Compression fracture of the lumbar spine, numbness in the outer thigh after prolonged standing, relieved after sitting, what is the cause?

After a compression fracture of the lumbar spine, the loss of intervertebral foramen height, the compressed vertebral body and the herniated disc may produce irritation of the nerve roots, resulting in numbness in the lateral thigh. Especially when standing, the weight of the limb is transmitted to the compressed and unstable vertebral body, resulting in increased nerve root irritation and symptoms.

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