Author: Dr. Kong

Meralgia paresthetica

It’s the condition which is accompanied by numbness, tingling, or burning sensation on outer thigh.

It’s diffrent condition from sciatica which is caused by compressed sciatic nerve.

Pregnancy, tight clothes, weight gain can exacerbate the condition.

Once we relese lateral cutaneous nerve that is compressed by inguinal ligament, the pain will be lessened.

As for exercises, you can do lunge, quadricepts stretch, or hip abduction can release the pain.

With an acupuncture treatment, it can promote the blood circulations on the area to release the compression.


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