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I have the following symptoms and would like to know which nerve would control these issues and if the damage is consistent with a stretch injury or a severed nerve or even a crush. First of all I have spuratic intense pains, short in duration, but the most intensity of any pains I have ever experienced. The top of my foot, and my first 2 toes are numb and ...
Mar 05, 2009 in the Neurology Community - 2
Hi Rose, I am not a doctor, but I have a case that is very similar to yours. I had surgery to repair my ruptured achilles tendon and have since had all of the symptoms that you mention. I have a few additional symptoms as well. The skin on the bottom of my foot is hypersensitive to touch and temperature, but not so much to pressure. I have also lost all s...
Mar 01, 2009 in the Neurology Community - 2
At first report to the Ortho, he said he did not know unless they quote, "got into trouble with the nerve block.", whatever that means. But he did not refer me to a neurologist at that time to begin determining the cause, but did prescribe neurontin, (often used to treat neuropathy), I have good insurance and have already met my max out of pocket. ...
Mar 01, 2009 in the Neurology Community - 2
Dear Sir or Madam, I suffered an achilles tendon rupture in December. Subsequent to the surgical repair I have suffered neuropathy. I have lost dorsiflexion of my toes, lost sensation in a portion of the top of my foot and the big toe, and have heightened pain sensation to the plantar section of the foot. I also have SEVERE shooting pains throughout the f...