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Dr. Bob, Neurologist (MD)
Category: Neurology
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Experience:  Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience
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Lying in the supine position, attempting to raise the leg

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Lying in the supine position, attempting to raise the leg w/o bending knee, left leg works fine, right leg won't move. Movement of either leg to raise while bending the knee(knee to chest) both work fine. Unknown injury approx 20 months past(sharp pain in back when turning while returning tooth brush to holder-fell to floor on all fours. Almost constant pain in hip area since. Some pain in the right thigh to knee and knee itself. Nerve block injection pain free for approx. 1 week. Injection into RT hip pain free for 10 days.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.

Have you had an MRI of your lumbar spine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Apparently you didn't get the entire msg. I had gone back & added -- after the fall, CT scan w/o contrast indicated some problem with several disk in the lower spine.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 1 year ago.

Unfortunately, a CT scan does not show the spinal cord and nerve roots in any detail. I would suggest you get an MRI to rule out a radiculopathy.