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Pinched Nerve In Hamstring
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.
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
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.See 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.
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 checkedSee 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.See 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.See 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!
Radiculopathy: See your doctor....Doesn't sound like your nerve "healed." you may need updated testing and possibly more definitive treatment.
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?
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.See 2 more doctor answers
I usually get my pinched nerve on my left leg and lately I have been feeling in on my other leg (knees down)? Could this be my pinchenerve?
Different nerve: If you are having problems in the other leg, it would have to be a different "pinched" nerve. However, some rather large, central disc herniations or bilateral narrowing can cause problems on both sides.See 2 more doctor answers
I have a lot of pain in my right leg. It starts in the butt andthigh. What type of tests are there to find out if and where a pinched nerve is in the back?
This diagnosis is: Made by taking a careful history & doing a thorough physical examination with testing used to confirm the diagnosis if needed for further treatnent if initial care with time, activity modification, medication & physical therapy do not help. Then a lumbar MRI or ct if MRI contraindicated would be the ideal tests usually after 6 weeks of symptoms to help confirm diagnosis & guide further care.See 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.
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?
Nerve conduction: Tests are quite good. MRI is likely to also be effective.
I have a sharp pain shooting from my lower back down to my hip ad down my leg. Cant stand for long very irrating pain. As long as I am sitting down its fine, as soon a I stand up, it shoots a pain unbearabley down my leg. Couldthis b a pinched nerve? I ha
Epidural Block: A very frequently used technique used for this condition. Vist your pain doctor for a proper evaluation and see if you qualify.See 1 more doctor answer