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Offline wolfter

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Jello legs
« on: July 16, 2012, 09:32:28 AM »
That's the best way of describing an issue i've developed over the last several months.  The first time it happened, I was walking through the bowling alley and my right leg just totally gave out.  Not a feeling of numbness, just like no control or feeling.

I kinda laughed about it and didn't happen again for a while.  A few weeks ago, we were leaving a restaurant, and simply walking along and I suddenly fell because my leg again went to jello.  It's starting to happen more frequently.  It happend again the other night at work and just now again as I walking in the yard. 

When it happens, there's no sensation at all.  This time I noticed that my foot twisted sideways before I lost control and fell.  I don't have any other symptoms leading up to this, and am starting to worry that I could have a serious issue if it happens at the wrong time.

Has anyone experienced anything like this?  Totally new experience for me.

Thanks.
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Offline GSOgymrat

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Re: Jello legs
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2012, 09:44:11 AM »
I've never experienced anything like what you describe. Definitely discuss these episodes with your doctor.

Offline denb45

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Re: Jello legs
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2012, 09:53:08 AM »
My entire right-side ( of my arms & legs go numb) when I'm on my bike for more than an hour or so  :-[

this also happens when I'm in my Truck for more than that length of time  :-\

my doc says it's my sciatic nerve, but I'm not in agreement with her about any this

however when I remove my chain-wallet, this give me some relief  8)
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Re: Jello legs
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2012, 04:22:37 PM »
Definitely bring up with your doc.  I get "jello" legs, when I have a lot of anxiety or flustered.  That doesn't seem to be the case with you?  Had you been sitting for a long time and got up to walk?

 


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