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FBSS(damage tibial nerve during surgery)

Started by ALIUSIA on 07/29/2010 6:00pm

Can you please give me any advice!!!

.....After two weeks of severe back and leg pain I went to ER and had lumber laminectomy to remove a disk fragment impingement of L5 on April 2009.
Right after surgery I had foot drop + numbness, weakness in my leg and pain. On the 3-rd days after surg. I start to fill gentle radio waves in my calf , this symptom are gradually increasing with
burning pain radio waves sensation in leg and back. I constantly saw rehab dr, he said take a time, take a time.( surgeon said this is not his parts of problem,it is rehab) Passed more then one year my condition got worse.

......MEG test on 5/2010 showed : no response and reduced amplitude in peroneal motor nerve, and prolonged distal onset latency and reduced amplitude in tibial motor nerve consistent with severe chronic left L5 lumber AP root level lesion'
My treatment focused on managing the symptoms with gabapentin, atiinflamatory and pain med.
Does someone, anyone know any new treatment for this problem, are there clinics or reserch centers that specialize and treatment for this problem? email me harhun@gmail.com
Thank you for reading.

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left L5 lumbar AP root level lesion.
My treatment postoperatively has been focused on managing the symptoms with gabapentine, anti-inflammatory and pain medication. I am wearing an ankle-foot arthosis very uncomfortable,radio- waves gradually distributing, (started from left calf after surgery) to my body up to waist,, and begin waves in my right leg in gentle radio waves, Dr neurologist said I will have of rest my life...

1 There are possible some treatment in my problem or stop,or reduce of my pain, numbness, and electro-waves in my body or somebody have/had this experiences after surgery
2 What kind specialist can understand and explain this symptoms that horribly destroy me...?
I am waiting suggestion or sharing with experiences harhun@gmail,com