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What is up with "morning leg drop" ?

I call it morning leg drop - which is not an official term ( that I know of ). When I wake up each morning, I have to use my cane for at least the first few minutes I am walking. The same things happens if I go to a movie or any where were I have to sit down for awhile. Like when we go out to dinner and are ready to leave, hubby stands beside me, ready to grab me, as when I stand up my legs often don't want to work correctly.
But within a few minutes I can walk normal again. Well my NEW normal lol ;) I no longer ever walk normal normal - like I did before injury.

I am just curious what specifically causes this?
L1 - S2 "gone" useless in 1 way or another. DDD. RA. Bone Spurs. Tons of nerve damage/issues. Stenosis. Both knees replaced. 50 yrs old. I had a great fall (hence my user name) at age 41 and it has been a domino effect every since.


  • i'm not sure, but i think it has to do with the stenosis and the positions we sit/sleep in. the nerves compress (go numb) and then when we start to move again, they wake back up again...like i said...just my opinion.

    ---i also have issues of when i do to much, it returns. (along with a few ther ickey symptoms) but as lng as they resolve on their own with rest or bracing, i continue my current treatment plan.

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