A pathologic disc can compress the sciatic nerve resulting in sciatica. Although any pathologic disc is potentially serious.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to meralgia paresthetica?
Self-care for meralgia paresthetica: heat and stretching of the involved muscles, and removing the physical stress factors that contribute to the condition.
How do we treat meralgia paresthetica with manual therapy?
Manual therapy treatment for meralgia paresthetica involves massage and client counseling to remove physical stressors that contribute to the condition.
Signs, symptoms, and assessment (diagnosis) of meralgia paresthetica
Meralgia paresthetica is primarily assessed by its clinical presentation of the client/patient reporting pain or other paresthesia in the lateral thigh.
What is meralgia paresthetica and what are its causes?
Meralgia paresthetica is a condition in which the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve is compressed, causing pain or altered sensation into the lateral thigh.