Wallet sciatica is also sometimes referred to as hip-pocket syndrome, wallet neuritis, wallet neuropathy, fat wallet syndrome or credit carditis. At the end of the day it really is a lower back problem called piriformis syndrome.
Sitting with a full wallet in your back pocket for extended period can twist the spine and compress the nerves in the buttocks and legs. This unnatural posture leads to inflammation, tingling, and lower-back pain. Wallet Neuropathy or “Hip Wallet Syndrome” is a form of sciatic neuropathy. The sciatic nerve runs from the pelvis to the thigh. When it is inflamed, the muscles around the hip suffer which can cause extreme discomfort and pain.
Eventually a person can feel radiating pain in the part of hip and back. When the nerve is pressed by the wallet it may cause unwanted strain on the sciatic nerve that is severe condition and can cause numbness in the foot, lower leg, and ankle. It can make hard to lie down, walk around as well as sit comfortably. The standing position can help.
If a person is bearing this condition or keep wallet in back pocket he should contact physiotherapist. The physiotherapist will recommend some treatments as well as exercise to prevent the unbearable pain. On the other hand, if the case is not serious then it can be sufficient to ease the pain.