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Numbness is a lack of sensation in a part of your body.

In addition to medicineyour doctor may recommend, consider the following:

  • Elevating the area may increase blood flow to it.
  • Epson Salt: Soak the affected area in a mixture of 1 tablespoon of epsom salt in a tub of hot water.  Soak for 10 minutes a day.
  • Exercise: Include in your exercises, exercises that use the affected area. Note: Avoid exercises such as high impact exercises if they affect the area negatively.
  • Hot Compress: Place a towel that has been soaked in hot water on the affected area for 5 - 10 minutes. Repeat as necessary. Be sure the water is no so hot that it burns your skin.
  • Massage: Massage the area with a cream of your choice or olive oil until the area heats a little.

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