Original ArticleYoga Neuropathy A SnoozerWalker, Melanie MD*†; Meekins, Gregg MD*†; Hu, Shu-Ching MD, PhD* Author Information From the *Department of Neurology, University of Washington Medical Center; and the †Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington. Reprints: Melanie Walker, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356465, Seattle, WA 98195-6465. E-mail: [email protected]. The Neurologist: May 2005 - Volume 11 - Issue 3 - p 176-178 doi: 10.1097/01.nrl.0000159986.75426.d5 Buy Metrics Abstract Sciatic nerve compression very rarely occurs bilaterally. The authors present a woman with profound lower extremity weakness and sensory abnormality after falling asleep in the head-to-knees yoga position (also called “Paschimottanasana”). Clinical and electrodiagnostic findings are discussed in detail and a brief review of the literature is presented. © 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.