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What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

What is the best treatment for legs weakness?

Depends upon cause: Is you weakness a stamina issue due to de-conditioning? Or perhaps you have issues with muscle and/or nerve, or do you legs get weaker when walking or exercising? Under those circumstances, you need to see your doctor and uncover causation so all returns to normal. ...Read more

Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Leg Weakness (Definition)

-when U R legs don't do what they used 2. In other words it can B relative as the statement I just made. It can also B U comparing Ur self R another stronger individual. Congenital means from birth. Unilateral is 1 side Vs the other. This leg tires faster than the other, noted especially on hills or stairs,& this can B from many things including disk herniation or strokes. ...Read more


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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more

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What spine md evaluates harrington rod pt (poor surgical candidate) for increasing leg weakness? Physiatrist , orthopod, neurosurgeon? Xrays best?

What spine md evaluates harrington rod pt (poor surgical candidate) for increasing leg weakness?  Physiatrist , orthopod, neurosurgeon?  Xrays best?

See below: Harrington rods surgically implanted usually for severe scoliosis. This is a major surgery and is usually determined by an orthopedic spine specialist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a herniated disc caused by a car accident that is causing leg burning numbness and leg weakness for almost 8 weeks ?

What is the treatment for a herniated disc caused by a car accident that is causing leg burning numbness and leg weakness for almost 8 weeks ?

Surgery: It is difficult to give specific advice without an exam and access to the mris and other essential data. My advice is to see a spine surgery or neurosurgeon for an opinion if conservative therapy has not helped. ...Read more

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Is it called leg weakness when your leg is so weak you can't stand on it and if u do you fall and it only last a min? Or is this temporary paralysis?

Is it called leg weakness when your leg is so weak you can't stand on it and if u do you fall and it only last a min? Or is this temporary paralysis?

Unclear: One leg or both? it is hard to say for sure based on your description which at the least sounds like severe weakness and at the most can be paralysis. Also, further information such as onset, duration, triggers, frequency, and other symptoms would be important as this is a concerning event. Please speak with your physician or you can make a virtual appointment with me for further discussion. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Leg weakness?

Leg weakness is-: -when U R legs don't do what they used 2. In other words it can B relative as the statement I just made. It can also B U comparing Ur self R another stronger individual. Congenital means from birth. Unilateral is 1 side Vs the other. This leg tires faster than the other, noted especially on hills or stairs,& this can B from many things including disk herniation or strokes. This type needs eval. ...Read more

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What could be causing my strange feelings of leg weakness?

What could be causing my strange feelings of leg weakness?

Various causes: This could be vascular or neurological in origin. You really need to see your doctor. If you're having unsteadiness in the way you walk or weakness in your legs, it will require a formal medical workup. I would recommend you see a neurologist or an orthopedic spinal specialist. Pryor will require mris of your cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. ...Read more

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What can cause leg weakness/tiredness?

What can cause leg weakness/tiredness?

Many causes: In your age group, may consider spinal stenosis, poor blood flow to legs, such as intermittent claudication, myasthenia gravis or muscle disease, peripheral nerve issues, spinal cord compression caused by neck degeneration. But could well be a benign problem, such as deconditioning, gaining weight, having thyroid issues, even depression your doctor can sort all of this out. ...Read more

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Could spinal/back problems cause leg weakness?

Could spinal/back problems cause leg weakness?

Yes, : If a ruptured disc compressing a spinal nerve going to the leg, weakness affecting those muscles could be acquired. Spinal stenosis, which is widespread might cause weakness in both legs. ...Read more