Neurological Diseases

Sciatic Nerve Pain – Causes and Symptoms

What Is Sciatica? Sciatic pain (sciatica) is a pain in the lower back, buttock, leg and/or foot, usually on one side at a time, caused by one of disorders affecting the sciatic nerve: Pinched nerve due to: Bulging or herniated disc Degeneration disc disease (DDD) Spinal stenosis (narrow spinal canal) Fracture of one or >> Read More ...

Risk Factors & Causes of Severe Leg Cramps at Night

The exact cause of nocturnal leg cramps is unknown (idiopathic). However certain individuals with chronic conditions may be at risk of leg cramps at night. Nocturnal leg cramps are more common in older persons, especially women, and primarily affects the calf muscles and small muscles of the feet. Leg cramps may occur as a >> Read More ...

What is Nocturnal Leg Cramping? Leg Cramps at Night

Nocturnal leg cramps are the painful cramping of muscles, usually the calf muscles, which commonly occurs during sleep. In some cases, night leg cramps may occur while the sufferer is in bed and between the sleep-wake stage. Nocturnal leg cramps are considered to be one of the parasomnia disorders that affect a >> Read More ...

Whiplash and Concussions

Injuries to the head and neck during sports, accidents, and other traumatic events are common. Two of the most frequently occurring conditions in the head and neck area are whiplash (a particular neck injury from high velocity forces) and concussion (a closed-head injury, sometimes called mild traumatic brain injury). >> Read More ...

Numbness and Tingling in Both Arms and Legs

Numbness and tingling are paresthesias. These are abnormal sensations or in the case of numbness, it is a lack of sensation. Both numbness and tingling can affect any part of the body. The limbs – arms (upper limbs) and legs (lower limbs) – are frequently affected with paresthesias like numbness and tingling. >> Read More ...

Leg Numbness, Tingling Feet and Toes

LEG NUMBNESS OR TINGLING Numbness is decreased, and tingling unusual sensation in the leg. This article describes causes of numbness and tingling in the legs, feet or toes. What Does  Numbness and Tingling Mean? Numbness In the Arms, Hands and Fingers Head/Face >> Read More ...

Arm Numbness, Tingling Hands and Fingers

Like any part of the body, tingling or numbness in the arm can occur for several different reasons. It happens to all of us at some time or the other. Most of the time this numbness or tingling is temporary and will resolve after a short period of time. However, ongoing tingling or numbness needs to be investigated by a >> Read More ...

Tingling and Numbness in the Face and Back of the Head

Abnormal sensations are known as paresthesias. It can include a host of sensations such as prickling, tingling or even burning. These sensations would not be considered abnormal if there are some stimuli, like an irritant on the skin surface or even mild tissue damage before pain occurs. However, when it occurs despite >> Read More ...

Causes of Tingling and Numbness – Paresthesia

What Does Tingling, Numbness and Paresthesia Mean? Paresthesia (Greek para- = abnormal, esthesia = feeling) is abnormal sensation on the skin that has no apparent physical cause (1). Paresthesia includes numbness and tingling, and can be temporary or permanent. Numbness is a decreased or lost sensation in the >> Read More ...
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