Saturday, 1 May 2010

Radiculopathy ?

A radioculopathy is a condition due to a compressed nerve in the spine that can cause: pain, numbness, tingling or weakness along the course of the nerve.
Radiculopathy can occur in any part of the spine but is usually most common in the lumbar and cervical regions.
Occurs due to nerve root compression and results in dermatomal loss of sensation, myotomal loss of motor recruitment and disturbance of spinal reflexes

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