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Back ache, ENMG showed radiculopathy, normal nerve conduction study, advised Gabapin

doctor sir my wife age 46 back ache since 18month our doctor did ENMG test Diagnosis L5- S1 radiculopathy , ENMG findings: Distal latenciies,CMAP amplitudes,motor conduction velocities and F wave latencies are within normal limits in bilateral common peroneal and posterior tibial nerves. SNAP amplitudes and nesory conduction velocities are within normal limits in bilateral nerves. ENMG summery NORMAL NERVE CONDUCTION STUDY . Doctor.advised medicine.1.Gabapin me 300mg.2.Flexon.3.Oxetol300mg.4.Elcafort.5.Nexito.
Asked On : Sat, 31 Mar 2012
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Yes,your wife is suffering from problem known as radiculopathy in which patient complaining of pain along the distribution of affected nerve root over the leg.
Reason behind this is due to compression of nerve in the spine.
Irritation of nerve results in pain and very very slowly damage of the nerve.
Your dr giving you the right treatment, gabapantin will reduce your neuralgic pain and it will reduced with in next few months.
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