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Nerve Pinch In Leg
It started with severe back pain and nummness and pain down right leg, chiroprictor made back better, was pinched nerve. Still having pain right thigh?
Leg pain: Your chiropracter helped the muscle pain, but it sounds like something else is going on. I would suggest you see your family doctor, an neurologist or an orthopedist and evaluate further. Nerves can be pinched by many things, including disc fragments, bone spurs and even tumors. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I had a pinch nerve in my leg. Below my hip. It not pinched anymore but it is so sore. How long should it be sore and could there be nerve damage?
Denervation Atrophy: It depends on the severity of the nerve compression but for all intents and purposes a nerve that is completely disconnected from its corresponding muscles that it controls, the muscle atrophy will take place immediately thereafter and will become noticeable grossly atrophied after a short while. If the muscle loses all innervation, the muscle will be irreversibly atrophied usually by 12 months ...Read more
It is possible but: It would have to be a massive central disc herniation especially if the spinal canal is stenotic or smaller than normal. This can be immediate or over a variable period of time especially if it creates a condition known as a myleopathy with changes occuring in the spinal cord which can take weeks, to months or years. ...Read more
I have a slipped disk witch is colapseing do you recomend surgery it is also pinching my nervers in my legs?
Inactivity: Having your hips flexed in the seated position for an extended period of time can cause your psoas muscle to spasm. You can reduce that spasm by stretching the psoas (ie lunges) and the hamstrings. If driving long distances, try stretching for 5-10 minutes every 2-4 hrs. ...Read more
Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you pinch a nerve by poping your back and neck?? Cause I am having a vibration sensation in my leg but have not had any back or neck injurys
Possible: But not real common without injury at your age more so I'm older adults. ...Read more
Yes: Going down the leg is more sever form than local pain only. ...Read more
I have a pinched nerve. I have been takibg antiinflamatories for almost 2 weeks. Should I stop? My leg is the worst in the morning.
First, understand: That sciatic nerve pain is pain radiating into the leg with back pain that may or may not be associated with it. There could be one of multiple reasons for your pain that if it has persisted or progressed in spite of having it for some period of time you should see your doctor if otc medication, time & activity modification don' t help, get checked ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can u subconsciously get symptoms that other ppl say they have. Like my sis said she had tingling n her leg for pinched nerve and now I have tingl to?
You can: This phenomenon is seen with many symptoms, like itching, yawning, etc. I would encourage you to do this, if your symptoms persists, progress or you feel like they are compromising your ability to do anything then you should seek an inperson consultation with a healthcare provider. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my leg still feel a ripping sensation and severe pain/numbness after 9 mos of waiting for a supposed pinched nerve to heal? Standings awful!
How do docs diagnose pinch nerve in back and can they fix it without being cut on? My lower left side gets stiff and burns in my leg hours after work
Can sitting crisscross legs cause pinched nerve I've done that a lot and mostly all day. My leg feels awkward now. It has gone away I'm just wondering?
Yes: A disc bulge in the neck can catch the spinal cord and nerves. Lower back disc bulges do not cause arm symptoms. ...Read more