• Rating:

BACK PAIN:

  • Lower back pain, especially when standing, walking or being active

 

PROBLEMS WITH EXTREMITIES:

  • Leg pain
  • Numbness in lower legs/feet (tingling/pins-and-needles sensation)
  • Gait Disturbance
  • History of growing pains
  • History of heel or toe walking as a child
  • High arches

 

INCONTINENCE ISSUES:

  • Urinary Dysfunction
    • Urgency
    • Frequency
    • Incontinence
    • Nocturia (waking up to urinate more than 1x per night)
    • Trouble emptying bladder
    • Hesitancy (trouble starting urinary stream)

 

  • Bowel Dysfunction
    • Frequent constipation
    • Frequent diarrhea
    • Occasional bowel incontinence

 

OTHER PHYSICAL PROBLEMS:

  • Frequent UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections) or having the sensation of a UTI
  • Decreased sensation in the pelvic area
  • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Decreased sexual interest
    • Difficulty reaching orgasm

 

Synonyms:
Tethered Cord Symptoms
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