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i had surgery on 4/2/2012 c1 to c4 decompression to spinal cord and plates to spine day after surgery told surgon that i had terrable pain in left arm and leg , he told me it would settle, so over a year later and morphine for pain i saw him yesterday , my pain is still here and now my left leg i cant feel foot , cant move toes and rest of leg is 2 inches bigger than other leg also rock hard unable to walk and bend leg and very servere pain, surgon knocked me out yesterday as he says this is not due to his surgery, as spinal cord has opened out after decompresion, hes sending me for scan but he is adament its not due to surgery and has no idea to its cause, i must say day before surgery there was nothing wrong with my legs
amoon
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  • Amoon, Welcome. I haven't had surgery but I wanted to respond to you. There are some good people here with alot of knowledge and support. I'm sure someone will come along soon and give you some insight and suggestions. Hang in there.

    Kiki
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    Spinal stenosis since 1995
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    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • amoon63aamoon63 Posts: 4
    edited 05/13/2013 - 10:51 PM
    Kiki48 said:
    Amoon, Welcome. I haven't had surgery but I wanted to respond to you. There are some good people here with alot of knowledge and support. I'm sure someone will come along soon and give you some insight and suggestions. Hang in there.

    Kiki
    amoon
  • thank you for that,
    amoon
  • i must also say that my right leg has what i can only say as warm fizzy pop feeling running down it, and toes are in pain,
    amoon
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