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can foot drop improve?

Hican foot drop improve?
Any idea?

Having lamenectomy L34 and revision L 45


  • patrain17ppatrain17 Ottawa area, CanadaPosts: 103
    Since my 2 stage surgery (November & December 2011), foot drop is gone. It doesn't mean I don't have anymore pain and numbness from time to time, but I haven't experienced anymore foot drop. I hope you will be able to say the same in the future.

    Take care!

  • Woohoo pat

    How long did yiu have your foot drop?
    And can you tell me what level and what kind of surgery you had
    Thanks soooooooooo much

    I needed some happy news
  • patrain17ppatrain17 Ottawa area, CanadaPosts: 103
    I had that nagging foot drop for a good for years before my surgery among other symptoms that are still following me today.
    I had a condition called basilar invagination. It affects the lower brainstem and the upper spine. I had a decompression surgery to remove whatever was crushing my brainstem and spine and I am fused from occiput to c3. I also have a small arachnoid cyst in my thoracic spine and stenosis in my lower spine but more severe at L4-L5.
    I'm glad I can give you a positive outlook!
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