Numbness is defined as a feeling of nothing that happens in the legs, arms and other similar skeletal muscles of the body. Usually one would experience it right after sitting for prolonged periods in a similar way. On getting up, there would be tingling or pricking sensation as blood gushes again. However, it goes away on its own after a few minutes.
HOW IS NUMBNESS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Numbness depends on the symptoms and the cause. General physician may conduct a complete physical examination and evaluate your medical history. Imaging tests like CT-scan, MRI and ultrasound confirm diagnosis on the cause of Numbness
HOW IS NUMBNESS TREATED?
Treatment depends on the cause. In most cases, there is no treatment needed as the numbness may go away on its own.