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Terrible foot pain, back pain causing toes to spasm & curl

texasbestttexasbest Posts: 1
edited 03/19/2015 - 8:56 PM in Lower Back Pain
I was first diagnosed with Sciatica causing this problem. I'm 63, I suffered a broken ankle on both sides two years prior to this and have screws and plate put in my right ankle. My ankle has never felt anywhere near normal since the surgery. About 6 months ago my foot started to spasm and the the middle toes will turn under which makes life miserable. The top of my big toe feels very sensitive and the top and underside of my foot feels like a electric current is running through it. My foot feels hot all the time and to touch it's cold. The Dr that repaired my foot hasn't a clue what was making my foot do this other than to tell me it wasn't anything he did in surgery and suggested a EMG be done which I did a few weeks ago. I then was told it was my L5 by that Dr. Then my Dr wanted me to have a MRI done and to go see a Neurosurgeon. Well its been two weeks and hadn't heard anything so I demanded a call back to tell me something about what could be wrong and was told by his nurse that the MRI didn't show anything but maybe some minor scoliosis. Suggested maybe some physical therapy might help. Needless to say I'm just a little aggravated at the dismissal of this issue and the pain i'm having to live with 24/7. I have severe COPD, I've had 2 massive heart attacks and can't even push a half empty grocery cart or walk very far. I just don't know where to go from here and was wondering if anyone has had a problem like this. I know there's a nerve somewhere that's messed up. Any suggestions would be firstly appreciated.


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