September 25, 2018

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Post Back Surgery Question

Patient: I had a laminectomy with resection of a lipoma at the cauda equina 4 weeks ago. I still have numbness between my legs and hips and some left foot numbness. Should this eventually subside as the nerves heal. Also have tailbone pain along with this.



Symptoms: numbness to hips, between legs, down left leg to toes, pulling at tailbone with pain.





Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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