Cauda Equina is a rare but very serious spinal condition which, if not treated within a timely manner, can cause a lot of damage.
The consequences of the delay to treat cauda equina include permanent damage to the bowel, bladder, sexual organs, legs and ongoing lower back pain.
Due to the serious damage this condition can cause, doctors need to be constantly on alert and looking out for symptoms as they arise.
Therefore, failure to treat cauda equina within timely manner can be negligent.
Cauda Equina usually develops suddenly, however, quite often...