Numbness is an uncomfortable symptom of nerve abnormality that can occur anywhere in the body. It is marked by a loss of feeling or a tingling sensation, which is often preceded by a burning or pins-and-needles feeling called paresthesias.
Persistent numbness in the legs and lower extremities is generally the result of an underlying condition involving nerve damage or disease. This guide explores some of the most common causes of leg numbness, weakness, and pain, as well as the most effective ways to treat them.
If you’re experiencing numbness or tingling in your legs, it’s important to visit an orthopedic specialist to diagnose the underlying condition. The physicians and physical therapists at Pro Sports & Elite Rehab can help you pinpoint the cause of your symptoms as well as develop an effective treatment plan. Call and book your appointment today.