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Weakness and pain

DeannaSDDeannaS Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:46 AM in New Member Introductions
I have DDD and have really bad back and leag pain..I also have weakness in my arm's leg's to the point I can bearly walk or lift anything but my doctor's can't find out why.
My whole body is breaking down and even my tendint's are fraying and I'm tired of hearing sorry we can't find a problem.

Can anyone sugest or help?


  • Sorry to hear you're having pain and weakness. I can relate to some issues you're having. After my MRI and x-rays my Dr. sent me for an EMG/nerve test on my leg because of the numbness and saw the Neurologist the same day then was referred to the Orthosurgeon for a consult but at this time I'm not a surgery candidate but have done Physiotherapy and now getting injections from the Pain Management Dr.to help with the back pain.

    Are you on a nerve medication? I take Cymbalta now but have tried Lyrica and amitriptyline also. I hope you're getting some relief for your pain. Take a look around the site and we'll help to support you. I hope your Dr. can find what's causing your issues with diagnostic tests. Don't give up. take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. i am sorry you are having trouble finding a doctor to give you a diagnosis and treatment.. look around the forum and see what you can find! be sure and stay in touch with your doctor! good luck and stop by anytime! Jenny :)
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