A few months ago I began to have numbness in my left knee once it was bent more than 90 degrees. Over the last few months it has got to the point that its numb no matter how I stand or sit. Just wondering if anyone would be able to provide me with some more information on what could be the cause. Thanks Again!
You have a pinched nerve. Did you do anything or experience pain in your knee, leg or back before you noticed the numbness? If not taken care of it can become permanent and cause other problems. Best wishes, Sissie
I sustained an injury to my back about a year and a half ago. But I wouldn't have thought that would have been associated with it considering everyone I have seen about it has passed it off as my back being a muscular problem. So I didn't think that injury had any association with it.
A couple of years ago I experienced a numb feeling on my left knee and slight pain as well as a numbness that ran down the outside of the same leg. It was diagnosed as meralgia parasthetica which is a trapped nerve in the groin area. The area is still numb and lacking in sensation.
Your particular back injury may not have any assocation with your knee problem, but there is some pinching of a nerve somewhere. Only a visit to the doctor for a full medical examination will be able to give you the correct answer and how to get it treated or a referral to the physiotherapist for advice and exercise to help alleviate your symtoms.
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