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Back twisted after fall, severe pain, numbness spreading down leg. How to treat it?

I recently fell and twisted my back, and ended up in the hospital er. they said it was muscular pain and sent me home with some dilaudid , but shortly after I got home I noticed a numb sensation spreading down my left leg, and now it hurts, but only when I walk on it or move it, but my back is still in constant severe pain
Asked On : Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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Urgently contact a spine surgeon and get MRI done. Do not walk or sit on your own.
Answered: Tue, 20 Nov 2012
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