1. make sure there is only numbness
and not tingling sensation
2. it could be from simpler cause like (pressure on the nerve resulting in numbness) or from disease like diabetes
,lumbar disc degeneration,or connective tissue
disorder,taking shower/walking may/might result in area getting warmer and relieving of symptoms.
3. any history of injury to head or back/addiciton?
4. preventive measurements prior to consultation with doctor:
. avoid sitting crossed legs,elevate legs at night while sleeping (put 2 pillows underneath your feet), massage your feet if numbness occurs, inspect your feet everyday for any injury,avoid tight fitting shoes.