Posted by on January 7, 2019 5:14 am
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About 30 years ago, Jeff Schinksy noticed a funny tingling in his thigh.

“I was on my feet a lot [and] I began noticing that, in certain standing positions, the area on the outer-front quadrant of my left leg began having that sensation of pins and needles,” he recalls of his time in the Air Force in the 1980s. “Kind of like when you’ve been sitting cross-legged on the floor for a while and suddenly stand up, it tingles and burns for a while until your legs recover from sitting in that position.”

But his sensations persisted and worsened over the next 30 years. “Occasionally I’d have to be in military formations, standing either at ‘attention’ or ‘parade rest.’ Parade rest was a killer, because the pins and needles would start almost right away, and it would progress to a strong burning sensation.”

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