Nerve compression syndrome

What is Nerve compression syndrome?

Nerve compression syndrome or compression neuropathy, also known as entrapment neuropathy, is a medical condition caused by direct pressure on a single nerve. It is known colloquially as a trapped nerve. Its symptoms include pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.

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My MRI report shows that : Reduce L4 - 5 disc height , disc desiccation and central and B/L Paramedian disc extrusion seen indenting the anterior...

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I have noted the findings of your MRI lumbo-sacral spine. To give you proper advice regarding treatment, we...

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hello ..need help please advise me.. i had done surgery in 2008 for L5 S1 problem. now again after 4 year same pain problem started. pain on right...

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thanks Mr. jagdish for sharing ur reports with us on HCM
see, from the above report it is evident that there is diffuse circumferrential disc bulge...

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I have bursitis in my left hip, and am getting a lot of pain down my left leg to my ankle. my ankle is very swollen an sore, I have pins and...

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Can be a nerve root compression.

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The pain that you have can be due to the...

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