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Leg Paralysis

Leg paralysis is when your muscles will not move your legs. Many consider numbness and weakness in the legs to be a sign of leg paralysis. Most leg paralysis is caused my trauma, inflammation or disease to the lower spinal column. This causes an inability for the nerves to tell the muscles to move. The second most common cause is Sciatica. It occurs when there is damage to the sciatic nerve, located in the back of the leg. There are also diseases that can effect the nerves that control the leg muscles. Listed below are some of the diseases that can cause leg paralysis.


ALD disease

Chiari Malformation


Myasthenia Gravis

Spina Bifida

Spinal Injuries






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