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Cranial Mononeuropathy Ix
Y is my mononeuropathy worst first thing in the a.m.? The pain cease 2 hrs after I take meds. Should I take 2hrs b4 I wake up to cease some pain?
Neuropathy: Is basically the term used to describe damage to a nerve or nerves. This damage can be done by any number of things like metabolic issues, trauma, blood flow issues or autoimmune disease. Mononeuropathy is just a fancy way of saying neuropathy to a single nerve or nerve distribution. I hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lost strength in my right bicep due to mononeuropathy. How can I regain strength without injuring myself more. I have been like this for 3 weeks now.
Mononeuropathy: Yes as long as it is painful mononeuropathy ...Read more
For mononeuropathy, would 900mg of gabapentin (x3 a day), or 75mg of lyrica (pregabalin) (3x a day) be better? I still hv pain w/both esp. first thing in the a.m.
The cranial nerves: The cranial nerves may be given a number (roman numeral I-XII) or a name (their names are, in order: olfactory, ophthalmic, oculomotor, trochlear, trigeminal, abducens, facial, vestibulocochlear, glossopharyngeal, vagus, accessory, hypglossal) They conduct regular senses and special senses of the face. ...Read more
The Right Practioner: In the U.S. Cranial-sacral work is usually performed by massage or physical therapists. This is different from osteopathy in the cranial field (ocf), which is practiced by physicians (do's, md's & dentists). There have been no peer-reviewed studies that evaluate the effectiveness of either cranial-sacral or ocf at the population level. However, there is anecdotal evidence for ocf effectiveness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cranial Nerves: There are 12 cranial nerves which control all of the muscle function and sensation for the head and face. Each of these nerves has a different function. If one of the nerves becomes dysfunctional, the part of the head or face that it controls will not function properly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers