It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Back Problems Message Board

somtihmg different foot and leg?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-24-2005, 11:08 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 201
tracer HB User
Question somtihmg different foot and leg?

after my suregery my leg up til last nite felt great but last nite i went to walgreens and was walking around and my leg was tired feeling and started to hurt and also my foot,today my leg is still tired feeling and my foot at the ankle is tired feeling i went to pt today and the therpiest said i had very little reflex in my foot,wats going on now anybody have this a few weeks after S1,L5 open descetomy.the longer i walk the worse my foot gets to the point its really a problem,and i have not walked much since surgery but this is the first leg problem since surgery and i thought i was past the leg trouble.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 01-24-2005, 06:42 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 284
ladybird988 HB Userladybird988 HB User
Re: somtihmg different foot and leg?

Don't know what kind of leg and foot pain/weakness you had pre-surgery, so can't answer.

If you had pain/weakness prior to surgery, it can take many months for it to subside, as the nerve repairs itself.

If it's new weakness in the foot/ankle, then I would call the doctor.

Old 01-27-2005, 07:21 AM   #3
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 91
gustone HB User
Re: somtihmg different foot and leg?

I had a similar problem that started about 1 1/2 weeks after surgery. It was my left leg and foot. It became so intolerable that I ended up in bed 20 hours a day. It was nerve damage from the surgery. It usually takes 1 to 2 weeks for the nerves to react. It can be caused by the release of the disc that was crushing the nerve or it could be caused by the doctor damaging nerves during surgery. Since I did not have any nerve compression on my left side prior to surgery, it was determined that the surgery caused my nerve damage. After 10 weeks, I finally hooked up with a great neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He prescribed neuontin and it is like a miracle drug. I am back to my old self.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
My lisfranc injury story (right foot ligamentis dislocation 7mm) dawindsurfer Foot & Ankle Problems 32 04-15-2011 06:16 AM
My Flat Foot "Reconstruction" Experience julieannegriff Foot & Ankle Problems 114 06-11-2010 03:21 PM
outer edge foot pain TopGeek Foot & Ankle Problems 7 05-10-2010 02:12 PM
Tingling after Foot Surgery sorepaws Foot & Ankle Problems 0 04-30-2010 08:06 AM
wish someone would design a good looking shoe injuredeasy Neuropathy 1 10-12-2009 10:16 PM
Peroneal Nerve Damage ~ Dropped Foot! brentlinton Neuropathy 83 04-23-2008 09:53 AM
5 months after flat foot reconstruction, and still having problems.... any advice? rosinberfoot Foot & Ankle Problems 1 12-18-2007 04:24 AM
Round Two - - Right Foot 2/25/05 and Left Foot 10/21/05 Cyclist Foot & Ankle Problems 27 01-04-2006 05:18 PM
I had the foot surgery because… Cyclist Foot & Ankle Problems 2 05-09-2005 08:20 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is Off
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:46 PM.

Site owned and operated by™
© 1998-2018™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!