|What is Lumbar Radiculopathy?
Nerve irritation caused by damage
to the discs between the vertebrae. Damage to the disc occurs
because of degeneration ("wear and tear") of the outer ring of
the disc, traumatic injury, or both.
The central softer portion of the
disc can rupture (herniate) and this is what causes the commonly
recognized pain of "sciatica" that shoots down the leg.
may radiate from the lower back down to the buttocks, thigh,
leg, and foot. When you bend forward or to the side, this
movement may cause your pain or if you're already experiencing
pain, these movements may cause your pain to increase.
Lumbar Radiculopathy causes
pain in this region of your spine.
The origin or reason for
your pain can be the result of a wide variety of
causes ranging from chronic conditions to traumatic
injury, recent or old damage..
pain can feel very much like this in varying
BUT, if you've ever experienced the most severe
pain imaginable, often called "Sciatic Nerve Attack" and
that's very close to how it feels, you will not soon
forget that pain.
We can help you
manage & even control the pain as much as possible, so that you
can get back the activities you enjoyed before your accident,
chronic condition or illness.
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