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Alvord, IA
A 37-year-old female asked about a female:

11 year old son has been having shooting pain down back of one leg on & off for weeks. now complains of achy pain in both legs & 1 heel. hurts to walk?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 21 years experience
Needs MRI: Your son is having progressive symptoms that may indicate a lesion of the spinal cord. I recommend taking him to his pediatrician for a physical examination and imaging of the spine.
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
11 yr old with shoot: He should be checked by his pediatrician and perhaps orthopaedist. Progressive increase in shooting leg pain frequency and location is bothersome

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Last updated May 25, 2016

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