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Tilt head forward and legs go numb, please help

Why do my legs get numb when am sitting down and I bend my head down .They get numb for like a second.
Asked On : Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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I would have to ask, how old are you and when did this problem begin? Having a short neck usually doesn't cause this type of symptom unless you've had it from birth. I think consulting a neurologist for a flexion/extension MRI would be very useful in figuring out what is going on. Somehow your spinal cord is being compressed when you flex your head forward. Hope this helps.
Answered: Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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1. You have short neck and spinal cord is getting compressed when you bend neck. Consult neurologist who will examine you and decide
Answered: Mon, 27 Jun 2011
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