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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Physical therapy can help control some of the pain associated with radicular symptoms. It does not necessarily resolve the actual pathology (although ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Various ways.: Usuly will resolve on their own. I would recommend physical therapy along with anti-inflammatory medications. In the event this is a mechanical proble ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Need more info: Chronologic age is not always a reliable indicator of general health. Important info not provided by your question: which nerve? Injured how? When? As ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
See your doctor.: A pinched nerve can produce very painful symptoms. If you are concerned, visit your physician. They can order additional testing and imaging studies, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: The piriformis is a muscle in your hip that helps to externally rotate your leg. (turn your leg out). The sciatic nerve runs behind this muscle and s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
possibly: If your numbness matches the characteristic distribution of known cutaneous nerves of the scalp, you might be suffering from a neuralgia. Talk to your ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
49 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thanks for asking!: Any severe stretch or pressure can cause sciatic irritation.Make sure the person doing the treatment is well trained.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Massimi
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, it can: The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve and damage to it can cause numbness on the outside of your ankle and foot.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
YES: Damage to the nerves that supply the perineum may result in penile numbness. It is well known that bicycle riding, which is an excellent aerobic exerc ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It can in the distribution of the ulnar nerve but not in other places.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yeah: Yeah at times you will note on a radiology report that a bone spur (osteophyte), or herniated disc is causing nerve impingement. That is the medical w ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But since you present no details of your symptoms, it is impossible to say. See a doctor and determine is an electromyogram would be helpful in making ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Location: Both nerves have predictable locations that they supply sensation that typically can be determined by a history and physical.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Pinched nerve: Yes if it affects the same nerves that innervate the stomach muscles.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: If the compression is severe enough to stop nerve conduction, atrophy of the affected muscles is likely.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Maybe, maybe not: Nerve pain from sciatica almost always (over 90%) heals itself. Nerve damage is less predictable. Some nerve damage is reversible, but the healing p ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Hwang
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Numbness may be a sign of nerve irritation or nerve injury, but numbness itself does not cause nerve damage.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: There are several anatomical planes between the two structures.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and No: Short answer is that any opiate or narcotic, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine etc, will help just about any pain. But one develops rapid tolerance to ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
If: Placed correctly should help with pinched nerve, sometimes they migrate (leads) go have them checked.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Not typically: Ulnar neuropathy is a nerve entrapment at the elbow with typical symptoms of numbness of the small 1 and 1/2 fingers and weakness of the intrinsic han ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Sciatic pain can be due to an inflamatory reaction as well as direct nerve root compression or both. When a disc herniates, there is an inflammatory ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Not seen that but...: I am not aware of leg twitches as being part of the complaints seen in patients with true piriformis syndrome. Pain, numbness, tingling, difficulties ... Read More

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