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... Your reflex going the wrong way was probably your Babinski reflex. The doctor scrapes your foot and watches your reflex. If your big toe points up, it is usually the sign of problems. ... (5 replies)
Possible MS
May 3, 2016
... A positive Babinski reflex does not confirm MS, rather it can indicate a neurological concern. Babies have this reflex at birth and it disappears once the nerve connections are fully made. ... (20 replies)
Curious...
Mar 23, 2012
... A simple, but effective test, the Babinski test is an important neurologic examination based upon what the big toe does when the sole of the foot is stimulated. ... (6 replies)

... Thank you, Nikki and Jay, for the wisdom and support. I had an MRI on my spine this past Saturday. ... (13 replies)
... He did the Babinski reflex test on me and said I was negative for MS. He told me I had perfect coordination, vision, and everything etc. ... (11 replies)
... Yeah, I knew what it was. I was just wondering how many of y'all have it. My husband was a nurse for a long time. One day, not too long ago, he walked be me, I had my feet up and he ran his hand up my foot and ARGH, up went my toes. The big up straight up and all the others went "flying" away from him. He stopped and did it again and POOF again it happened. I had... (4 replies)
... stroking bottom of foot,if big to flexes up and little toes fan out babinski is present,if big toe extends downward babinski is absent.In normal adults it is to be absent.Finger to nose test,follow the light with eyes or one eye at a time. ... (4 replies)
... I'm not really sure what kind of reflex testing it was...he checked reflexes all over my body, even my ankles and feet and he said whatever it was he didn't like in my legs was classic for MS.. ... (15 replies)
... :wave: Welcome. It is difficult to tell if you are having problems from one problem or several problems. Some of your symptoms are not MS, but others could be. If you have anxiety/stress problems, these could cause many if not most of your symptoms. If you have MS, you could have a negative Babinski reflex because the Babinski is not 100% perfect. I have one, but... (11 replies)
... foot, and mostly the appointment was about that. I mentioned that i had developed TN a few months earlier as they only knew about the leg pain. This is where the babinski reflex was picked up. I am waiting for the scan result which i get on 12th this month. ... (13 replies)
... Sorry to hear the heating pad did not work. It does not work for everyone. My neuro recommended my heat treatment to a few patients who were having similar pain. About half of them found relief. When my MS worsened considerably in 2002, the doctors ran me through the MRI with and without contrast from my brain through my cervical spine. While lesions were present, none... (13 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your pain. As for the stares while using a shopping scooter, ignore them. I would recommend a power chair over a scooter as it is more maneuverable. As to the lumbar scan, I would suspect that it was a matter of your discs rather than MS as I do not recall lesions found that far "south". If something makes you question a procedure, always ask. I think... (13 replies)
... the will 'scrape" along the bottom of your foot. They will also do a reflex and coordination and balance testing. ... (11 replies)
... What type of leg reflex concerns did you have? ... (15 replies)
... side is a bit stronger and that it doesn't mean a whole lot. Even the so called stronger is not "very brisk" anyway. Everything else was normal. Did not have the babinski reflex or it was normal, rather. ... (2 replies)
Possible ms
Sep 14, 2013
... unique1986, A brain scan alone is can locate lesions and with MS, most often this is the primary location. Unfortunately, lesions can present any where along your spine. For a diagnosis of MS, it is usually the case that the brain and c-spine are scanned both with and without contrast. Because there could be an MS mimicry at work, the doctor may indeed request a spinal... (15 replies)
... Hello all. I'm new here. I am left with some confusion after many months of seeing a neurologist to try to find the cause of my symptoms. Prior to the lumbar puncture, he had stated probable MS. Lumbar puncture was clear, no o-bands. So he became dismissive and said that it was likely hemiplegic migraine aura sensory symptoms. His advice was eat healthy and get more exercise... (6 replies)
... oticed when walking. If you are lying in bed and notice your toe folding down, this would not be "drop foot" as it is experienced by MSers. Have you had your Babinski reflex checked? ... (28 replies)
... The initial visit can be a s simply as a series of balance and coordination tests. A pin poke, test for Babinski reflex, a tuning fork, an eye check, etc. ... (1 replies)
... It is difficult to know what will happen at the first meeting. I would assume that they will check your gait, check for a Babinski reflex, probably take some blood and check your eyes and your hand coordination. ... (13 replies)




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