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Pinched Nerve Big Toe
Sharp sudden pain in big toe only lasts a few seconds then goes away happens periodically throughout the day ?
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 have this slight numbness on the upper part of my left big toe.This started after i had a dance.Is it possible that this is due to nerve compression?
Can u get pain in ball of foot and toes from a pinched nerve in back. Mri of fooot normal. Neurologist tells me pain from back. Hard to believe.
Neurologist...: is right. Sounds like further diagnostic and treatment planning is needed. ...Read more
I'm told sore foot and toes are from pinched nerve in back. Should l get second opinion from podiatrist. Would podiastrist be able to help problems?
Evaluation.: There is a host of conditions that can be responsible for both sore toes and sore feet. A pinched nerve would not be at the top of the list, but it is certainly a consideration. A more complete history and assessment are needed to isolate the true problem. if the symptoms are indeed due to a back problem, most specialists should be able to make the call. ...Read more
I have a pinched nerve in back and sore foot and toes. Will physio help with pain in foot? Aslo would a massage of foot be recommended?
Toes started to go numb 2 weeks after steroid injections in lower back? Year later my foot is very sore to stand on. Pinched nerve in back.
Pain in ball of foot and 3 toes, toes also burn and turn red when standing too long. MRI normal, EMG shows pain is from pinched nerve. sound correct?
Tarsal tunnel synd.: There are several possibilities, it sounds like you could be describing tarsal tunnel syndrome, which is a pinching of a nerve in the medial aspect of the ankle. I would not hesitate to be seen for it as there are good treatment options available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pinched nerves: Peripheral nerves can regenerate once the compression has been relieved. The rate of recovery and the degree of recovery varies by the severity and duration of the compression. Nerves can continue to heal and recover 18 months after the impingement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Did you have surgery or injection yet? ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Not sure what is being asked here but sitting constantly is not typically a cause of pinched nerves. At your age, a pinched nerve would be more typically caused by disc degeneration (aging changes) leading to susceptibility of the disc to protrude/herniate, which results in nerve impingement (pinched nerve). ...Read more
How do they treat a pinched nerve in your back that is causing pains all they way down your leg to your foot?
A number of ways: There are a number of possible treatments for a pinched nerve. These include (but are not limited to) steroid injections, surgical decompression, physical therapy and osteopathic manipulation. What particular treatment you receive will depend on the severity of your symptoms and the skill and expertise of your treating physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could make just one leg get hot all the way down to my foot. Not all the time but most of the day. Could it be pinched nerve? Tyvm
Ridiculous Radiculis: It sounds as though your leg pain is being caused by nerves that are exiting your lower back. This is usually in the area of the lumbar and sacral areas. Known as a radiculopathy, when it affects the entire leg it can also be called sciatica. To remove all doubt, seek out a specialist to properly evaluate your condition and determine the proximal cause of the nerve irritation. ...Read more
What to do if i saw my podiatrist on thursday and he recommended orthotics for a pinched nerve in my foot..?
I just had surgery because of a pinched nerve on 5L. now I have foot dropped. the doctor today said it was normal. will I get better?
Advice: Hate to say it, but foot drop is NOT NORMAL, and in your case, likely due to either nerve compression on L-5 nerve root or perhaps transient surgical complication. Suggest, MRI and EMG, perhaps some temporary steroids, and use of an AFO splint to keep foot stable. Have a meeting with your doctor and get all of this situated. ...Read more
Pain in ball of foot when standing. When I lift foot off ground pain goes. I have a pinched nerve in back. Foot or back problem? Mri foot ok.
Back problem: My first thought was a neuroma in the foot however your MRI was normal. The low back spinal nerves innervate the foot. Positional changes effect the pinched area of the nerve exiting the spine. I would get a CT scan of the lumbar back. Antiinflammatory meds can help quiet the nerve down. Call in or see a doctor to get back to health. ...Read more
Peroneal: Peroneal neuropathy can cause a foot drop and the most common site of compression is the site where the nerve wraps around the fibula. Generally removing the pressure, splinting, and physical therapy can be helpful. But have you had this confirmed with electrodiagnostic testing? I would recommend it to be sure as there are other potential causes of foot drop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer