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Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

Posted by Laurie R on 5/08/00 at 21:10 (020047)

Hi,
The nerve in my foot the one by my arch (the inside of my foot) starts jumping kind of like a muscle spasam it comes and goes ,it does not hurt it just feels weird ,it feels like their is a party going on in my foot.Has anyone ever had this happen to them and does anyone know why the nerve does this?Thank you ...... Laurie R

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

john h on 5/08/00 at 22:02 (020050)

are you sure it is not a muscle twitch laurie? very common. people get them all over their body.

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wnedyn on 5/08/00 at 22:13 (020052)

I don't know if it's a muscle or a nerve Laurie - but yes I've had them....not painful...just weird.

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

Nancy S. on 5/09/00 at 06:05 (020060)

Good morning, Laurie. Just last week I had a jumping, twitching unit in my leg, also painless, just weird. I assumed it was a muscle, and it went away on its own after a few days. Your foot is probably just reacting to being in the cast, as in 'I want some action' and this is its way of getting some. Do you think it's really disco, though? After all, isn't that old hat now? --Nancy

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

john h on 5/09/00 at 09:33 (020069)

my twitching is more like the 'fox trot'!

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

ChrisO on 5/09/00 at 09:35 (020070)

Hi Laurie - Yep, I had the same thing and my ART treatments have all but eliminated that particular thing.....

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Angie on 5/09/00 at 16:56 (020096)

Laurie- I am new to the site. I seen your question about jumping nerves. I have them quite often. Both feet. I tend to have them more when I am taping my arch. It is quite wierd and until I seen your posting I thought it was all in my head! I have been suffering with PF in both feet for 7 months now. Acupuncture has helped me more than anything right now. I do not seem to have the jumping muscles in my feet since I have been doing acupuncture.

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Dr. Zuckerman on 5/09/00 at 18:35 (020122)

If it feels like an electric shock going into the heel it is the plantar fascia fibers. I have seen this after heel fasia surgery. It lasts for about ten minutes and feels like an electric shock.

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

john h on 5/08/00 at 22:02 (020050)

are you sure it is not a muscle twitch laurie? very common. people get them all over their body.

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

wnedyn on 5/08/00 at 22:13 (020052)

I don't know if it's a muscle or a nerve Laurie - but yes I've had them....not painful...just weird.

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

Nancy S. on 5/09/00 at 06:05 (020060)

Good morning, Laurie. Just last week I had a jumping, twitching unit in my leg, also painless, just weird. I assumed it was a muscle, and it went away on its own after a few days. Your foot is probably just reacting to being in the cast, as in 'I want some action' and this is its way of getting some. Do you think it's really disco, though? After all, isn't that old hat now? --Nancy

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

john h on 5/09/00 at 09:33 (020069)

my twitching is more like the 'fox trot'!

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

ChrisO on 5/09/00 at 09:35 (020070)

Hi Laurie - Yep, I had the same thing and my ART treatments have all but eliminated that particular thing.....

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

Angie on 5/09/00 at 16:56 (020096)

Laurie- I am new to the site. I seen your question about jumping nerves. I have them quite often. Both feet. I tend to have them more when I am taping my arch. It is quite wierd and until I seen your posting I thought it was all in my head! I have been suffering with PF in both feet for 7 months now. Acupuncture has helped me more than anything right now. I do not seem to have the jumping muscles in my feet since I have been doing acupuncture.

Re: Jumping nerves like a disco !!!!!!!!!

Dr. Zuckerman on 5/09/00 at 18:35 (020122)

If it feels like an electric shock going into the heel it is the plantar fascia fibers. I have seen this after heel fasia surgery. It lasts for about ten minutes and feels like an electric shock.