Radicular pain, Radiculopathy or the more common term Sciatica, is pain that radiates down along the spinal nerve usually due to inflammation or irritation of this nerve. There can be many initial causes of this pain including: injury, repetitive activity, sleeping positions, etc. Radicular pain may be felt as a numbness, tingling, burning sensations, sharp pain, or constant tenderness usually down your leg sometimes including your calf and foot.
The most common causes of Radicular pain can be:
Tingling in the affected body parts, weakness during movement and continuous pain in peripheral limbs are warning signs that you may have a slipped disc or herniated disc and that immediate treatment is necessary.
Treatment for radicular pain can be helped with:
While each case is different, the usual Radiculopathy treatment includes:
More than 80% of radiculopathy pain problems can be helped through Chiropractic care with Dr. Scott Jutte in Dickson, TN. Visit our site to learn more: www.dickson-chiropractic.com
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