I do not have a dx of MS but I have had 2 EXTREMELY bad attacks of lower extremtiy weakness of which has yet to be determined. Even though I am not dx'd with MS they are trying to rule it out among other things obviously.
the first time started and lasted nearly 2 months. At first I couldnt stand long enough to make a cup of tea and claw onto the kitchen counter, i had to stay in bed for days and it got to the point where I could walk and stand a little longer and yes my legs shook. I finally got a cane when could get around about 20 minutes and then had to rest.
This lasted almost 2 months (of course it got better as time went along) and then it went away. I could have done a cartwheel, my legs felt perfectly normal, It was gone for about 3 or 4 weeks and all of a sudden came back within 1 day. It is currently going away now after about 1 week.
And people cant help but notice my legs are stiff, spastic, abnormal gait and everyone stares at me. I look like I have a broom stick up my ***. And then IT GOES AWAY. Sometimes I will take a muscle relaxer.
I am waiting to see if I have any lesions in my spine, i know I have herniations which effect my spinal cord thru out my spine.
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