Chances Are The Pinched Nerve Can Heal Completely?
I had an accident about 7 months ago, from the waist down it was difficult to move. In the diagnosis I had a pinched nerve and an MRI check was recommended for surgery. And after the operation there was a little change, but my leg was still weak and there was no strength. Never mind standing, even small movements are very difficult. But for the feeling in the feet like there is a feeling of soreness, and when the toes are massaged the foot reflex immediately moves. Will my leg heal again?
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In your condition, postoperative leg weakness is probably due to muscle weakness due to a long absence of movement, considering that for 7 months after the accident, of course, your legs are not moved much (immobilization) due to limited conditions. If this is the case, this muscle strength can return with gradual muscle training. Usually the doctor will plan a physiotherapy session for this. If it has been planned, you should do the routine as recommended, and don't forget to keep doing muscle strengthening exercises independently at home, even though you are not having a physiotherapy session to speed up muscle strength recovery.
Other possible causes of leg weakness are involvement of the nerves that have not recovered due to the accident, injuries to the legs, injuries to bones / ligaments / muscles, etc.
If physiotherapy is not planned by your doctor, ask the doctor whether it is necessary to strengthen muscles through physiotherapy, or if not, ask for other possible underlying causes.
That's all the explanation from me. May be useful