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Radiculopathyin Phoenix, AZ

Treatment options

  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Epidural
  • Chiropractic treatment
  • Ice and heat application
  • Injectable steroids
  • Pain relievers
  • Physical therapy

Symptoms

Symptoms include:

  • Bowel or bladder incontinence
  • Sharp pain originating in the back and extending to the foot
  • Numbness or weakness in legs, arms, and/or foot
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Pain in the shoulder or arm
  • Pain in the neck, back, or head

Types

There are three types of radiculopathy: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar.

Cervical radiculopathy – Compression of a nerve in the neck or upper back. Thoracic radiculopathy – A rare condition with symptoms that can include numbness, tingling, and burning or shooting pain in the rib, side, or abdomen. Lumbar radiculopathy – Better-known as sciatica, symptoms include pain and/or numbness in the lower back, hips, and buttock on one side, and pain and/or numbness in one leg or foot.

Facts

  • Radiculopathy can develop from an injury or for no apparent reason.
  • It is most common among people aged 30 – 50 years old.

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