Femoral nerve dysfunction is a loss of movement or sensation in the leg due to nerve damage.
Neuropathy - femoral nerve; Femoral neuropathy
The femoral nerve is located in the leg. It supplies the muscles that help straighten the leg. It provides feeling (sensation) to the front of the thigh and part of the lower leg.
A nerve is made up of many fibers, called axons,...Read more
A pilot study published online this month in the journal Pain Medicine evaluated the safety and effectiveness of vagus nerve stimulation... Read more »
The number five may be your unlucky number if you have Trigeminal Neuralgia. This type of neuropathy effects the fifth cranial nerve (CN V)... Read more »
Adults who have a painful hip from osteonecrosis of the femoral head often have the same problem in the other hip but it is "silent" or asymptomatic.... Read more »
Fatigue fractures, also called stress fractures, are caused by overusing a limb. The muscles become unable to absorb the shock to the limb (usually... Read more »
In this article, surgeons from the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) review femoral nonunion fractures. They define nonunion and explain the... Read more »
When osteoarthritis affects the knee, uneven wear and tear can occur. One side of the joint can wear down more than the other. The knee may angle to... Read more »