Currently set to Index
Currently set to Follow
PROFILE
search
ask age2b
CART

Spine. Symptoms

Q
What are the most common signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Common spinal cord injury indicators include: Severe back pain or pressure on the spine, head, neck or back; Lack of strength or coordination; Loss of function or sensation in any part of the body (paralysis); Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet; Loss of bladder or bowel control; Difficulty walking or balancing while standing; […] Read More
Q
How long does a spinal cord injury take to show signs or symptoms?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
In most cases, the signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury are instantly apparent. Depending on the injury’s severity, some indicators may be unnoticeable until days or weeks following the injury. The period immediately following the spinal cord injury is the most critical in terms of medical treatment. Anyone suspected of having a spinal […] Read More
Q
What are the most common signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury may include, but are not limited to: Severe back pain or pressure on the spine, neck, head, or back; Loss of strength or coordination; Paralysis in any part of the body; Numbness or tinging in fingers, toes, hands, or feet; Loss of bladder or bowel control; Difficulty […] Read More
Q
What are the signs and symptoms of vascular claudication in lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS)?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Importantly, remember the 5 P-s of vascular claudication, as follows: Pulselessness; Paralysis; Paresthesia; Pallor; Pain. The absence of these symptoms, excluding pain and paresthesia, which are common to neurogenic and vascular claudication, should give the clinician confidence in the diagnosis of NC. If vascular claudication is suspected, referral to an internist for a workup is […] Read More
Q
What are the signs and symptoms of cervical spinal stenosis?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Stenosis of the cervical spine causes the clinical syndrome of cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). Initial symptoms may include subtle loss of hand dexterity and mild proximal lower extremity weakness, often without neck or arm pain. With progression, spastic quadriparesis begins. Pathologic reflexes such as the Hoffman sign, clonus, and/or the Babinski reflex may augment the […] Read More
Q
What can result from lateral canal stenosis?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Lateral canal stenosis at any region of the spine may lead to nerve root compression. The patients may experience radicular pain, weakness, and numbness along with the distribution of the affected spinal nerve. Lateral recess syndrome in the lumbar spine is a result of such focal stenosis. Read More
Q
What results from stenosis of the central cervical and thoracic spine?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Stenosis of the central cervical and thoracic spine may result in myelopathy from cord compression. Canal stenosis in the lumbosacral region often results in radicular pain, neurogenic claudication, or both. Read More
Q
Will I still have pain after spine surgery?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
You will get pain medicine immediately after surgery. Pain pills and muscle relaxers will be started as soon as you can have food. Your nurse probably will tell you to ask for medication when you need it. Even if you still have pain, you need to get out of bed and move as soon as […] Read More
Q
What are lumbar spinal cord injury symptoms?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
Patients with lumbar spinal cord injuries may experience: Paraplegia with functional independence; The need for a manual wheelchair for part-time or full-time use; Ability to ambulate using braces or other walking devices; Lack of bowel or bladder control.  Read More
Q
What is the L5 vertebra? What are the symptoms of an L5 injury?
Requested by Age2B visitor
A
by AGE2B
0
The L5 vertebra is the final section of the lumbar spine (at least, it is for most people). Injury to the L5 spinal nerve bundle can cause numbness and weakness in the legs, but the extent of these symptoms can vary from case to case. Read More

    Ask your Question

    Would you like to get the answer to your mailbox? (not mandatory)

    Ask your question

    We read all your emails and your text. Your question will be responded by our specialists, or one of the doctors we're working with, or our community

    Please complete the required fields.