Pinched Nerve in Low Back

The following list shows some conditions and areas of the body susceptible to nerve irritation and the possible symptoms:

  • Suboccipital Neuralgia - shooting pain from the upper neck up the back of the head from nerve irritation in the upper neck.
  • Cervical Radiculopathy - pain, numbness, tingling or weakness down the arm or hand from nerve root irritation in neck.
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - tingling or pin and needles down the forearm and into the ring and little finger from pressure in the elbow.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the hand from pressure in the wrist.
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the upper limbs from pressure in the neck. There are four possible causes: anterior scalene syndrome, cervical rib syndrome, costoclavicular syndrome and pectoralis minor syndrome.
  • Intercostal Neuralgia - pain that radiates between a set of ribs from the back of the rib cage to the front from pressure in the mid back.
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy - otherwise known as sciatic neuralgia this condition causes pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the lower limbs from pressure in the low back.
  • Piriformis Syndrome - pain or paresthesia in the back of the leg occasionally extending into the foot caused by increased pressure on the sciatic nerve from a tight or spastic piriformis muscle.
  • Compartment Syndrome - painful tight sensation in the calf with severe pain with stretching caused by tight fascia, swelling, fractures, etc. Usually seen in athletes.
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome - aching, burning or numbness under the ball and sole of the foot most commonly from overpronation of the foot.

As noted above, the symptoms from a pinched nerve are usually experienced somewhere further down along the course of the nerve. This is commonly called a referred pain or a reflective pain. The doctors at Frisco Spinal Rehabilitation are experts at diagnosing and treating all sorts of nerve related issues. They are familiar with finding the cause of the problem and utilizing the most effective treatment solutions possible. If you are suffering with a pinched nerve and looking for assistance in the Frisco, TX area, call our chiropractic office today.

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