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mark hadfieldmmark hadfield Posts: 1
edited 12/15/2014 - 4:30 AM in Lower Back Pain
i have had several operations and procedures on my spine in the L4/5 and L3/4 area i am now having trouble again with pain over hip into groin ( like hernia pain ) burning numbness and pain in left thigh upper and oiuter area pain in lopwer back and cant stand lomg enough to urinate i also struggle to begin urinating but most worrying of all when seated at 90 degrees like sat in a adining chair it is absalutely impossible to lify my foor ( even 1mm its totally froze) i can feel the muscles engage but the foot/leg wont lift. has anyone come across this before as my gp is just sending me for an mri but wouldnt comment on the fact that my leg is stuck to the floor when seated. thanks in advance . Mark.


  • LizLiz Posts: 9,658

    Liz, Spine-health Moderator

    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • after he reviews the imaging studies . Is he aware that you are having difficulty with urination? And any other symptoms you may be having? It is important that he is made aware of any and all symptoms in regard to your current condition.
    When are you having the MRI? If I were you, I would make a follow up appointment for a couple of days post MRI so that he has the report and can go over the images and report with you.
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