The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It starts in the back of your pelvis and runs from your buttocks down the length of both legs and into your feet. When your sciatic nerve gets compressed or irritated it can lead to pain and numbness. Many people also experience a tingling sensation … Continued
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A back injury can literally stop you in your tracks and take away your ability to bend, twist, walk or even sit. This extremely painful and long-lasting injury can leave you feeling frustrated and isolated. Chronic pain like this negatively affects your quality of life and may cause you to miss out on important life … Continued
The most common cause of pins and needles is a moderately and temporarily pinched nerve. People often experience an uncomfortable pins and needles sensation from sleeping on their arm the wrong way, or sitting too long (e.g., on the toilet). When this happens, a nerve gets squeezed and is unable to carry electrical impulses that … Continued
Last year stem cells made headlines as new discoveries led to advanced medical research and more effective treatment options. Let’s take a closer look at their special ability to multiply, self-renew and form different types of tissue through some exciting news stories from 2018: Stem Cells Can Differentiate Into Neurons and May Be Useful Post-Stroke … Continued