Woman Hospitalised After Suffering Muscle And Nerve Damage From Her Skinny Jeans
The term 'fashion victim' took on a whole new meaning recently when a woman was hospitalised for four days due to damage caused by wearing skinny jeans.
Medical experts have warned that the flattering jeans could put wearers at risk, as excessive movement and squatting could cause muscle or nerve damage.
A new case study published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry detailed how one woman began to feel numbness in her feet after helping a relative move house.
She later fell and found herself unable to move, with doctors finding that her calves were so swollen that her skinny jeans had to cut from her legs.
“Investigations revealed she had damaged muscle and nerve fibres in her lower legs as a result of prolonged compression while squatting, which her tight jeans had made worse," claimed the report, which added that the woman remained in hospital on a drip for four days before regaining full use of her legs.
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