October 6, 2019

There is NO consensus on clinical presentation and it may be etiological specific.3 Many in practice agree that urinary disturbances and saddle anesthesia are the hallmarks of cauda equina syndrome. However, the research does not back this as a Gold Standard. Further t...

January 14, 2019

This isn’t your fault. More and more administrators and government officials wanting to “improve” healthcare write policies that are out of touch with the reality of direct patient care. They don’t practice physical patient contact and interaction, how can they know ab...

August 30, 2018

Alone with Cauda Equina Syndrome 

It has been almost two and a half years since I had surgery for Cauda Equina Syndrome.

I was hurt for nearly a year before I woke up one morning numb from the waist down and wound up in the hospital being prepped for surgery. I was told...

August 15, 2018

Epidural Steroid Injections are a common treatment for low back pain and radiculopathy, however, is it the best treatment for those with Chronic Cauda Equina Syndrome?

July 31, 2018

What it's like living with Cauda Equina Syndrome and how to detect it.

July 11, 2018

My body was shouting out the red flag symptom’s of Cauda Equina Syndrome. You missed every single one of them. I would direct you to the CaudaEquinaFoundation.org to get educated. I would tell you that if you had done an MRI when I first saw you, this would not have go...

June 18, 2018

I caught a “little head cold” about two week’s ago, and it seems that there is nothing little anymore.  The good news is that I was coming down with some sort of bug when I started to get sick to my stomach every day. I thought it was from the CES because I do get sick...

June 12, 2018

Cooking in the kitchen is a daunting task when you have cauda equina syndrome, but it doesn't have to be. Learn tips to energy conservation in the kitchen.

May 30, 2018

It has been raining for over a week now, the weather is wreaking havoc on my body. I've been in bed for almost a week and feelings have returned that I haven't had since the Cauda Equina Syndrome Surgery.

May 16, 2018

It has been two years and three months since I had surgery for Cauda Equina Syndrome.  I’m about as good as I’m going to get, and it really doesn’t seem like I’ve come that far, but I have.  I learned to walk again, and still struggle to do so every day. I mourned the...

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