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What causes tingling sensations in lower body with numbness and burning in toes?

I injured my knee while bowling and think I may have a torn meniscus. An MRI showed no tear, but did show wear and tear and a small bone spur on the knee. I also have tingling sensations in the upper and lower leg, hip and lower back pain, numbness and burning in the toes.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
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Hello,

As these symptoms are indicative of nerve pull or disc injury bAn MRI is suggested.

Due to the spinal nerve pathology, there are abnormal sensory changes in the nerve supplied dermatomes and myotomes. Due to which there will be back pain, tingling, numbness, burning, etc.

I will advise for MRI of the lumbar spine. Post which with exercises you should do well. Exercise includes - core stability, spinal muscle strengthening, hip muscle strengthening, static hamstring, static Quadriceps, straight leg raise, bridging exercise, ankle toe movements you get good outcome score.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
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