- Jun 11, 2022
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I was examined by my GP after booking an appointment to see her after I realised that I my legs and arms were becoming weaker and I was struggling to move my hands and feet properly. I thought that I had neuropathy and was realising that it was rapidly getting worse every day. I was given a brief neurological examination in my GP surgery involving some reflex, muscle strength and tongue examination. As a result, I urgently was referred to a neurologist at Sheffield Hallamshire Hospital: I have now received my appointment and it's with a specialist registrar in the MND team. I had never considered MND because I had thought it was due to overwork and tiredness. I have had other tests before my weakness became as intense as it is now (blood panels, scans, ultrasounds and X Rays) due to a limp that came on quickly. I never mentioned MND to my GP, in fact we didn't discuss anything really it was mostly a physical examination. But now I am a bit in limbo waiting for my appointment.