Numbness in the thigh, a case study, part 5

Leg pain, Muscle information, Nerve entrapment, Numbness, Thigh pain

Entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, diagnosed medically as Meralgia Paresthetica, has been poorly understood. Obesity, pregnancy, and ill-fitting clothing are implicated, citing mechanical compression of the nerve as the cause. Treatment is conservative and usually takes several months to resolve. In a cursory search through the literature, only Travel and Simons in Myofascial […]

November 2, 2010