A 58-year-old female asked:
june left foot numb then calf,knee thigh and 2 months arm did mri xray, bugling disc on right side pain getting worse and numbness spreading why?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rick Pospisil answered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical disc: Not unusual for patients in their 50-60s to have wear of their discs in both neck and low back which as they wear produces narrowing of the bony tunnels leading away from the spinal cord. , When this occurs the nerves in both the neck and low back become pinched , This can lead to pain , numbness and tingling , weakness So this is not a case of spreading,Rather it's a process occurring simultaneo
Answered on Sep 3, 2016
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