Radiculopathy is a condition that occurs when the nerve roots are compressed or damaged. This can result in pain, numbness, or weakness in the arms or legs. Radiculopathy is often caused by degenerative conditions such as spinal stenosis or herniated discs. It can also be caused by trauma or injury. Radiculopathy can be treated with medication, physical therapy, and surgery. The team at Gulf Coast Brain and Spine Center will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is right for you.
Radiculopathy is a condition marked by pain, tingling and numbness in the extremities due to nerve root compression. It’s caused by various underlying causes such as disc herniation, spinal stenosis or compression fractures.
If you’re suffering from painful radiculopathy symptoms Gulf Coast Brain and Spine Center can help provide relief with tailored treatments that are designed to address your individual needs. Treatment plans typically incorporate both non-operative treatments like medications, exercise regimens and physical therapy as well as minimally invasive procedures like nerve ablation or microdiscectomy when necessary.
It’s important to note that most patients who undergo treatment for radiculopathy experience significant improvement in their symptoms. Treatment may also help prevent complications associated with chronic or long-term nerve compression such as permanent damage to the affected area. Depending on your condition diagnostic imaging may be necessary prior to undergoing any type of procedure so be sure to discuss available options with your doctor before deciding on a course of action.
If you think you may have radiculopathy it’s extremely important to seek medical attention in order to get an accurate diagnosis and ensure proper treatment for your condition. At Gulf Coast Brain and Spine Center our team of experienced physicians will strive to provide you with the best care possible so that you can get back to your life without pain sooner rather than later.
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