't have weakness. The only thing weird which I mentioned to my doctor today was I started experiencing a new pain in my left leg when I've only been having the pains in my right. I am praying this is the last and final time I have to go under. ... (12 replies)
... d has more success for leg symptoms than back symptoms. Not sure how true that is though. I had mostly leg symptoms. My surgery was March 13, 2001. ... (6 replies)
... post op i remember the weakness in my back, a deep ache with any over 15 minute activity, nerve pain down my legs that was more severe than even before surgery but was intermittent. ... (14 replies)
... sted on everything BUT my back. Since the pain seem to start in my HIP .. my Rheumy thought it was related to my lupus and that it was arthritis .. so I had xray after xray and bone scans. ... (16 replies)
... rgery should DEFINITELY help the nerve related issues you describe. When I had my herniated disc in 1999 A LOT of the issues I experienced were nerve related .. leg weakness, severe leg pain, tripping over my feet feeling. Which are ALL very common nerve related issues. ... (16 replies)
... ngling in my toes. I also have numbness on the upper right side of thigh area. Did this for just over a year. It helped, but not enough. I began experiencing leg weakness in both legs. No amount of therapy helped this problem. I did have a microdiscectomy just 3 weeks ago. ... (22 replies)
... My surgery was to relieve severe sciatica pain and leg weakness and muscle atrophy, and I feel it was successful. ... (15 replies)
... months post microdis and still have the leg pain. ... (8 replies)
... MY p.t. told my pelvic tilt is getting better and my leg strength is improving. I can almost walk on my heels in the pool. ... (14 replies)
... S1 microdiscectomy next week. I appreciate your feedback. ... (4 replies)
... utside of my right calf would go numb for a bit sometimes. My sciatica got gradually worse and in 2009 I eventually decided it was worth getting help. My right leg had started to weaken at the knee joint sometimes and I would stumble. I was also getting a dull pain in my lower back, this was not all the time. ... (7 replies)
... I'm so sorry your husband is going through so much. His experience sounds very similar to mine. In 1999 I had a microdiscectomy. I was having leg pain and weakness. ... (10 replies)
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... foraminotomy on L5 in June 2010 after 4 years of on and off sciatica down the left leg which had become unbearable. ... (2 replies)




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