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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Nerve Damage (Definition)

A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more


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Is it possible to have nerve damage in the knees from arthroscopic surgery ?

Is it possible to have nerve damage in the knees from arthroscopic surgery ?

Very rarely: Serious' nerve damage is very unusual after arthroscopic knee surgery."inside out" meniscal repair which is still being done by some orthopedists can put the saphenous nerve@ risk w/ medial meniscus repairs and the peroneal nerve@ risk w/lateral meniscus repairs...With' all-inside' repairs now being most common these nerve injuries are rare. ...Read more

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Can nerve damage in wrist reverse on its own or only surgery?

Can nerve damage in wrist reverse on its own or only surgery?

Nerve damage : It depends on the underlying pathology. If there is nerve damage from a compressive pathology like carpal tunnel, the pathology will typically progress and worsen. If it is after acute injury like a fracture, it will typically heal very slowly. An EMG may be able to sell the severity if the nerve damage and your doc should be able to answer your question fully. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only option for median nerve damage from being lacerated?

Is surgery the only option for median nerve damage from being lacerated?

That dpends: The nerve damage is rated three ways:1) numbness/little weakness, 2) major numbness/obvious weakness, 3) doesn't feel or move the hand. For the lattr two, in an acute laceration(not tearing injury) surgery to repair the nerve is best option. If the first type, then therapy and protective care will give the best outcome. ...Read more

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I just found out that the surgery on my ankle caused nerve damage. Will it be permanent?

I just found out that the surgery on my ankle caused nerve damage. Will it be permanent?

Maybe: Only time will tell. Discuss this with your surgeon, he may want to send you for some testing to determine the extent of the damage. ...Read more

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Can spinal surgery cause nerve damage?

Can spinal surgery cause nerve damage?

Surgery complication: With any surgery, there is the risk of complications. Some of possible complications are anesthesia complications, bleeding, blood clots, lung complications, infection, persistent pain, hardware failure, implant migration, nerve injury, spinal cord injury, sexual dysfunction .... ...Read more

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Can anyone have "nerve damage" pain after a past spinal fusion surgery?

Can anyone have "nerve damage" pain after a past spinal fusion surgery?

Yes: Failed back surgery syndrome ihappens in up to 1/3 of back surgery (and neck surgery patients). Injury to nerves during surgery happens in some of these cases. ...Read more

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Suffer nerve damage from neuroma surgery. Affects ability to work so what can I do?

What?where?: By neuroma you say swelling in a nerve?Which?Arm, foot like morton neuroma--brain like acoustic neuroma--- if it cause symptoms like pain, numbness --you were expecting some nerbe damage after surgery--if pain is new it could be stump neuroma of course disability depend on what type of work, standing, sitting, mental activity, work on computer--i still cannot see how all type of work cannot be done. ...Read more

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Curious to know if nerve damage can be reversed. A friend had cuado equina syndrome and had surgery. Is ok but some sensations gone or weak.Any cure!

Curious to know if nerve damage can be reversed. A friend had cuado equina syndrome and had  surgery. Is ok but some sensations gone or weak.Any cure!

This is serious: It is good the cauda equina syndrome was recognized and immediately surgically corrected. This will take time to see what the final improvement is. Your friend will need to work hard to control the recovery but the outcome sounds like it is on the correct pathway. ...Read more

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Dr. Sam Markzar
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Neuropraxia (Definition)

Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...Read more


Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more