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Can nerve entrapment cause weight loss, muscle wasting and muscle weakness.

Yes. Whichever part of the body is suffering the nerve entrapment, can go for muscle wasting and weakness ,if nerves are trapped by bands, scars .Pl get evaluated by an orthopedician/neurologist /PCP, get nerve condn studies and electromyogram to confirm the entrapment. But if the muscle weakness and wasting occur in different parts of the body, cause is not local but systemic ,eg MS,motor neuron disea. Read more...
No and Yes. Motor nerve entrapment can definitely cause muscle wasting & weakness - but only of a particular muscle or muscle group innervated by that nerve. It's unlikely to cause weight loss except if you lose a large amount of muscle mass.If generalized weight loss &/or generalized muscle weakness is occurring, you need a proper medical evaluation to determine cause; it's unlikely to be nerve entrapment. Read more...

Can MRI do a full body scan on my spinal cord from neck to tail bone to find why my whole body is weak. All diease rule out. Muscle weakness wasting?

Assuming it. is clinically indicated, MRI can image the entire spinal cord. Technically the spinal cord does not extend to the tail bone, however, it ends at about the L1/L2 vertebral level. Read more...

Can a compressed nerve in the back cause you to have muscle weakness and wasting in your upper body and lower body. Arms and legs muscle.

Nerve Compression. Nerve compression can cause weakness and muscle wasting in the extremities. The nerves coming out of your neck go down the arm. The nerves coming out of the back go down your legs. If there is wasting in both the arms and the legs, their is likely a problem with both back and neck. See your chiropractor, for spine manipulation and rehabilitation. Read more...