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weakness walking up stairs one year post laminectomy

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,321
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:27 AM in Spinal Stenosis
had a laminectomy 12 months ago to correct spinal stenosis (L4/L5 )-everything from my butt down went numb after standing or walking for 5 minutes. that overall lower numbness has been corrected ( never had any pain ), but still have weakness going up stairs plus numbness/tingling in both feet and one shin. these conditions are especially pronounced after setting on a hard surface for a few hours. any ideas/hopeful prognosis ( have did did p.t., but about the only thing that has helped is anodyne therapy and the gains made by it are subject to reversal if i overdo it at work ( a very active 61 year old male ).
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  • mersydo said:
    had a laminectomy 12 months ago to correct spinal stenosis (L4/L5 )-everything from my butt down went numb after standing or walking for 5 minutes. that overall lower numbness has been corrected ( never had any pain ), but still have weakness going up stairs plus numbness/tingling in both feet and one shin. these conditions are especially pronounced after setting on a hard surface for a few hours. any ideas/hopeful prognosis ( have did did p.t., but about the only thing that has helped is anodyne therapy and the gains made by it are subject to reversal if i overdo it at work ( a very active 61 year old male ).
  • I h as sppinal stenois surgery and have spent 40 days in
    'special exercies". Still have problem. am brand new to this forum.
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