Femoral nerve damage causes severe pain in the buttock and upper anterior thigh.

Femoral nerve damage causes severe pain in the buttock and upper anterior thigh.

Femoral nerve and its relevance to chiropractic practice is the topic.

Femoral nerve and its relevance to chiropractic practice is the topic.

Femoral nerve damageThe femoral nerve is located in the leg and supplies the muscles that assist help straighten the leg. It supplies sensation to the front of the thigh and part of the lower leg. One risk of damage to the femoral nerve is pelvic fracture. Symptoms of femoral nerve damage include impaired movement and/or sensation in the leg, and weakness. If the cause of the femoral nerve dysfunction can be identified and successfully treated, there is a possibility of full recovery.

Femoral nerve damageThe femoral nerve is located in the leg and supplies the muscles that assist help straighten the leg. It supplies sensation to the front of the thigh and part of the lower leg. One risk of damage to the femoral nerve is pelvic fracture. Symptoms of femoral nerve damage include impaired movement and/or sensation in the leg, and weakness. If the cause of the femoral nerve dysfunction can be identified and successfully treated, there is a possibility of full recovery.

Nerves of lower extremity: 1 iliohypogastric nerve 2 obturator nerve 3 ilio-inguinal nerve 4 femoral nerve 5 sex-femoral nerve 6 lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh 7 sciatic nerve 8 posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh 9 common peroneal nerve 10 tibial nerve 11 medial cutaneous nerve of calf 12 deep peroneal nerve 13 subcutaneous nerve 14 superficial peroneal nerve 15 lateral cutaneous nerve of calf 16 sural nerve 17 medial and lateral plantar branches

Nerves of lower extremity: 1 iliohypogastric nerve 2 obturator nerve 3 ilio-inguinal nerve 4 femoral nerve 5 sex-femoral nerve 6 lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh 7 sciatic nerve 8 posterior cutaneous nerve of thigh 9 common peroneal nerve 10 tibial nerve 11 medial cutaneous nerve of calf 12 deep peroneal nerve 13 subcutaneous nerve 14 superficial peroneal nerve 15 lateral cutaneous nerve of calf 16 sural nerve 17 medial and lateral plantar branches

Pinched Femoral Nerve Treatments | LIVESTRONG.COM

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