The symptoms of radiculopathy include radiating pain from the spine to the legs. Depending on the nerve involved, the symptoms may vary. Spurling test helps in the diagnosis of this condition.
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Query: Hello doctor,For two weeks now I have had bad low back pain followed by pain and tingling in my legs. Not both legs at the same time, but it switches sides. I went to my doctor and he did an x-ray, which was unremarkable. Rest alleviates the pain. Today, I woke up with a heavy feeling in my left leg... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. As you mentioned, lower back pain and radicular pain in the left leg with intermittent tingling can be radicular pain. Regarding urinary symptoms, you mentioned increased frequency. But you have full control over urine. ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My partner got an electric shock to his right arm a year ago. Ever since then, he has felt like he is constantly shocked, and he has been unable to move his arm properly. He is on 750 mg of Lyrica a day to control the shock-like feeling and pain. However, the hand movement has not retu... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cases of motor neuron disease are seen after electric shocks. Most likely, your partner is experiencing wasting of muscles due to motor neuron disease post the electric shock. A motor neuron (or motoneuron) is a nerve cell, which directly or indirectly controls the effec... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,One year back, while sitting on a chair in office I felt as if my back got stuck and was unable to move. I took two painkillers and managed to sit there for a while, but after two to three hours the pain started radiating to leg. I was diagnosed with moderate disc herniation at L4 to L5 an... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), but you need to provide me the following details so that I can help you better. Is the pain radiating to the legs? Do you have any tingling or numbness in your legs? Any aggravation ... Read Full »