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Meralgia Paresthetica & Pregnancy Exercises

Meralgia paresthetica is a neurological condition characterized by pain or numbness along the outer thigh. Also known as Bernhardt-Roth syndrome, this disorder is caused by trauma or compression to the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which travels from the thigh to the spinal cord. Meralgia paresthetica commonly occurs in pregnancy owing to weight...

Meralgia Paresthetica

Recto: The vessels of the upper leg. Verso: The nerves and arteries of the hand, and the pelvic vessels

Pinched Femoral Nerve Treatments

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Femoral nerve damageThe femoral nerve is located in the leg and supplies the muscles that assist help straighten the leg. It supplies sensation to the front of the thigh and part of the lower leg. One risk of damage to the femoral nerve is pelvic fracture. Symptoms of femoral nerve damage include impaired movement and/or sensation in the leg, and weakness. If the cause of the femoral nerve dysfunction can be identified and successfully treated, there is a possibility of full recovery.

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