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Had spinal surgery previously. Having total numbness in the right leg. Unable to stand, walk. Solution?

I ve had s[onal surgery, a 360 with titanium rods. in 2010. Since then been working out, riding stationary bike etc. yesterday on my way to the shower my right leg gave out. Now I can put NO weight on it. cant stand, walk, I can feel the nerves running from my butt down my leg. cant extend it all the way. is this temporary, what can i do? i wa fine, and all of a sudden. The leg is usually numb so its hard to know if its paining...please help.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Your symptoms are new onset and hence require evaluation. It is possible that some new nerves or a part of spinal cord has got compressed, resulting in leg weakness.

You should consult a neuro specialist and get an MRI of spine done for appropriate diagnosis.

You would recover with early treatment and physiotherapy.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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