Radiculopathy, refers to a set of conditions where one or more nerves are affected and do not work properly (a neuropathy). This can result in pain (radicular pain), weakness, numbness, difficulty controlling specific muscles.
It is commonly referred as pinched nerve, as nerves can be pinched by bone spur or herniated disc leading to shooting pain and other symptoms.
On average, 85 out of 100,000 people are affected by pinched nerve or cervical radiculopathy. Age group of 45-64 is most commonly affected.
Are you having difficulty sitting down or feeling pain around your tail bone?
Maybe it was a sharp pain, or just a dull, throbbing pain that made it difficult or painful to sit.
Either way, it could be a sign that you have coccydynia, more commonly referred to as inflammation of the tailbone.
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a neurological disease leading to chronic pain affecting an arm or a leg. CRPS typically develops after an injury, surgery, stroke or heart attack. The pain is out of proportion to inciting event or trauma.
This occurs due to nerves and sympathetic nervous system dysfunction. These dysfunctional nerve endings often misfire which is interpreted by our body as extreme pain signals. It is often associated with swelling, skin color changes, hair and nail changes.
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a normal wear and tear of intervertebral disc. Despite its name, DDD is not considered a disease, nor is it progressively degenerative.
Have you been experiencing deep aching back pain at your back, along with muscle spasms? You may be having Facet joint arthritis, which along with Degenerative disc disease (DDD) believed to be most common cause of neck and low back pain.
If you suffer from headaches or migraines, you’re not alone. Every 10 seconds, someone in the U.S. goes to the emergency room complaining of head pain, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Headache is a broad category which presents with painful symptoms in head or neck region.
Have you been experiencing numbness or tingling in your back, arm or legs? Have you been experiencing sharp, shooting pain in your back, arms or legs? Do you have weakness of arm and leg muscles?
Have you been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy? If you have been experiencing severe symptoms of neuropathy in spite of trying traditional therapies, there is still hope with neuromodulation and other minimally invasive treatment options.
Approximately 1 in 3 adults will contract shingles at some point in their life. The rash and pain usually subside in 3 to 6 weeks in most individuals but 1 in 5 people develop a painful condition called Post-herpetic neuralgia.