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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


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After pinched nerve neck surgery, will symptoms remain for a while?

After pinched nerve neck surgery, will symptoms remain for a while?

Usually not: It certainly varies somewhat, but it is not uncommon for patients to have immediate relief after surgery for a pinched nerve in the neck. ...Read more

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Pain management ctr surgery been 5months stiil get pains plus have pinch nerve in my neck what can I do for pain?

Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
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Pain management ctr surgery been 5months stiil get pains plus have pinch nerve in my neck what can I do for pain?

Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Since your pain persists after the surgery, i recommend you seeking help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation from a pain management physician. ...Read more

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Pain management: ctr surgery been 5months, still get pains plus have pinch nerve in my neck. What can I do 4pain?

Pain management: ctr surgery been 5months, still get pains plus have pinch nerve in my neck. What can I do 4pain?

Cervical spine: The top spine surgeons will not make recommendations for treatment solely based on an mri. A thorough review of your symptoms as well a neurologic exam and possibly imaging should direct your care. Speak to your doctor to make sure that the pressure on the nerve has been removed. While pain mgmt has an important role, generally it does not treat structural issues in the spine. Excellent question! ...Read more

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2 severely pinched nerves in neck from degeneration. Finally had cervical surgery. Still loss of use in arm. What is the prognosis for nerve recovery?

Depends: Recovery in surgery varies from individual to individual. In general nerves repair themselves, if they can 0.5 mm per day. Practically, one year after surgery, you will be at maximum recovery post-surgery. ...Read more

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Hello, doctor says I have a pinched nerve in my lower back that causes the off/on pain at right hip. He says no surgery necessary can P/T correct this?

Hello, doctor says I have a pinched nerve in my lower back that causes the off/on pain at right hip. He says no surgery necessary can P/T correct this?

PainMedsRelaxants&PT: A combination of Anti inflammatory meds with or without muscle relaxants and Physical Therapy may help the pain.But you also need to find the cause of pinch nerve by MRI if the spine before you start on physical therapy.Most patients respond to this regimen.But if pain persists and with MRI fIindings,you may need Pain Management or a consult with a Spine Speacialist ...Read more

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I had asked this question before, spine dr. Says he think surgery will not help.Knee dr. Says go to neruologist, emg says pinched nerve, hernatied disk.

I had asked this question before, spine dr. Says he think surgery will not help.Knee dr. Says go to neruologist, emg says pinched nerve, hernatied disk.

Clinical conffusion: Sort out wiith diagnostic injections knee and spine intrarticular Marcaine will rule in or out knee as pain generator then do selective nerveroot block of epsilateral L4 nerve root if MRI is abnormal no surgery umtil pain generator is confirmed by a sucessful injection if that doesnt work then to pain management for empiric treatment of unknown pain . The or is no place to clear up clinical confus. ...Read more

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