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Can you tell me the function of the dorsal root of the spinal nerve?
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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lets you feel things
The nerve root has 2 "ganglions".
The dorsal root is on the posterior side of the nerve (closer to your back) and carries the fibers that allow you to feel things in your extremities (for example: pain, temperature, vibration). The information is transmitted to your brain so you understand what type of sensation is being encountered by the extremity.

In brief: Lets you feel things
The nerve root has 2 "ganglions".
The dorsal root is on the posterior side of the nerve (closer to your back) and carries the fibers that allow you to feel things in your extremities (for example: pain, temperature, vibration). The information is transmitted to your brain so you understand what type of sensation is being encountered by the extremity.
Dr. Chintan Sampat
Dr. Chintan Sampat
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: It is the region
Where the neurons are located for the spinal nerves that send signals to the brain and the ganglion is very sensitive to pressure and ph changes or acidity.

In brief: It is the region
Where the neurons are located for the spinal nerves that send signals to the brain and the ganglion is very sensitive to pressure and ph changes or acidity.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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