Storm Keating rushed into emergency spinal surgery after being diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome

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Storm Keating rushed into emergency spinal surgery after being diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome


Storm Keating has revealed that she underwent emergency spine surgery after being diagnosed with a rare spine disease, Cauda Equina Syndrome.

Taking to Instagram on Friday night where she shared a clap of her hand and hospital gown, she revealed that she was first taken to hospital with a “very bad prolapsed disc,” which according to it required “surgery”.

However, Ronan Keating’s wife, 39, revealed that things took a serious turn when it was found that she had Ponytail Squeeze / Squeeze Syndrome, which is a serious type. spinal stenosis which causes severe compression of the nerves in the lower back.

Emergency: Storm Keating revealed she underwent emergency spine surgery after being diagnosed with a rare spine disease, Cauda Equina Syndrome

In a lengthy Instagram post, the mother-of-two recounted how it had been “the scariest week of my life” and added that she “didn’t wish anyone what I went through.”

Beginning her post, she said: “This has been a long and trying week, the scariest week of my life. But I am extremely grateful to Dr Syed Aftab and all of the amazing specialists, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and orderlies at #CromwellHospital who helped me get through this.

“On Saturday I was rushed with what we already knew was a very bad prolapsed disc, which had more recently degenerated to the point of requiring surgery. “

Hospital stay: Taking to Instagram on Friday night where she shared a clap of her hand and hospital gown, she revealed that she was initially taken to hospital with a 'very bad prolapsed disc which she said required `` surgery. ''

Hospital stay: Taking to Instagram on Friday night where she shared a clap of her hand and hospital gown, she revealed she was originally rushed to hospital with a “very bad prolapsed disc” , which she said required “surgery”.

Explaining how her condition deteriorated, she continued, “Upon stabilization in the hospital it then turned into compression / cauda equina syndrome which required emergency spine surgery. to avoid permanent damage.

“Without Dr Aftab and his diligence, care, attention and acute skills, I would not come out of this hospital with the prospect of leading the normal life I had always imagined. “

Cauda equina syndrome occurs when the roots of the cauda equina (nerves at the end of the spine) are compressed, which can lead to disruption of the motor and sensory functions of the bladder and bowels.

Shock: However, Ronan Keating's wife, 39, revealed that things took a serious turn when it was found that she had Ponytail Squeeze / Squeeze Syndrome, which is a type severe spinal stenosis which causes severe compression of the nerves in the lower back.

Shock: However, Ronan Keating’s wife, 39, revealed that things took a serious turn when it was found that she had Ponytail Squeeze / Squeeze Syndrome, which is a type severe spinal stenosis which causes severe compression of the nerves in the lower back.

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?

Cauda Equina Syndrome is a rare and severe type of spinal stenosis where all of the nerves in the lower back suddenly become severely compressed.

Symptoms include:

• sciatica on both sides

• weakness or numbness in both legs which is severe or worsens

• numbness around or under your genitals, or around your anus

• have trouble peeing, cannot pee or cannot control when you urinate – and this is not normal for you

• you don’t notice when you need to poop or can’t control when you poop – and that’s not normal for you

Cauda equina syndrome requires emergency hospitalization and emergency surgery because the longer it goes without treatment, the more likely it is to lead to permanent paralysis and incontinence.

Source: NHS

If left untreated, it can lead to impaired bladder and / or bowel control, loss of sexual sensation, and possible leg paralysis, among other conditions.

Sharing her gratitude to the medical staff who helped her, Storm continued, “There are no words that will never manage to describe my gratitude to you Syed, thank you.

And to Georgia and all the wonderful nurses and medical assistants who wiped my tears, comforted my fears, cleansed me and allowed me to keep my dignity in the times I thought I was losing it … you are human beings amazing at doing what you do, thank you.

Speaking to her family, she said: “My little girl will be one year old tomorrow and I can’t wait to get home (just in time!) And to my amazing family who support each other and hold the fort together in my absence. last week.

“It couldn’t have been easy and especially knowing how worried my baby @rokeating is! So baba, @jackrkeating and @missyykeating you are my heroes and love you and can’t wait to come home and see you !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ‘

The Australian fashion designer concludes her article by writing: “Finally, I just wanted to say thank you very much to everyone for your good wishes from last week, they have filled me with strength and courage. I hope that by sharing my story, it’s a little reminder to everyone to take care of their back!

“A lot of us take our spine for granted and often our health too… but sometimes the unexpected can throw a real curveball if you’re not careful or ignoring your body.

“I’m very lucky, but I wouldn’t wish what I went through on anyone. We share our highs on Insta but sometimes it’s good to share our lows too. He’s one of mine ❤️. ‘

Test: In a lengthy Instagram post, the mother-of-two recounted how it had been 'the scariest week of my life' and added that she 'wouldn't want what I've been through to no one ''

Test: In a lengthy Instagram post, the mother-of-two recounted how it had been “the scariest week of my life” and added that she “didn’t wish what I went through on anyone”

Illness: Detailing how her condition deteriorated, she continued: 'While stabilizing in the hospital it then turned into compression / cauda equina syndrome which required spine surgery emergency to avoid permanent damage.

Illness: Detailing how her condition deteriorated, she continued, “While stabilizing in the hospital, it then turned into compression / cauda equina syndrome which required spine surgery. emergency to avoid permanent damage.

Storm gave birth to her daughter, Coco, in March of last year and she also shares her three-year-old son, Cooper, with Ronan.

The happy couple met in September 2012 while they were both working on The X Factor Australia.

They tied the knot in a romantic Scottish ceremony in 2015 before announcing in December 2016 that they were expecting their first child.

Ronan shares three other children with his ex-wife Yvonne Connolly: daughters Missy, 19, and Ali, 15, and son Jack, 21.

Love: Turning to her family, she said: 'My little girl will be one year old tomorrow and I can't wait to get home (just in time!) And to my amazing family who support each other and hold the fort together in my absence last week

Love: Turning to her family, she said, “My little girl will be one year old tomorrow and I can’t wait to get home (just in time!) And to my amazing family who support each other and hold the fort together in my absence last week

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