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by MusicSentry
Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Horrible Pain, Numbness, and Foot Drop.......Gone :)
Replies: 4
Views: 9003

17 months later

I am back 99%. Over the last 4 months, I have moved toward a paleolithic diet. All forms of sugar (sucrose/glucose/fructose) irritate my sciatica, so I decided hip soreness just wasn't worth it. I lost 35 lbs in the process so that was another plus. The 1% that remains is a little numbness in my rig...
by MusicSentry
Thu Nov 12, 2009 1:49 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Horrible Pain, Numbness, and Foot Drop.......Gone :)
Replies: 4
Views: 9003

One Year Anniversary

I am now one year out from my injury and things are back to normal. However, I would like to note one thing I have noticed that continues to bring back my pain and numbness: nightshades. When I say nightshades, I mean potatoes, tomatoes, all peppers (except black), etc. Whenever I eat any nightshade...
by MusicSentry
Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:03 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: Horrible Pain, Numbness, and Foot Drop.......Gone :)
Replies: 4
Views: 9003

Horrible Pain, Numbness, and Foot Drop.......Gone :)

I would like to begin by stating I am a physical therapist. While working in a hospital last November, I lifted a patient incorrectly, and felt a pop in my back. Two days later, while getting out of my car, I couldn't move my foot, had numbness down my leg, and experienced pain that is impossible to...
by MusicSentry
Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:35 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Lumbar Micro surgery is it the answer help
Replies: 5
Views: 4742

No surgery

Sander, Don't even consider surgery. I experienced a horrible back injury last Nov. and 11 weeks later my foot drop is almost gone and my strength has returned. The people who have surgery are mainly the people who don't want to exercise. I had intense pain, numbness all over my leg, and a foot that...