Re: Herniated disc causing leg problems
I have the same problem in L5-S1 and I've had many ESI's done, some helped, but eventually (5 yrs later) the pain, tingling, and numbness has gotten worse. Epidural Steroid Injections are a temporary fix in my honest opinion. I am having PLIF surgery (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion) today. I have nerve damage in my legs and I fall a lot. The Dr. doesn't want the nerves to become damaged permanently and I'm tired of the pain, so that's why I'm having the surgery. Please get yourself checked out thoroughly. I hope this helps.