Just wanted to vent a bit. 13 months ago I had an l4/l5 microdiscectomy that helped about 50 % or so but never really licked the sciatica. Still very difficult to put on my shoes and can't walk too far with the hip and leg pain aching agian.
BUt at this point my greatest complaint is actually my feet- the bottoms of my feet feel like they were just whacked with a board or something! If I take my shoes off, they feel a lot better, and now I go around at work kciking my shoes off whenver I can.
THe other concern is that the whole time my issues were on the left side... but the right foot is an equal offender to the left foot now. IS this a common thing among you folks as well? I can't help but think that most healing / drying up of the disc would have taken place by now, and my uninformed theory is now that I must have lost enough height that I am affecting the right side nerve root. SOund familiar to anyone?