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Im on cyclobenzaprine for hernia discs, stopped taking them. How long will my arms and legs feel like rubber with no strengthk?
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
My mucles in arms & legs suddenly stopped working. Only meds taking r percs, vicodine r4 hernia disc. Drew blood for test. Any idea why musc not workin?
Hello iam 36 years old. I only know a few moths that I have srs. I have hernia, worn discs extreme hipppain and more. Is my body rapidly becoming old?
Likely not: We have predetermined genes that predispose us to certain diseases. We do not have any control over this. We, however, do have some control over environment. This can make disease come on or accelerate. We age at a predetermined rate but definitely affected by how and where we live. I would recommend talking to ur medical doctor about ur risk factors and what u can do to maximize healthy living. ...Read more
Yes possible: Spine surgeons will perform multiple discs usually if they are in sequence, and stabilize the spine with hardware. Take the opinion from your surgeon. ...Read more
Yes: If they are in right places you can even do it through one inscion you can get to L3 to s1through one inscion fairly regularly multiple level spine surgical outcomes aren't as good as one level disease this should not be back ache disk bulges treatment option. ...Read more
Back pain: Most lumbar disc herniations cause leg pain rather than back pain. Unless the herniation is causing a significant amout of spinal canal narrowing or nerve compression, there may be other reasons for back pain. You cannot rely on radiology reports alone, clinicians that treat spinal problems need to be involved. ...Read more
Evaluate and treat : Treat and evaluate one at a time not a the same time ther both often treatable with high rates a individual success beware that femoral nerve intraentin groin may feel much likes l4root problem that disc herniation usually occurs at l3-4 diagnostic spine injection will confirm pain generator both conditions can be a symptomatic. ...Read more
Disc hernia and protrusion are the same? Back 5 years ago I have a small disc protrusion now I have a 7mm disc hernia
Disk : Disk herniation and disk protrusion are generalized terms for describing a disk displaced or sticking out of the disk space into the spinal canal. Disk protrusion may be used more specifically to describe a disk displacement when the height is less then the width. Since the terms for describing disk herniations vary from doctor to doctor and there is little consistency to how they are named the best way to determine if your disk has worsened if by radiologist or back surgeon directly comparing your MRI films. For more information please see my health guide on lumbar disk herniations and sciatica. Good luck! ...Read more