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Back Spasms Pain Down Front Of Legs
My whole left side felt like nerves popping/tearing.Then over few weeks developed spreading of severe spasticity down left leg, butt, back &bladder?
See your physician: Without more information and the ability to ask you many focused questions it's difficult to give you specific advice other than your symptoms suggest a possible nerve impairment such as from a herniated disc. In order to get a precise diagnoses and treatment you must see your physician ...Read more
I was cut by a nail on my back and now I have sever back spasms and pain down my leg. Should i be concerned?
Please see your Dr.: Yes, any severe pain or spasms need to be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. You may also need a tetanus booster. ...Read more
Have back pain, back spasms that go down my legs and curl up my toes. I also have had a high wbc since june. Did 24 hrs urine it was neg. Pain l side?
Can tight,spasming hip, butt, low back muscles on one side cause leg to hurt? Had steroid shot in butt gave a little relief but still feels crampy
Spasm: Absolutely, spasm can reduce blood flow and cause pain/aching in the leg. Not sure why you had the steroid IM shot though. Consider getting your low back looked at by a chiropractor or a DO who knows how to manipulate. Odds are you have a structural issue somewhere below L2. Soak in a hot bath then do some gentle stretching exercises. ...Read more
Mri:6mm intradural extramedullary lesion on the dorsal aspect of the conus at t1 level. Will treatment be surgery? Having bad leg tightness/spasticity
Spinall cord injury atrophy both legs spasticity and lowe lumbar pain which is making my rehabilitation slow and frustrating.Incomplete para ?
Understand needs: You hve been doing the right hting. The physical is very important long term. You may need re-evaluation by your neurologist to be certain you are on the correct pathway. Persistence is the key to your success. ...Read more
Ive been having back spasms for about 3 years now. If im laying on my back my head and shoulders will lift off the bed. My legs will also jerk around.
Have severe back spasms with left leg numbness and tingling and pain, what causes this, also left leg sometimes gives out.
Straight leg raise there is tingling on my left toe but no pain. Have back spasms for a month but not painful. Present when i do fig 4. Is it serious?
Radiculopathy: 23y female with "back spasms" 1 month & unilateral toe "tingling" with "straight leg raise". Symptoms suggest sciatica & raise concern for neural impingement in region of lumbar spine. Absence of mechanical injury & youth suggest a subluxing sacroiliac joint, see below. Symptoms warrent doctor's evaluation. Persistence might require MRI. If leg weakness/urinary difficulty see doctor urgently. ...Read more
Severe gripping back spasms- sciatic pain worsening -now fighting nausea as well. Leg edema In pm. Cannot raise legs w/o?
Help me understand why physiatrist only wants to give trigger point injections in upper back? Have torn disc low back = spasms. Legs/arms spasm.
My 59 year old husband has degenerative disc disease. He has had an MRI and an emg done and has been prescribed opiates for years. Now constant recurring hives, numbness in both legs, and back spasms have developed. What should I do?
Causes of hives: Hives may be caused by drug allergies or reactions including opiates or due to autoimmune disease. It is likely they are not directly related to the back issues. An allergist can act as a detective and help you sort out possible causes and offer treatment and or avoidance of the offending agent. I'd recommend you find local allergist certified by the am board of allergy on aaaai.Org website. ...Read more
Back spasms for the past 3 years to the point i vomit. Is this a serious concern? Its always on the right side and it bends me forward when spasming
Can i take a baclofen, if i had taken a tramodol 2 hours ago? I am having 10 out of 10 on the pain scale back spasms. I just n back has been spasming for about 6 hours. Some positions help but not for long. They just seem to come in waves.
Drug interaction: Tramadol is a opioid pain killer. Baclofen is a muscle relaxers. It is common to have them prescribed together for pain. You can take Baclofen for spasm. Please be aware that taking tramadol and Baclofen together can increase risks of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. ...Read more
BOTOX can Help:
Botox can help with spasms.
Botox would last for some months and can be given in small or larger doses as necessary.
It the spasms are intermittent, then a long-lasting 24 hour a day treatment may not be the best.
Hamstrings are large muscles and the cost to relax them could require a lot of botox. ...Read more
Hi, I have had lower back pain since the end of January. Since then the majority of the pain has switched to the right side of my butt and my right thigh. The pain stops at the knee. I also have considerable tightness in my thigh which has been spasming.
Sciatica: 34yo w. several weeks of low back pain & radiation into unilateral buttock, thigh & knee has sciatica, which is a pain pattern w. several causes; including lumbar disk disorder, sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder w. presacral plexus impingement & pyriformis syndrome. The best doctor to diagnose is not Rheumatologist or Orthopedist, but an Osteopath, who understands soft tissues disorder diagnosis. ...Read more
Sir i got lower limb weekness since 2004 due to spine TB. it also causes spasticity. I'm using baclofen pump for spasm. how to recover? kindly help me
Only your treating -: -MD can answer. It's been 11 years,so he/her should be asked,as they have much more information to aid them. ...Read more
Plantar fascitis in both feet. Hip pain. Both hips lower back pain, right thigh in spasming. What can I do?
Not really: Tens is low intensity electrical stimulation so mainly helps for pain control but a different form of electrical stimulation can help to decrease spasticity which i personally loves to use since it has practically no side effects and pt can use it at home once trained appropriately and it cost about 500$ which is equal to 1.5 vials of botox. ...Read more
I've quickly developed permanent spasticity in lower left side of my body, bladder, leg. Muscle bloodwork has been ruled out. What else can this be?
Hello, I have spasticity in my legs and hands are brisk. All my tests are normal. I could not find the cause. Any help. Thank you?
Brisk reflexes: Some people are born with brisk reflexes. However, if numbness, weakness, difficulty walking or having trouble urinating should prompt further imaging and tests to determine if something else is contributing to the brisk reflexes. A thorough evaluation with a neurologist or neurosurgeon is indicated. ...Read more
I'm almost done with my week of taking prednisone---today I've developed some spasming in my side and legs--should I be concerned? What causes this?
What are alternative methods for helping me relax so i can sleep? Lack of rest increases my MS symptoms. I have a difficult time going to sleep at night because of pain and leg spasmicity. I tried prescription drugs but i get so dizzy. I am looking for
My spasticity baclofen pump & botox leg spasticity worse was told botox in legs d is 19 1.25m/w is trying botox in legs ok or wait til d up?
Had RLS for yrs in legs, now arms. Always very painful, and now spasticity, numb, weak, fatigued day & night.Ms is in family. What should I tell neuro?
NEED DIAGNOSIS: You symptoms of spasticity, numbness, and weakness are not consistent with restless leg syndrome, and the pattern of fatigue seems also atypical. You need to describe all of this to the new doctor, as ms could be a consideration, but so could other diseases. Hopefully, your neurologist should readily sort out all of this and start appropriate treatment, but if questions arise, contact us again. ...Read more
After 2 weeks, i think I've recovered from knee swell n lower left back muscle spasm. What are the concerns if i want to continue cycling?
Left calf and hip go into a cramp if i move it into certain positions.Have had back spasms in past. I grind teeth which causes referred pain in back?
Not related: Grinding your teeth has no direct effect on your back or muscle cramping. However, grinding you teeth may indicate a heightened anxiety state which could cause muscle cramps . If this persists you should see a dentist about your tooth grinding for possible use of a mouth guard to prevent this .Also see your physician to make sure there is no other medical problem causing your back pain. ...Read more
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