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by tlc
Thu Jun 29, 2006 4:37 pm
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Newcomer with questions and need of support/hope
Replies: 12
Views: 6083

Newcomer with questions and need of support/hope

Hi, After a long bout of sciatica leading to weakness of my calf, tingling in/on my foot, etc..my doctor ordered an MRI. I got a short email from him letting me know that it showed a disc protrusion causing pressure on the nerve root in the lower back and that he's consulting with a spine surgeon. I...
by tlc
Thu Jun 29, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: disc protrusion
Replies: 3
Views: 2728

disc protrusion

Hi, I came upon this site while researching sciatica. I've had sciatica with some tingling and weakness in my calf/foot. I just found out I have a disc protrusion causing pressure on the nerve root. Since I'm brand new at this I'm wondering what it means. My doctor hasn't told me anymore than that e...