The exact location of the symptoms of sciatica would be determined by which neurons are compressed; in other words, which nerve root level is affected (from L4 to S3), and whether they are sensory or motor neurons.
Special Orthopedic Assessment Tests for the Neck – Space Occupying Conditions
The term “space occupying condition” is used to describe a condition in which there is compression on a spinal nerve in the intervertebral foramen.
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.