Woke up this morning & my left leg (from knee down) was numb. I was sleeping on my back, my leg was to the side & bent. Can the position cause numbness?
Yes. You may have pinched a nerve in the position that you were laying in. This is very common, and usually resolves itself after a few minutes of repositioning yourself.
Possibly. If the numbness was due to the position you slept in, then the numbness should resolve. If it does not, then see your doctor.
Pain in my left leg from my knee down a lil numbness in my toes, I do have lower back problems can that be the cause? Also weakness in the am both legs sometimes
Numbness in toes. If you have pain in one leg and have lower back problems this could be a symptom of lumbar radiculopathy. This condition causes referred pain or numbness down the leg and into the foot. Rest pain (its worse when your sitting or lying down) is more indicative of nerve origin. Pain with motion is more typical with a musculoskeletal origin. A neurologist would be best to determine the origin. Read more...