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Pinched Nerve In Calf
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
After NCS and EMG, doctor says I have a pinched nerve, S1, causing my posterior calf pain. Can a pinched S1 cause this pain? Schedule a 2nd opinion?
My left calf feels warm, but it is not warm to the touch, it might be a pinched nerve, i had a past gastric episode that worries me it might be more
Can ultrasound be used to detect nerve impingement/entrapped nerve calf? Is there any type of imaging that can detect a pinched nerve in the leg?
I experience a sharp pain in my lower left leg when i jog between my calf and shin it feels like a pinched nerve and twitches but seems ok if i walk?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
My buttocks, hamstrings, and side of leg below calf sore often, both sides off and on, but almost on the left. sciatica or pinched nerves.
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
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.
No: You may also need to consider a tapering dose of steroids. (anti-inflmmatories, not the type that are famous with elite athletes). Your doctor could prescribe this. If your leg pain fails to respond or you were to begin to feel any weakness in the leg of foot you should see a doctor for a thorough exam and an mri>. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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