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hyperreflexia in legs

tpostttpost Posts: 12
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:34 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Hi newbie to site,went to ortho dr.have bulging discs c2through c7,was examined and told that legs were acting bad.He told me I had hyperreflexia in my knee reflexes,and ordered an emergency MRI.The appt.is for Aug/17.Balance issues and tripping and falling. Anyone else out there experience these symptoms. history,scoliosis operation 35yrs ago.fracture ofc6 vertabrae oct/08. Hard neck brace for 3months.Bulging discs found on MRI in Jan/09 Follow up c2 through c 7.Have been in chronic pain since.Pt therapy from jan through april w/deep heat massage,no change. medications: celebrex 200mgs,amitriptylene 25mgs percocet 10/325.


  • Welcome to spine-health. Sorry you are dealing with hyperreflexia. I also have myelopathy and deal with the same symptoms. I have another appt tomorrow to see if some new meds may help with mine. Hope that things get better with you. Lots of good information and people are here.

  • welcome to spine health i also was told i had hyperreflexia--- my dr put me on some sort of med's for my twitching leg.. good luck to you
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