Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) is a serious neurologic condition that describes extreme pressure and swelling of nerves at the bottom of the spinal cord. Whilst Cauda Equina Syndrome is a rare condition, if not treated quickly, the disorder can cause serious physical and neurological problems.
The nerves at the end of the spine can be likened in appearance to a horses tail, hence the term ‘Cauda Equina’, which is latin for horses tail. Read more>
If your back pain is also accompanied by numbness, bladder/bowel problems or sexual problems, perhaps it could be CES. Read more>
GPs should be expected to recognise the symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome and arrange an urgent referral. Read more>
If you think your diagnosis or treatment for Cauda Equina Syndrome was delayed, you could be eligible for compensation. Read more>
Did you know, if you have suffered any symptoms of cauda equina syndrome and your medical adviser has not recognised them, or acted upon them quickly enough, then you could make a medical negligence claim?
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