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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?

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

Nerve (Definition)

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


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Back pain and muscle problem in right arm and leg be caused due to posture during mastubation and can pinched nerve cause leg and arm pain at sametime?

Back pain and muscle problem in right arm and leg be caused due to posture during mastubation and can pinched nerve cause leg and arm pain at sametime?

Disc herniation: Can happen in both the neck and back area causing arm and leg weakness and pain. It is uncommon for for these to occur simultaneously. Sometimes neck disc abnormalities can cause arm and leg symptoms. If your symptoms return to normal quickly after the incident, then you can simply watch for any progression. If you have lingering nerve deficit even for a short time then you should get checked. ...Read more

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Sciatica or pinched nerve?Legs/feet sore or pain on and off.Also by my kidneys, shoulders and hands as well.Tired.My appt is nov12th not sure what 2 do

Sciatica or pinched nerve?Legs/feet sore or pain on and off.Also by my kidneys, shoulders and hands as well.Tired.My appt is nov12th not sure what 2 do

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. The shoulder pain and hand pain may be coming from your neck. I would have that checked out as well. ...Read more

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What is the best way to ease leg pain from a slipped disc casing a pinched nerve?

What is the best way to ease leg pain from a slipped disc casing a pinched nerve?

Pinched nerve: Put your back in flexion. Lay stomach down with two-three pillows under your pelvic area. This will help decompress the nerves. Hope it helps. Good luck ...Read more

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Neuro said pain in foot coming from pinched nerve in lower back. No leg pain just foot. Hurts to stand but when I lift foot off ground no pain.back?

Neuro said pain in foot coming from pinched nerve in lower back. No leg pain just foot. Hurts to stand but when I lift foot off ground no pain.back?

Possible: It is possible that foot pain can come from a pinched nerve in the back. The other possible causes can include problems with the foot itself or a combination of the two. You could potentially see an orthopedic surgeon it a podiatrist to give an opinion about whether there are issues with the foot itself if you did not feel comfortable with what the neurologist was telling you. ...Read more

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I recently had a pinched nerve in my lower back which caused leg pain. Back pain is gone and dr. Said leg pain may be CT band. What is my CT band?

I recently had a pinched nerve in my lower back which caused leg pain.  Back pain is gone and dr. Said leg pain may be CT band. What is my CT band?

Leg pain: He may have said it band, or "iliotibila band' from the hip (pelvic wing) over the greater trochanter of the thigh bone all the way to just below the knee on the outside. Maybe call them to clarify. Some stretching and nsaids might work great to help it! ...Read more

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If I have pinch nerve in back causing leg pain for 4 years, would I have atrophy by now?

If I have pinch nerve in back causing leg pain for 4 years, would I have atrophy by now?

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

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Low back + distal lt. leg pain. MRI negative but EMG/NCS says pinched nerves L4-L5 and S1. What can cause this?

Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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Severe leg pain r/l back sleeping helps some. Mri some bulging EEG no pinched nerves. Lipitor (atorvastatin) cymbalta presc. D what to suggest to dr. No injuries?

Severe leg pain r/l back sleeping helps some. Mri some bulging EEG no pinched nerves.  Lipitor (atorvastatin) cymbalta presc. D what to suggest to dr. No injuries?

Keep looking : For diagnosis, pain mgmt doctor Lipitor (atorvastatin) has been known to give muscle aches, spine and nerves rules out , dont have back surgery, bulging disc at your age are normal and dont cause severe leg pain. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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