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Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment

What are Symptoms of Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment?

Nerve symptoms (numbness, tingling, burning) on the outside of the thigh from the waist to the knee are the main symptoms of this condition.

What causes Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment?

Pressure on this nerve, usually at the waist causes this nerve entrapment. Tight clothing and a lot of sitting can lead to these problems.

How do you treat Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment?

Freeing the nerve to move unimpeded and allowing it time to heal will fix this nerve centered condition.

Did you know?

This nerve only gives sensation and does not cause any muscle contraction. So if weakness is involved, this nerve isn’t the problem.