Neurology

Ask a neurologist. Get answers to your neurology questions.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Waekness on left side balance problems

Customer Question
waekness on left side balance problems
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Neurology
Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
9/25/2017
Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 8 months ago
drphophalia
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 38,145
Experience: Regularly deal with musculoskeletal neurology, spinal issues, bowel and bladder dysfunctions etc.
Verified

Welcome to Just Answer.
Answers here are for education and information.
I will respond shortly with an answer, or further information request.

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 8 months ago

What is your age and gender?

Since when are your symptoms?

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
age is 61 yrs symptoms are for 3 months
Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 8 months ago

You need extensive physical therapy. Please read this resource for the exercises;

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/883878-overview#showall

Exercises are graded in difficulty based on velocity of head and object motion and by progression of body positioning from sitting to standing to walking. The exercises are graded in difficulty by narrowing the base of support, making the surface uneven, or changing the surface from firm to soft. Varied walking exercises are graded in difficulty by changing direction, requiring performance with the eyes closed, increasing speed of ambulation, walking on soft surfaces, or navigating stairs. An aerobic exercise home program progressively increasing the time, speed, or distance that the patient could tolerate also can be initiated. All of these may need supervision of a doctor.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

Thanks for using Just Answer.

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Neurologist: drphophalia, Other replied 8 months ago

Was this information helpful to you? I would be glad to answer any further questions.

It is privilege assisting you.

Please let me know if you have further queries or unanswered questions.

Please consider a positive 5 star rating if this interaction has been satisfactory, as this is the only way we experts are credited and compensated for the time and work. You are not charged again for giving a rating.

The rating button is on the left upper side of this thread.

Thank you.

Wishing you all the very best in life.

http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-rate-answer-hl

Ask Your Own Neurology Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask drphophalia Your Own Question
drphophalia
drphophalia
drphophalia, Other
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 38,145
38,145 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Regularly deal with musculoskeletal neurology, spinal issues, bowel and bladder dysfunctions etc.

drphophalia is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark

Neurologist (MD)

1,985 satisfied customers

Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery

Jack Scariano Jr

Jack Scariano Jr

Neurologist (MD)

1,056 satisfied customers

Board Certified Neurology 1982 30 years experince. Also expert in Pain Medicine

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Neurologist (MD)

3,731 satisfied customers

Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience

healthydoc

healthydoc

Board Certified Physician

1,851 satisfied customers

Board Certified U.S. Neurologist

Dr. F

Dr. F

Board Certified MD

266 satisfied customers

Neurosurgeon with more than 20 years experience in practice and teaching.

Phytube.com

Phytube.com

Neurologist (MD)

86 satisfied customers

Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine with Special Research In Pain Medicine/Medications

Stroke Doc

Stroke Doc

Board Certified Physician

51 satisfied customers

I am board-certified in Neurology and the subspecialty Vascular Neurology.

< Previous | Next >

Related Neurology Questions
My husband is currently on short term disability due to
My husband is currently on short term disability due to slight carpal tunnel in his wrist. His primary doctor signed the forms to go on disability while in the process to determine surgery. He has vis… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
1,985 satisfied customers
I believe I may have a major problem with blood circulation.
Hello, I believe I may have a major problem with blood circulation. 1. I no longer get morning erections (progressively worsened over the past year) 2. Long & Short term Memory has become very bad (at… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,193 satisfied customers
I am having severe headache with pain runs from my eyes to
I am having severe headache with pain runs from my eyes to my nose and eyes hurts when to lights are on. I have high blood pressure and irregular heart beat local doctor gave me some pain killers but … read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
774 satisfied customers
Can adverse reactions to amoxicillin used to treat Lymes
Can adverse reactions to amoxicillin used to treat Lymes meningitis continue for a month or more after stopping the antibiotic. Advil helps and I didn't go to the dentist because I developed a slight … read more
Sumanth Amperayani
Sumanth Amperayani
Consultant Paediatrician
Master\u0027s Degree
774 satisfied customers
I am taking Cymbalta & get a zinging sensation in my head.
Hi! I am taking Cymbalta & get a zinging sensation in my head. What causes that? … read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
4,124 satisfied customers
I had a TCD ultrasound of my brain and they found greatly
I had a TCD ultrasound of my brain and they found greatly reduced blood flow in my left PCA when I turned my head to the left. This caused right arm and hand clumsiness, paralysis of my right leg, diz… read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
63 year old anorixic woman had a right CVA tgree weeks ago
63 year old anorixic woman had a right CVA tgree weeks ago and upon returning home from inpatient rehab had another stroke back in hospital after 4 days she is still incontinent , rewuires a feeding t… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,193 satisfied customers
I think I may have Drop Foot. I had an MRI taken a few years
Hi, I think I may have Drop Foot. I had an MRI taken a few years ago, and was told I had some crumbling of the lower spine that was probably pinching a nerve. It has gotten worse over time and now I t… read more
drphophalia
drphophalia
Other
38,145 satisfied customers
Hit my head on cabinet yesterday morning around 11 am. Mild
Hit my head on cabinet yesterday morning around 11 am. Mild Headache for around 3-4 hours. Stopped. This morning woke up and feeling anxiety but I've always had anxiety. Is there anything I need to wo… read more
Dr SS
Dr SS
Doctoral Degree
12,327 satisfied customers
I have pain on the inside of my left knee and have had off
I have pain on the inside of my left knee and have had off and on for 18 months since surgery. I have good range of motion, but the pain is more common now - I guess because I am more active. Does thi… read more
drphophalia
drphophalia
Other
38,145 satisfied customers
Both of my feet hurt. The are almost always numb. When I try
Both of my feet hurt. The are almost always numb. When I try to walk the pain goes from my toes up half of the leg and both legs become very weak. If I stand for any length of time my legs become very… read more
Dr.Saleem
Dr.Saleem
Consultant Cardiologist
Doctoral Degree
820 satisfied customers
I have had numbness, tingly and cramps in my arms and legs,
Hi I have had numbness, tingly and cramps in my arms and legs, mostly my legs for about 2 months. I had 3 mris - brain, neck and spinal - all completely normal. My bloodwork was also normal. Is it pos… read more
drphophalia
drphophalia
Other
38,145 satisfied customers
Subbanna, Unfortunately I'm experiencing a new symptom. It
Dear dr. Subbanna, Unfortunately I'm experiencing a new symptom. It happens when I'm tired, when I move/blink with my eyes, the lights around me blink as well. As flickering lights, like a wave. I've … read more
Neuro Doctor
Neuro Doctor
Full Time Neurologist
Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified
2,534 satisfied customers
I have been experiencing sudden and severe headaches on just
I have been experiencing sudden and severe headaches on just right side and in behind right eye. Ive also noticed my temporal vein is quitr pronounced now. Ive seen two doctors who have yet to even ad… read more
Medicaldoctor
Medicaldoctor
postgraduate resident,MD
Master\u0027s Degree
121 satisfied customers
I'm just researching the findings from an MRI I had for knee
I'm just researching the findings from an MRI I had for knee pain because I have not heard back from my doctor yet. … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Neurologist (MD)
Doctoral Degree
3,731 satisfied customers
I am a healthy, active adult woman age 62. I had an EEG that
I am a healthy, active adult woman age 62. I had an EEG that showed "mild slowing of activity in the temporal region". The EEG was ordered because I had two very brief (30 min) episodes of global tran… read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,058 satisfied customers
Sorry to bother you again but as an experience neurologist
Hello doctor sorry to bother you again but as an experience neurologist how well do you think my recovery has gone… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,193 satisfied customers
I have had 6 spinal surgeries due to an accident. My spine
.I have had 6 spinal surgeries due to an accident. My spine needed to be decompressed and was just in Hospital and physical rehab for 4 months. I'm 51 years old and haven't worked and most likely won'… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,193 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x