Nerve compression. Nerve compression syndrome or compression neuropathy, also entrapment neuropathy, is medical condition caused by direct pressure on single nerve, known as trapped nerve, though this may also refer to nerve root compression (by a herniated disc, for example). Its symptoms include pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness. Common places include elbow and wrist.
It's just as it says. Entrapment means caught & nerve entrapment can b from many areas nerves. In the spine due 2 a disk protruding & trapping the nerve root. Pain is due 2 the pressure on the nerve root & pain is felt in the area it inervates & felt in arm or leg. Periferarl entrap can occur any where. Most common iscts @ the wrist (carpal tunnel), cubical tunnel (ulnar)@ elbow. The pressure=pain/ numbness/weakness.
Posterior Tibial nerve. Over pronation of the foot/ankle has been found to be linked to tarsal tunnel syndrome. This movement of the ankle is thought to irritate the posterior tibial nerve along the inside of the ankle. Symptoms may include burning or tingling along the sole of the foot. Read more...