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NUMB FOOT AND TOES BOTH FEET

Posted by Paul W on 9/28/04 at 20:27 (160660)

i HAVE RECENTLY NOTICED NUMBNESS IN THE TOP OF MY TOES ON BOTH FEET, iVE ALWAYS HAD NUMBNESS IN MY LEFT FOOT GOING BACK TO 1997 WHEN SPINAL SURGERY WAS PERFORMED, DURA WAS CUT AND SPINAL FLUID LEAKED OUT, THEN LATER WAS DIAGNOSED WITH RSD, BY ONE OF THE LEADING SPECIALISTS IN TAMPA , SINCE 97 I HAVE UNDERGONE 5 MORE SPINAL SURGERY THE LAST BEING A SPINAL FUSION WITH AN ILLIAC GRAFT, AND 7 ABDOMINAL SURGERIES, INCISIONAL HERNIA(FLORIDA DOCTORS NOT THE BEST), MY PROBLEM AND CONCERNS ARE THAT NOW THE RIGHT FOOT AND TOES HAVE BECOME NUMB, ALMOST LIKE A FEELING OF STANDING IN THE SNOW AS A LITTLE CHILD AND YOUR FEET BECOME SO COLD THEY BECOME NUMB, THIS IS OF QUITE CONCERN TO ME BEING AT TIMES WITH THIS NUMBNESS I CAN HARDLY WALK, ANY INSIGHT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED, SINCERELY PAUL L W

Re: NUMB FOOT AND TOES BOTH FEET

Ed Davis. DPM on 9/29/04 at 09:20 (160680)

Paul:
A specialist need perform a nerve conduction velocity test -- it is like getting a roadmap of your nerve flow to see where the problem is. Physiatrists and neurologists perform that test.
Ed

Re: NUMB FOOT AND TOES BOTH FEET

Paul W on 9/29/04 at 17:54 (160701)

thanks ed for your assistancem, I had made an appointment with my physiatrists whon has treated me back in 97 when haveing 2nd spinal. surgery. What are such treatments if nerve damage is found, I will keep you posted, with sincere appreciation Paul

Re: NUMB FOOT AND Toes THANKS ED

Paul W on 9/30/04 at 08:48 (160740)

PLEASE READE ABOVE NOTICE, AGAIN MANY THANKS PAUL