How long will legs stay numb after C4 C5 fusion?

Needs Evaluation. We need to know the reason why the fusion was performed in the first place, and if there were deficit before the operation, in order to understand if further diagnostic investigation needs to be performed.

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How long will your legs stay numb after C4 C5 fusion?

It depends. To have numbness in the legs this cord pressure by a big disc it may take week or few month, it may stay permanent, that depends on the severity of the injury of the nerve and how long been pressure by the disc. Some changes of the nerve structure are revisable some are not? Read more...
Not to permanent. The question arises as to whether the leg numbness is even associated with your neck problem to begin with or due to a lumbar spine issue. If it was, then the nature of how long standing & severe it was as well as if you have any underlying heatlth issues like a neuropathy. Also, were there any spinal cord changes as a result of your surgical diagnosis or even your surgery. Your age plays role. Read more...