|Name||Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)|
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|Symptoms of Cauda Equina Syndrome
The nerves of the Cauda Equina are responsible for the supply of nerves to the bladder, bowels, lower limbs and also supply sensation to the skin around the bottom and back passage.
This syndrome has a complex spectrum of signs and symptoms. If your doctor has suspicions of CES, then in some cases it can be confirmed with an MRI scan.
Nerve Root Pain
|Useful national contacts||Cauda Equina Syndrome UK
Tel. 0800 989 0053
Cauda Equina Syndrome Association
Helpline 03335 777113
Spinal Injuries Association
|Children & young people||Cauda Equina Syndrome (Sunrise Children's Hospital, Canada)
Coronavirus - information for people with neurological problems (Brain & Spine Foundation)
Lumbar decompression surgery - when it's used (NHS Choices)
Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)
|Our resources||The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.|