I have two problems that have popped up since my posterior cervical spine surgery two weeks ago. First issue: the day after my surgery my right heel went numb. The following day, little lightning bolts of pain starting shooting from the ball of my foot to the heel when I pulled my toes up toward my head. That is still the same after two weeks. It is still numb and it experiences pain. (Bone was taken from my right hip/buttock for the surgery). My doctor had me do a venus dopler and nothing was discovered. So for now, I'm doing nothing about it. Second issue: I developed a very sore spot on my scalp. It is located 3 to 4 inches below the crown of my head and in line with the back of my right ear. There is nothing to see there but if I touch it with the bristles of my brush it sends me through the roof with pain. It's a sizable spot that continues down to the base of my skull behind the right ear. My doctor wants me to do desensitization therapy on my scalp. I have my doubts about this "fix" for my problem. He and his nurse just keep reminding me that "these symptoms have nothing to do with his work on me". I didn't ever have these two issues prior to this surgery. I am getting frustrated and want to know if anyone out there in cyber world has had similar experiences. If so, please talk to me. Thanks!
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