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Suffering from severe back pain, both legs cannot feel the ground. History of slip disc. Is it nerve damage?

Several years ago I slipped a disc at L5/S1. I had a fusion and made a good recovery. Recently I decided to return to work and I saw a physiotherapist to help with inner core strength. He brought my legs to my shoulders and bounced on them. I immediately felt a weird sensation in my legs. I cannot feel the ground through both legs and I cannot drive because I cannot feel the pedals in my car. My physiotherapist says I will get better in a few weeks and my GP has just offered me stronger pain killers and could not comment on this problem. I am worried because I have severe back pain higher up my back than the problems I had at L5/S1 and am cannot feel the ground. I am worried that I have nerve damage what should I do?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Since this happened after attempting some sort of exercise I would recommend to see neuro physician without delay, probably you have severely compressed nerve or even cord might have got compressed.You will need a MRI to have look at your spine.

Hope this answers your question.Regards.
Answered: Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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