I have disuse atrophy in my right leg, and foot, due to nerve damage in l4/l5 s1.Had a failed back surgery 02'13. Will I lose ability to walk one day?
Varies. It could potentially still improve. If you have not had it, I would recommend an NCV and EMG test just to make sure there is nothing else contributing to your condition that may be treatable; for example peroneal nerve impingement at the fibular head.
2 back surgeries in ~1 month. Wondering if increased [email protected] from overdoing it could cause severe burning/cramping pain behind knee, in calf/ankle, & thigh? Have to lie down & hard to walk/sit.
This may be related . to anyone of several possible causes. Sometimes, even though the nerve that may have had some compression on it does not immediately respond to surgery or if you had surgery especially 2 so close that just manipulation of nerve may cause inflammation . Also one has to make sure you did not develop a blood clot in leg post op. You should discuss this with your surgeon. Scar tissue can form now. Read more...
What to do if I had back surgery 10 months ago I'm in a lot of pain can you please explain my l4/l5 & l5/s1 MRI report to me?
Spine Pain Options. This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. Read more...