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Herniated disc means I am unable to walk due to weakness and pain in right leg and foot , I am on lots of medication but nothing stops the weakness and I am having to use a wheelchair for getting around or crutches for less than fifty metres, can anything

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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Spine Specialist

If you have a documented disc herniation with progressive weakness of the lower extremity muscle(s) associated with the damaged nerve(s), you should go see a spinal surgeon now.

In brief: Spine Specialist

If you have a documented disc herniation with progressive weakness of the lower extremity muscle(s) associated with the damaged nerve(s), you should go see a spinal surgeon now.
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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Dr. James Heid
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Steroid injection

You should consider a shot called an epidural steroid injection.
This is a way to place some anti-inflammatory steroid right next to the irritated nerve. This may help.' if this does work, but not last, this may mean that surgery would help you.

In brief: Steroid injection

You should consider a shot called an epidural steroid injection.
This is a way to place some anti-inflammatory steroid right next to the irritated nerve. This may help.' if this does work, but not last, this may mean that surgery would help you.
Dr. James Heid
Dr. James Heid
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery?

You sound as if you need to have steroid injection or even surgery contact a neurologist.

In brief: Surgery?

You sound as if you need to have steroid injection or even surgery contact a neurologist.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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